Re: en and em dashes, part 2

Subject: Re: en and em dashes, part 2
From: Michael Cargal <michael -at- NANMCKAY -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 21 May 1996 15:48:44 -0700

LaVonna wrote:
[snip]
>If those Alt+0151, etc. dashes are going into an HTML document
>for the WWW, think twice.
[snip]

On reflection and trial and error, it seems that whether an em dash in html
shows up on my system depends on whether the font selected in the receiver's
browser has an em dash for Alt-0151. In running down my stash of fonts with
Windows Character Map, I see that virtually all fonts that have extended
character sets do have an em dash at Alt-0151, but MS Serif and Sans Serif
do not.

Michael Cargal
Nan McKay and Associates
El Cajon, California

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