Re: unbreakable hyphen and mdash [NH]
- Thank you, everyone. I can now write e-mail instead of settling for email!
Did you know that — doesn't work in NS4? It reads on the page as
For NS4 you have to write
- Hi Fay:
At 11:03 AM 8/13/02 +1000, you wrote:
>Did you know that — doesn't work in NS4? It reads on the page asActually, use – (endash, nutt) and — (emdash, mutt)
>For NS4 you have to write
rather than . "151" is part of the reserved control sequence under ISO
8859-1. Mose older browsers will still render it and some of the new ones
but and both, have a limited life expectancy. NS4 does
recognize — and – and will still recognize 151 and 150 and
Mozilla 5/Netscape 6 still recognize all of them.
This is all documented in the Compendium --> Notes --> Reference
Notes --> Entities. There are also links there to other references as well.
I hope this helps.
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- Thank you. I'll remember. It's a shame that I have about a million m dashes
through my pages, all done with the thingy! I'll have to let them
stand for a while, because I need to do a few real life things, but I'll fix
them fairly soon.