Re: Support of U+00AD SOFT HYPHEN in current software

From: Samuel Thibault (
Date: Fri Aug 14 2009 - 04:03:26 CDT

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    Karl Pentzlin, le Fri 14 Aug 2009 10:22:04 +0200, a écrit :
    > The following line contains a U+00AD SOFT HYPHEN after each "test"
    > test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­test­
    > When I include this line in any document, I expect to see something
    > like:
    > testtesttesttest- <Column border here>
    > testtesttesttest-
    > testtesttesttest- ...
    > But doing this in texts displayed with the current versions of
    > Microsoft Word, Quark Express, Emurasoft EmEditor, Microsoft Internet
    > Explorer, or Firefox, the line is broken at arbitrary places mostly
    > within the "test" letter sequence. Also, hyphens are shown only
    > sometimes at these breaks.

    OpenOffice (at least starting from version 3.1) does handle it as you

    Have you read ?


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