Am reposting this question here from “Discussions” at recommendation of user _beverly_.
I am frustrated because FileMaker (15, still) puts line breaks after certain characters where there should be no line break (in proper typography), for example:
(1) After many characters that function like open (left) parentheses (a sample is given below):
⟨ left angle bracket (unicode 3008)
⟪ mathematical left double angle bracket (unicode 27EA)
⟦ mathematical left white square bracket (unicode 27E6)
⦗ left black tortoiseshell bracket (unicode 2997)
⸢ top left half bracket (unicode 2E22)
⸤ bottom left half bracket (unicode 2E24)
(2) Certain characters in the Latin Extended Additional Range such as uni1E9C to 1E9F, uni 1EFA to 1EFF,
for example: δ (Latin small letter delta, unicode 1E9F)
The closing (right parenthesis) analogues to the characters in (1) above also permit automatic line-breaking *before* them (to their left), which is also undesirable.
You end up with things like
all of which look just terrible.
While it is possible to force a line-break to occur where FileMaker would not put it by inserting a zero-width space uni200B (a trick worth remembering), there seems to be no way to *prevent* FileMaker from introducing line-breaks where they should not be.
Does anyone know of any solution to this problem?