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Nook cannot select words auto-hyphenated at end of line

Status: Open

Product: Nook with Glowlight (Model BNRV350)

Software version: 1.1.5


Open a book (any book). Hold on any *complete* word for a moment, and it will show as "selected"; at the bottom of the interface, you'll have options to Highlight, Add Note, Share, or Look Up.


Browse to a page, or adjust your text size settings, so that you see a work that is hyphenated at the end of the line (right side). Try to select either side of the word, and you'll find it impossible. You can only highlight the word by bumping or decreasing text size. Users should be able to highlight text-wrapped words.


With my font settings, I see about 150 words on an average page; of these, about 5 are typically auto-hyphenated. This means I can't readily use the dictionary for about 3% of the words I see at any given time.

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