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    Nonbreaking hyphen (2000 SR1)

    Is it possible to replace hyphens with nonbreaking hyphens, using Find and Replace? It is possible to type or copy nonbreaking spaces into the Replace with box, but I have not been able to get nonbreaking hyphens into the box.

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    Re: Nonbreaking hyphen (2000 SR1)

    There are two ways to enter a non-breaking hyphen:
    1. <LI>In the Find/Replace dialog, click in the Replace box, next click the More button, then click the Special dropdown list. Select Non-breaking hyphen.
      <LI>Type ^~ (hat tilda) into the Replace box.
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    Re: Nonbreaking hyphen (2000 SR1)

    You're in luck: it's on the Special pop-up.
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    Re: Nonbreaking hyphen (2000 SR1)

    Thank you both. Wouldn't it have been sensible if MS had let you type it in with Ctrl/Shift/Hyphen as you do in normal text?

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    Re: Nonbreaking hyphen (2000 SR1)

    That would have been too obvious.

    You can type it with an ALT-0150 or an ALT-0151 depending on whether you wanted the n-dash or the m-dash

    Edited after stupid alert received. Thanks Jefferson

    Actually you should try an ALT-030 if you want the non-breaking version of the n-dash. The n and m dashes will both break.
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