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Shortcuts for n-dash and m-dash (Word, IE, Firefox or any other Windows application)

Shortcuts for n-dash and m-dash in Word, IE, Firefox or any other Windows application

For Word, use the minus symbol on the numeric pad of your keyboard:

Ctrl+minus symbol = en-dash,
Alt+Ctrl+minus symbol = em-dash

To produce them on any program (even a web browser)

en-dash = Keep pressing ALT and enter (numeric keypad) 0150,
em-dash = Keep pressing ALT and enter (numeric keypad) 0151

Or, copy from the following list.

List of dashes:

– = hyphen
– = en-dash
— = em-dash

Originally posted: Shortcuts for n-dash and m-dash in Word, IE, Firefox or any other Windows application

  1. Finn
    September 3, 2009 at 1:08 pm

    Excellent – thanks!

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