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17862 Views 7 Replies Latest reply: Dec 2, 2007 4:39 PM by DennisG
Also, the last item in Pages > Preferences > Auto-correction can be checked to change -- (double hyphen) to an em-dash after you type a space.G5 2.3GHz/3GB; 15" MacBook Pro 2.0/2GB; Mac mini 1.25/512 MB; 30GB 5G iPod, Mac OS X (10.5), TV, iPhone, 2GB iPod nano, G3/600 iBook, G4/400, PB 1400, Apple IIgs
I can make it work with the option key, but can't figure out how to program the Pref>Auto Correct
to do it every time I type a --. How do I do that?
Thanks.Dual G5 2.5, 12"PB, MBP 15" Santa Rosa, Mac OS X (10.4.8)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 2, 2007 4:09 PM (in response to Stephen J. Herzberg)I didn't do anything, It's one of the pre-set auto corrections included in Pages. The trick is to type a space after the -- or it won't change it to an em-dash.24" 2.4 Core 2 Duo iMac; G5 2.3GHz; 15" MacBook Pro 2.0; 30GB 5G iPod, Mac OS X (10.5), TV, iPhone, 2GB iPod nano, G3/600 iBook, G4/700 iMac, PB 1400, Apple IIgs
I must be doing something wrong.
I don't have "--" anywhere in my "symbol and text substitutions".
The closest I come is "...".
I have correct "teh" to "the".
And, a bunch of fractions.
What am I missing?
I can add one, if you would be so kind as to tell me exactly what is in your "replace" and "with" columns.
Thanks for the help.
sjhDual G5 2.5, 12"PB, MBP 15" Santa Rosa, Mac OS X (10.4.8)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 2, 2007 4:39 PM (in response to Stephen J. Herzberg)Stephen,
You're not missing anything. It's not in my Auto-corrections either. In the Replace field, just type two hyphens, then in the With field, type shift-option-hyphen.
-Dennis20" Intel iMac with 1.5 GB RAM ..., Mac OS X (10.5), iBook 14 incher, little orange Shuffle