pagelayout >> How to prevent line wrap on a hyphen in the text

by Richard » Wed, 25 Feb 2004 05:56:36 GMT

Hi

I'm working on a manual for publication; the text often refers to other
pages in the manual; the page number format used is like this: 3.7-12,
3.7-13, 3.7-14, etc.

Is there some way to keep these page numbers from being broken up at the end
of the line? I assume Word thinks that its ok to break a line on a hyphen
:-(

Are we just out-of-luck? We considered changing the numbering format, but
the publisher would approve it. Please reply with any suggestions. Thank
you!



pagelayout >> How to prevent line wrap on a hyphen in the text

by Jon Weaver » Wed, 25 Feb 2004 06:45:43 GMT


As you're typing the document:
Press CTRL+SHIFT+- to insert a non-breaking hyphen

If the document has already been created, make a backup copy of the file and
then
1. If you have no other hyphens in the document [verify this first]]:
To find hyphens and replace them with non-breaking hyphens, type - in the
Find box and ^~ in the Replace with box and click Replace All (the ~ is a
tilde and is entered by pressing SHIFT and pressing the key to the left of 1
on the top row of the keyboard)

2. If you have other hyphens in the document, you may have to find and
replace them one at a time.

pagelayout >> RE: How to prevent line wrap on a hyphen in the text

by U3VzYW4gVy4gIEdhbGxhZ2hlcg » Wed, 25 Feb 2004 06:56:06 GMT

Use a non-breaking hyphen -- the keystroke is Ctrl + Shift + -
You can replace the existing hyphens with non-breaking hyphens by replacing - with ^
HTH



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I'm working on a manual for publication; the text often refers to othe
pages in the manual; the page number format used is like this: 3.7-12
3.7-13, 3.7-14, etc

Is there some way to keep these page numbers from being broken up at the en
of the line? I assume Word thinks that its ok to break a line on a hyphe
:-

Are we just out-of-luck? We considered changing the numbering format, bu
the publisher would approve it. Please reply with any suggestions. Than
you

pagelayout >> How to prevent line wrap on a hyphen in the text

by Richard » Wed, 25 Feb 2004 07:10:22 GMT

Thanks very much for the reply. That helps alot!



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