# [scribus] How to forbid hyphenation of a single word?

Owen Cook owen.cook at gmx.com
Thu Dec 8 20:02:32 UTC 2016


>
> I am struggling to find two very simple things, maybe not knowing what
> to call them:
>
>  1. Mark an entire word as non-breakable in the story editor (like
>     putting inside \hbox{...} in TeX), i.e. forbidding any linebreak
>     within that word.
>  2. Insert zero-width non-breakable space into text (I tried U+FEFF but
>     it still got broken?), i.e. forbid linebreak at that particular
>     point only?
>
> It is a word which is at the same time a web address, so I prefer to
> keep it together.

I wonder if adding the word to the "Short Words" list would meet your need?
(file->Preferences->Short Words)

Owen