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#892255 - 05/18/15 08:21 AM "N" dash and "M" dash
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Can somebody tell me about the m and n dashes? When is it proper to use them and how do you do it in Word and Works?
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#892271 - 05/18/15 11:43 AM Re: "N" dash and "M" dash [Re: Sheryl T]
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The Punctuation Guide has a good explanation of the differences in usage between these two dashes.

When I use Word the em-dash appears automatically if I type something like this:

Dorado is the dolphinfish – also known as mahi-mahi – and it's a large predator.

But I can't help on the en-dash. I'm afraid I just use a hyphen.
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#893864 - 06/07/15 06:22 AM Re: "N" dash and "M" dash [Re: Sheryl T]
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I found what I was looking for at Lisa Shea

She has a great article there on the N and M dash.
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#893927 - 06/07/15 03:10 PM Re: "N" dash and "M" dash [Re: Sheryl T]
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Thanks Mona! I still have problems with the "N" dash and "M" dash. I'll keep it for reference.

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#893929 - 06/07/15 03:11 PM Re: "N" dash and "M" dash [Re: Sheryl T]
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daisybun, Lisa has some great origami! I used to do that a long time ago. I wish I had the patience to pursue it some more.

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#893935 - 06/07/15 03:21 PM Re: "N" dash and "M" dash [Re: Sheryl T]
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Maybe after I get a few of my books online, I'll start doing origami. Right now with getting this house up for sale, I am so busy!
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#893936 - 06/07/15 03:27 PM Re: "N" dash and "M" dash [Re: Sheryl T]
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You are busy daisybun. Origami is fun. I taught my great nephew and my granddaughters some easy origami...

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