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    Compound word - hyphen in line break

    I have a question about line breaks of hyphenated words.

    It is possible to divide the word “cock-a-doodle-do” as follows:

    cock-a-
    doodle-do
    or
    cock-a--
    doodle-do

    If both are possible, which is better?

    Is there any specific rule for compound word with line break in the dash?

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    Last edited by chicodesouza; 22-May-2015 at 17:53.

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    Re: Compound word - hyphen in line break

    Or maybe:
    cock-a=
    doodle-do

    or

    cock-a-
    -doodle-do
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 23-May-2015 at 08:16. Reason: Deleting unnecessary quote.

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    Re: Compound word - hyphen in line break

    You can break a hyphenated word wherever it is appropriate.

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