Thanks, Mayrie. I was going to ask what an optional hyphen was. I didn't know. I always just delete those as I read along. Sometimes they are actually necessary hyphens and should remain. They just happen to come at the end of a line. Cindy Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection) and books-being-scanned list available at sites below Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List Books Being Scanned List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List --- On Sat, 10/17/09, Mayrie ReNae <mayrierenae@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > From: Mayrie ReNae <mayrierenae@xxxxxxxxx> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Optional hyphens > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Date: Saturday, October 17, 2009, 9:32 AM > > > > > > > > Hi Bob, > > ^+ is the symbol for > an em dash. That is a > long dash. > > A ^- is an optional hyphen, the > hyphen inserted by printers > when a word won't fit entirely on a line and needs to > be continued on the > next. > > They both work, but for different > things, because they are > different things. > > Mayrie > > > > > > From: > bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf > Of > Bob > Sent: Saturday, October 17, 2009 9:02 AM > To: > bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Optional > hyphens > > > > Does anyone know the > difference between ^+ and ^- ? > and, does anyone why one works in some circumstances and > the other in other > circumstances? > > Thanks, > Bob > > > “We know the future will outlast all of us, but > I believe that all of us > will live on in the future we make,” > Senator Edward M. Kennedy > > ----- Original Message > ----- > From: > Jamie Yates, > CPhT > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > > Sent: Saturday, > October 17, 2009 10:37 > AM > Subject: > [bksvol-discuss] Re: Optional > hyphens > > > Optional hyphens in word can be eliminated by > replacing ^- with nothing > at all. I hit delete in the second box and then press Alt > A to replace them > all. > > -- > Jamie in Michigan > Currently Reading: Lethal Legacy by Linda > Fairstein > See everything I've read this year at: www.michrxtech.com/books.html > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.