You might think you understand MS Word, but do you know about the Show/Hide feature and nonbreaking spaces? Both are invaluable—but simple—for editing your university paper, thesis, or dissertation.
If you are editing with APA style, these tips will come in handy for page citations and horizontal lists.
First, let's get clear about what a hyphen is and is not. The hyphen is the shortest of the "dashes" — so short that it's not even called a dash.
You also have the en dash, or short dash, which is longer than hyphen. And you have the em dash, or long dash, which is the longest.
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