Re: em dashes, en dashes, and hyphens in help / intranet / internet documentation

Subject: Re: em dashes, en dashes, and hyphens in help / intranet / internet documentation
From: Edwin Skau <eddy -dot- skau -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 01:55:00 +0530

> What is the current thinking on em dashes, en dashes, and hyphens with
> regard to documentation that will primarily be published via .pdf,
> Help, and HTML pages for Intranet / Internet?

I would expect that thinking to remain the same as it did for printed
manuals. After all does the thinking on periods, commas, colons,
quotes, etc. change between printed and online media?

But that's just me.

- Edwin
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