Bulletproof buttons and text wrapping

I have added a few bulletproof buttons to my template and there seems to be an issue where the text size causes the text to wrap only for browsers like outlook 2007/2010 is there a good way to force the width of the <v:roundrect to allow the text take up the full width like the regular <a works.

sample code

  <div><!--[if mso]>
        <v:roundrect xmlns:v="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" xmlns:w="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:word" href="http://www.test.com/additem" style="height:50px;v-text-anchor:middle;width:50px;" arcsize="50%" stroke="f" fillcolor="#DCA400">
          <w:anchorlock/>
          <center>
        <![endif]-->
            <a href="http://www.test.com/additem"
      style="background-color:#DCA400;border-radius:25px;color:#ffffff;display:inline-block;font-family:'trebuchet ms', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-weight:bold;line-height:50px;text-align:center;text-decoration:none;width:50px;-webkit-text-size-adjust:none;font-size: 16px;text-transform:uppercase;">
              Add
            </a>
        <!--[if mso]>
          </center>
        </v:roundrect>
      <![endif]--></div>

screenshot:
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-dDWGQtAjBq8/Ur_pTq-ZdFI/AAAAAAAABFM/dt4E4UHJZ3A/s646/1388308808834.png

Stephen, 2 years ago

Hi ari,

Many thanks for your question and sorry to hear you're having these issues here.

After scanning through Microsoft's VML documentation however, I unfortunately wasn't able to locate anything equivalent to the HTML version of nowrap="nowrap" (which is essentially what you're looking for here), so in this instance, you may just need to make your text slightly smaller, or your button a little larger, to ensure it doesn't wrap as a result.

If we do locate a way to achieve this however, we'll be sure to follow up here and let you know :)

ari, 2 years ago

Thanks Stephen for the fast reply.

Any chance there is a way to make sure that the VML is not added any padding to it's sides?

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