7 Replies Latest reply on Mar 7, 2017 7:54 AM by BarbBinder

    How to prevent hyphenated words?

    Lo73140 Level 1

      I have a customer who doesn't want ANY hyphenated words at the end of a line. How do I set up a document to prevent hyphenated words?

        • 1. Re: Hyphenation
          BarbBinder Adobe Community Professional

          If you aren't using styles, select the text, change to paragraph view (click the ¶ at the left of the control panel) and uncheck hyphenation:

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          If you are using styles, turn it off for the various styles in the style definition:

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          • 2. Re: Hyphenation
            Lo73140 Level 1

            So you can't set up a document with no hyphenation like you set up margins, page size, etc? 

            • 3. Re: Hyphenation
              Steve Werner Adobe Community Professional & MVP

              Nope. Barb said it correctly!

               

              Hyphenation is totally different. It is tied to the language dictionary you've chosen for the text (by choosing Language from the character attributes).

              • 4. Re: Hyphenation
                Frans van der Geest (ACP) Adobe Community Professional

                Turn off Hyphenate Last Word and Cross column in the [basic paragraph] style and build new styles from there.

                • 5. Re: Hyphenation
                  BarbBinder Adobe Community Professional

                  So you can't set up a document with no hyphenation like you set up margins, page size, etc?

                  You can change the defaults.

                   

                  1. To set the default for all new documents, close all open documents. With no documents open, choose:
                    Type > Paragraph > Paragraph panel menu > Hyphenation and uncheck it. This will disable hyphenation on all new documents, it will not impact existing documents.
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                  2. To set the default for a single file:
                    Choose the Selection tool; Edit > Deselect All. With nothing selected, choose Type > Paragraph > Paragraph panel menu > Hyphenation and uncheck it. This will disable hyphenation on any new text in this document. It will not impact existing text (see my first answer, above) and it will not impact other existing or future documents.

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                  • 6. Re: Hyphenation
                    Lo73140 Level 1

                    Thank you! The replies I've received  have been very helpful!

                    Janet Long

                    • 7. Re: Hyphenation
                      BarbBinder Adobe Community Professional

                      Thanks for letting us know that we were able to help, Janet.

                       

                      ~Barb