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InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign, Third Edition by Nigel French

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Chapter 9. Breaking (and Not Breaking) Words, Lines, Paragraphs, and Pages

An important aspect of typography is controlling how words, lines, and paragraphs break—or are kept together—to enhance the meaning of the text and to facilitate easier reading. At the micro level, hyphenation determines how words are allowed to break—or are prevented from breaking—across a line. In addition, certain combinations of words, most commonly proper nouns, can be prevented from breaking over a line with the No Break attribute. On a macro level, Keep Options serve a variety of related purposes. They can be used to prevent paragraphs from breaking over a column or page, to keep heads and subheads with the lines that follow them, and to make sure that certain classes ...

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