Is there a manual hyphenation in Google Docs (word break)?

Is there a way how to set manual word breaks with a hyphenation character in Google Docs?

I do not mean setting a manual - but an invisible character.

I searched the help and forums but just found old replies saying “do a feature request”.

Since the recent answers did not get the question. Here is an example, what is needed:

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor thisismy-
superlongword ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. 

The word thisismysuperlongword should get a hyphenation after y and break into two parts. But it should (on one line) still be considered as one word.


Edit: As pointed out by Konrad Rudolph in a comment reply here, this solution no longer works. It seems Google broke it. They may restore it in the future, so I’m leaving this answer intact in hopes they fix the bug.

Use a zero-width space character. Here’s the Wikipedia article for it:

Adding it to your document can be difficult. I’m not sure how to do it the right way, but I, personally, just go to the following page and click the “zero-width space” button to copy it to my clipboard, then paste it into my document:

With this zero-width space character, just place it immediately after the manual hyphen you’ve added to force a line break.

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