Fix text hyphenation

You can easily fix text hyphenation issues in Publisher. Sometimes when hyphenation is left in the text and the publication is sent as an e-mail message, some e-mail programs may insert gaps in the e-mail message and the message might not appear as you intended.

To find and select the item, click the error message in the Design Checker task pane, click the arrow, and then click Go to this Item.

Manual fix

To fix this problem manually, turn off hyphenation and delete the hyphens.

  1. Click the Text Box Tools Format tab, and then click Hyphenation.

    Click Text Fit

  2. In the Hyphenation dialog box, clear the Automatically hyphenate this story check box.

  3. Delete any hyphens that remain in your text.

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