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Re: Putting a – on both sides of a region


From: rusi
Subject: Re: Putting a – on both sides of a region
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 08:24:25 -0700 (PDT)
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On Mar 30, 8:06 pm, Teemu Likonen <address@hidden> wrote:
> * 2011-03-30 15:54 (+0200), Pascal J. Bourguignon wrote:
>
> > Cecil Westerhof <address@hidden> writes:
> >> I use a – –en dash– for sub sentences. What I would like is that when
> >> I insert this character and I have selected a region, that the en
> >> dash is inserted before the region and after it.
>
> > You should not. Typographically, it's the — em dash that's used for
> > this purpose.
>
> Depends on the language.

No consensus: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dash#En_dash_versus_em_dash


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