Alt+150 – Alt+0151 — (entered on the number pad) Works in any Windows app, providing the font selected has the glyphs. Grant
> On February 26, 2015 at 2:24 AM Laura Fergusson <laura.fergus...@exterity.com> > wrote: > > > > > I always use Ctrl Q Shift Q for em dash and Ctrl Q Shift P for en dash. > > > > Laura Fergusson | Technical Writer | Exterity Ltd > tel: +44 1383 828250 ext 249 | fax: +44 1383 824905 > e: laura.fergus...@exterity.com | w: www.exterity.com > > > > From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com > [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Syed Zaeem Hosain > (syed.hos...@aeris.net) > Sent: 24 February 2015 18:59 > To: tom.beiswen...@emhartglass.com; email@example.com > Subject: RE: How do you type a dash em in FM12 > > > > In stock Word, it is usually three dashes to get to an em-dash, two dashes > gets you an en-dash (a different character). This is using the auto-correct > feature, and you can change its behavior pretty easily too. > > > > Plus (at least in Word 2013 and Office 2013 products) typing a “space, dash, > space” followed by another word and then a space converts the “space, dash, > space” to “space, en-dash, space”. Not sure which option selects this > behavior, but I don’t think it is auto-correct, since the change is elsewhere > compared to the text entry location. It is also quite specific – having extra > (or missing one) spaces before or after the dash does not work, for example. > > > > In FrameMaker, I just use the ALT 0151 key sequence to get an em-dash. There > is also a menu pull-down that allows you to insert various common symbols – > not just an em-dash. > > > > Z > > > > From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com > <mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com> > [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of > tom.beiswen...@emhartglass.com <mailto:tom.beiswen...@emhartglass.com> > Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 9:09 AM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> > Subject: How do you type a dash em in FM12 > > > > In earlier versions of Word, when you typed 2 hyphens (--) it would > automatically convert to a dash em. Is there any way to do the same or similar > in FM12? > > Tom Beiswenger > Manager, Technical & Training Documentation, Project Manager - Inspection > Business > Emhart Glass Mfg. Inc. > 1140 Sullivan St. > Elmira, NY 14901 > PH: +607 735-4279 > FX: +607 734-8278 > Mobile: +607 769-4779 > Email: tom.beiswen...@emhartglass.com <mailto:tom.beiswen...@emhartglass.com> > > >
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