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I'm creating a book in indesign cs5. I'm using a table to do a 2 column layout. When I set the block of copy to no break to get rid of all the hyphens in the cell, the type disappears. I try dragging the cell bigger but the type never shows up. I think a setting somewhere must be check causing problems. I've seen this question asked on other sites, but the best answer was to re-install!!

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I don't know what you're doing but you aren't locked into a table to get two column layouts. – plainclothes Jul 26 '13 at 17:57
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If you simply do not want hyphens, uncheck "Hyphenate" on the Paragraph Panel.

The "No Break" option in the Character Panel menu means "place all (selected) text on one single line" - a la - don't break text into multiple lines

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