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hyphenating larger words .. how can this be done ?

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I need a layout with larger number of text fields which may have long words .. currently words are being split randomly and overflowing into new lines ..    eg .. for the word 'accordingly';   'accordingl' comes on the first line and 'ly' comes on the second line. Is there a way that filemaker can hyphenate large words and insert breaks so that  it breaks in a more clean manner ?

 

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Filemaker will not hyphenate long words for you - but you can prevent words being broken by going into File > File Options… > Text and selecting the "Use Roman language line-breaking" option.

This will work for as long as you don't have a word that's longer than would fit on a single line.

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