prevent a long word from going into the next div

Posted on 2013-05-21
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Last Modified: 2013-05-21
 <div class="col1">stuff</div>
  <div class="col2">stuff</div>
  <div class="col3">stuff</div>
  <div style="clear:both"></div>
   <div class="col1">stuff</div>
  <div class="col2">stuff<br>morestuff<br>looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong word</div>
  <div class="col3">stuff</div>
  <div style="clear:both"></div>
   <div class="col1">stuff</div>
  <div class="col2">stuff</div>
  <div class="col3">stuff</div>

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is there a way to cut off long words (maybe hyphenate long word) because this is cutting into the next column
Question by:rgb192
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Dave Baldwin earned 2000 total points
ID: 39186413
Add overflow:hidden; to the styles you want to limit the length.

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ID: 39186430
thanks for the answer

now I do not like some of the results (hiding the ends of long words)

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