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Creating a Cover Letter WD 171
To Insert a Nonbreaking Space
Some compound words, such as proper nouns, dates, units of time and measure, abbreviations, and geographic
destinations, should not be divided at the end of a line. These words either should fi t as a unit at the end of a line or
be wrapped together to the next line.
Word provides two special characters to assist with this task: nonbreaking space and nonbreaking hyphen. A
nonbreaking space is a special space character that prevents two words from splitting if the fi rst word falls at the
end of a line. Similarly, a nonbreaking hyphen is a special type of hyphen that prevents two words separated by a
hyphen from splitting at the end of a line.
The following steps insert a nonbreaking space between the words in the newspaper name.
1
Click to the right of
the colon in the
salutation and then
press the ENTER key
twice to position the
insertion point one
blank line below the
salutation.
Type I am
responding to the
junior culinary
instructor
position that
you recently
advertised in
the and then press
the SPACEBAR .
nonbreaking
space character
blank line
beginning of
sentence entered
Press CTRL + I to
turn on italics.
Type Juniper
as the fi rst word
in the newspaper
name and then press
CTRL + SHIFT + SPACEBAR
to insert a nonbreaking
space after the word,
Juniper (Figure 3–34).
Figure 3–34
2
Type Daily and then press
CTRL + SHIFT + SPACEBAR to insert
another nonbreaking space after
the word, Daily.
Type Herald and then press
CTRL + I to turn off italics. Press the
PERIOD key (Figure 3–35).
all words in
newspaper name
wrapped to next line
Figure 3–35
Other Ways
1. Click Symbol button on
Insert tab, click More
Symbols, click Special
Characters tab, click
Nonbreaking Space in
Character list, click Insert
button, click Close button
 
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