No break certain words

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Is there a way to set up certain words with No Break? For example, the name of the company, I don't want to hyphenate but it is. I know I can set up a character style to correct it but I was hoping to set up the word to NEVER break. 

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Adobe Community Professional , Nov 10, 2021 Nov 10, 2021

Create a character style with only No Break set. In the Paragraph style settings, create a GREP style. Select your character style, but instead of any grep code, type the word(s) in that field.

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You can also add the company name in the user dictionary (Edit menu > spelling > user Dictionary). Add the name and insert a tilde before it.

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More details here:

https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/using/spell-checking-language-dictionaries.html

and see the “Add words to dictionaries” section

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Create a character style with only No Break set. In the Paragraph style settings, create a GREP style. Select your character style, but instead of any grep code, type the word(s) in that field.

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Thank you!

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You can also add the company name in the user dictionary (Edit menu > spelling > user Dictionary). Add the name and insert a tilde before it.

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More details here:

https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/using/spell-checking-language-dictionaries.html

and see the “Add words to dictionaries” section

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That is great! Can I also add it to a document? I am creating a template for others to use. Can I add it to the file?

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Yes, you can add the word to the document dictionary OR merge your user dictionary into the document (under preferences).

 

BTW, note that multiple-word company names won't work in the dictionary. 

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