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Re: [Orgmode] what is shy hyphen ?

From: Nick Dokos
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] what is shy hyphen ?
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 13:31:38 -0400

waterloo <address@hidden> wrote:

> I can not understant the following para.
>     Finally, ‘\-’ is treated as a shy hyphen, and ‘--’, ‘---’, and ‘...’ are 
> all converted into special commands creating hyphens of different lengths
>     or a compact set of dots.
> When I input \- in org file and export it to html , I see nothing .
> What is shy hyphen ?

[Could you please add a bit more context to your questions? E.g., it
would really help if you had added the information that this paragraph
is found in the Org manual, section 12.1 "Markup rules", subsection
"TeX macros and LaTeX fragments".]

| * Shy hyphen
| There is a shy\-hyphen here.

You can see what it does by looking at the HTML file:

There is a shy&shy;hyphen here.

For more information, see http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/shy.html
which contains pointers to more docs.


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