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Old 07-26-2010, 06:43 AM   #1
hkdorama
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em-dashes & Kindle

I found that in Kindle when you have an em space with no spaces on the sides, the Kindle does not allow line breaks before or after the em dash.

What I have is a paragraph of words and their translations formatted as follows (the paragraph is justified and I need to keep is justified, so left-align would not be an option):

Code:
word—the translation of the word; word—the translation of the word; word—the translation of the word; word—the translation of the word; word—the translation of the word; word—the translation of the word; word—the translation of the word; word—the translation of the word; word—the translation of the word; word—the translation of the word;
Looks like Kindle treats "word—the" as one word. But that results in really bad line breaks, especially when 'word' is long.

I have tried using thin-spaces on the sides on the em dash by Kindle treats even that as one word!

Would anybody have any suggestions?
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