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AutoVue Fails to Display Microsoft Word “Nonbraking Hypen”(-) Special Character (Doc ID 2749089.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle AutoVue 2D Professional - Version 21.0.2 and later
Oracle AutoVue 3D Professional Advanced - Version 21.0.2 and later
Oracle Autovue for Agile Product Lifecycle Management - Version 21.0.2 and later
Oracle AutoVue Electro-Mechanical Professional - Version 21.0.2 and later
Oracle AutoVue Office - Version 21.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


AutoVue fails to display Microsoft Word "Nonbraking Hypen" (-) special character.

Expected Behavior

AutoVue should display the "Nonbraking Hypen" (-) special character.

Steps to reproduce

  1. Create a Microsoft Word document and add some text or numbers with "Nonbraking Hypen" characters, for example "2-3" and "Test-Test".
  2. To add the "Nonbraking Hypen" character(-), on the Insert tab of Microsoft Word, in the Symbols group, click Symbol.
  3. In the box that opens, click More Symbols. In the Symbol dialog box, on the Special Characters tab,
  4. Click the Nonbreaking Hyphen row to highlight it, and then click Insert.
  5. Save the Word document, and open it in AutoVue
  6. Notice that AutoVue fails to show the "Nonbraking Hypen" character(-), for example "2-3" will display as "23" and "Test-Test" will display as "TestTest"


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