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Re: Em dashes not treated as punctuation

From: Eduardo Vieira
Subject: Re: Em dashes not treated as punctuation
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 19:39:10 -0300
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I agree that would be nice to have a smarter support for em dashes in Lilypond,
actually I haven't tested lyrics with that yet. But would like to leave my 2
Not all languages adopt the style of em dashes tight between words. Portuguese
stylics recommend having an em dash between two spaces. So, yes, having it as
centered as possible is a good approach.
But Matt's idea is very much to the point: use a hyphen, instead. Change the
properties of the hyphen so it will be longer than a common hyphen, and it will
look just like an em dash.

Have a good day!
Para fazer uma ligação DDD pra perto ou pra longe, faz um 21. A Embratel tem
tarifas muito baratas esperando por você. Aproveite!

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