Controlling where lines break in Word

Subject: Controlling where lines break in Word
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011 11:35:22 -0700

In FrameMaker, it's trivially easy to specify which characters a line may break after. In Word 2007, I can't find anything that controls this. There are some settings in Word Options > Advanced > Layout Option that may or may not affect this behavior, but they aren't described in the Help, nothing useful came up in repeates searches, and I'm not inclined to pursue trial and error.

I have a doc in which I'd like lines to wrap after a slash (/). Can anyone clue me in on how to make that happen?


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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