What is the difference between an em dash and an en dash? I saw both of those in the list of symbols achieved if you use Insert-4 to read the list of symbols. Cindy Lou Ray. Each day is a new adventure. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Grandma Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2007 7:46 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: dashes When I'm validating, I change two dashes to an em dash with a replace all, if they're already there. Or maybe I do leave them, if I'm lazy. Usually, though, there is only one dash or hyphen, and I have to change those to em dashes when they should be. Cindy --- Susan <slumpkin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > I just leave mine alone and so far they've made it > into the collection. > Whether that answers your question or not, I'm not > really sure! > > _____ > > From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On > Behalf Of Jamie Yates, CPhT > Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2007 12:03 PM > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: dashes > > > Right, when you do two hyphens in word you can > automatically get an em dash > if you have it set that way. > > It's also a ^+ if you put it in the find or find and > replace box. > > But now I have two different opinions about whether > the em dash should be > left as is or should be changed into two hyphens. > > > Jamie in Michigan > Currently Reading - Loyalty in Death - J.D. Robb > $10 Off Any Purchase at 39DollarGlasses! > <http://www.dpbolvw.net/email-1683725-10458428?sid=Email102107> > (discount > applied at checkout) > <http://www.tqlkg.com/image-1683725-10458428> > __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com 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. __________ NOD32 2611 (20071023) Information __________ This message was checked by NOD32 antivirus system. http://www.eset.com 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.