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I want one Navigation button with a line break. How?

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Aug 28, 2018

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My navigation buttons are mostly names and one is a particularly long and hyphenated one. The button DOES break to two lines, but at the hyphen in the last name and not after the first name as I want it to do.

i.e. the button is

"George Blamm-

Hopfen"

(obviously I made up this name)

and I want

"George

Blamm-Hopfen"

I tried on the main navigation page changing the page name, but a break wasn't accepted. I also tried leading with space space space but the result was . . . well . . . yuck.
Anyone know how to do this?

Thanks in advance.

No image, no tricks. Simply use the glyphs, which are provided for such use cases. Just look, siegbrunn​:

How is it done? More than simple:

  • Place your text cursor.
  • Open the „Glyphs" panel.
  • Click onto the Glyphs shown here:

1.jpg

Be happy!

Don’t worry: The „ no break dash" looks slightly wrong positioned in Muse, but normally will show up correctly in your browser.

And: You can find a „soft hyphen“ (Only shows up, when the word id hyphenated) too.

By the way: This not very comfortable approach is not caused by Muse, this is a HTML/browser limitation. Hyphenation isn’t really supported well in modern browsers – or better: Isn’t widely supported at all. What we learn: Web layout isn’t print layout!

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I want one Navigation button with a line break. How?

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My navigation buttons are mostly names and one is a particularly long and hyphenated one. The button DOES break to two lines, but at the hyphen in the last name and not after the first name as I want it to do.

i.e. the button is

"George Blamm-

Hopfen"

(obviously I made up this name)

and I want

"George

Blamm-Hopfen"

I tried on the main navigation page changing the page name, but a break wasn't accepted. I also tried leading with space space space but the result was . . . well . . . yuck.
Anyone know how to do this?

Thanks in advance.

No image, no tricks. Simply use the glyphs, which are provided for such use cases. Just look, siegbrunn​:

How is it done? More than simple:

  • Place your text cursor.
  • Open the „Glyphs" panel.
  • Click onto the Glyphs shown here:

1.jpg

Be happy!

Don’t worry: The „ no break dash" looks slightly wrong positioned in Muse, but normally will show up correctly in your browser.

And: You can find a „soft hyphen“ (Only shows up, when the word id hyphenated) too.

By the way: This not very comfortable approach is not caused by Muse, this is a HTML/browser limitation. Hyphenation isn’t really supported well in modern browsers – or better: Isn’t widely supported at all. What we learn: Web layout isn’t print layout!

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Use an image instead of real text?

Nancy O'Shea, ACP
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Try it with a simple text box and link it to whatever you need. Watch/Download my example here:  Adobe Creative Cloud

Also watch the screenshot to make it easier in German:

Bildschirmfoto 2018-08-28 um 23.37.56.png

Try to avoid an image instead of real text. I am surprised to see that suggestion from Nancy, I must admit. It´s bad for SEO and editing in IBE and so on.

Best Regards,

Uwe

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Thanks @fotoroeder. I'm trying now to see what I'm supposed to do. (And don't worry about the German, English is my mother language and I have Muse in English). I think too that a image would be difficult and then there is also the problem of the States - although I only use two states - active and regular which makes it easier.
But if my navigation menu looks like this, how do I shove an extra button in the middle?
It's just unbelievable that making a line break on a button that permits two lines anyway is not possible to control.

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No image, no tricks. Simply use the glyphs, which are provided for such use cases. Just look, siegbrunn​:

How is it done? More than simple:

  • Place your text cursor.
  • Open the „Glyphs" panel.
  • Click onto the Glyphs shown here:

1.jpg

Be happy!

Don’t worry: The „ no break dash" looks slightly wrong positioned in Muse, but normally will show up correctly in your browser.

And: You can find a „soft hyphen“ (Only shows up, when the word id hyphenated) too.

By the way: This not very comfortable approach is not caused by Muse, this is a HTML/browser limitation. Hyphenation isn’t really supported well in modern browsers – or better: Isn’t widely supported at all. What we learn: Web layout isn’t print layout!

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You could use 7 text boxes and link them separately, use one text box with multi lines and link each line, but of course the answer from Günter Heißenbüttel​ is the correct answer to your question. Thought it is only one button but even in this case the hyphenation is better solved with glyphs like Mr G pointed out.

Kind Regards,

Uwe

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thank you fotoroeder​ Thank you @Günter!

OK, I'm trying it now. I've never even SEEN the Glyph window before, not to mention USED it! Been using Muse since Beta, but my needs are generally covered without going to a really professional level.

I've got the hang now of how it works (just like in Corel) but at the moment I'm not finding the "no break dash" - U+02D7. I'm looking in other standard fonts to see if it show up there - Arial, Georgia, etc. But not yet. Günter, what is the font in your pix of the Glyph window?

Karen

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o-KAY! I've got it (I think). I typed the name out using Helvetica for the non-breaking dash in a box on the Master page. Oddly, shrinking the box in width did not produce the desired result, the name broke with TWO dashes appearing. Blahhhh!

But then I took the name with the Helvie dash,, copied and pasted it in as "Page Name" (not title) in the "Page Properties" and ta-da! it WORKS. You're right @Günter, it looks strange, overlapped by the flanking letters, but in preview it's right.

You've made my day! Thank you for the help.

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