Where is the dash on the standard keyboard?

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Debugger
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Where is the dash on the standard keyboard?

Post by Debugger » Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:57 pm

Where is the dash on the standard keyboard?

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therube
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Re: Where is the dash on the standard keyboard?

Post by therube » Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:34 pm

Don't understand your point?

According to KeyTronic what you show is correct & what they show must be.
Actually, that's not right. They're using the "large L" enter & that is totally wrong, as it then puts the \ key in a totally wrong place.
So much for KeyTronic.

In any case, the dash is correct, 0 - =.

Debugger
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Re: Where is the dash on the standard keyboard?

Post by Debugger » Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:18 pm

Pressing the - on your keyboard, usually next to the 0 (zero) key, will produce a hyphen-minus. Not dash!


Dash:
Hold down the ALT key (left alt key).
Type the alt code(you should use the numbers on the keypad, not the ones on top row) for the special character or symbol you want to get and release the ALT key.
But what to do not to enter this combination all the time?

void
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Re: Where is the dash on the standard keyboard?

Post by void » Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:48 am

Store the — dash in a text file and copy/paste it when needed?

or, try the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator to create a custom keyboard layout.

Debugger
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Re: Where is the dash on the standard keyboard?

Post by Debugger » Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:03 pm

void wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:48 am


or, try the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator to create a custom keyboard layout.
it is not possible to change numeric keys (on the right)

vanisk
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Re: Where is the dash on the standard keyboard?

Post by vanisk » Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:56 am

and if you prefer AutoHotKey

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^+-::— ;Control+Shift+Hyphen for em-dash

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