From: "Dag-Erling Smørgrav" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Anthony J. Bentley" <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Dashes and strange markup Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2017 17:52:54 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (Anthony J. Bentley's message of "Mon, 06 Mar 2017 07:55:25 -0700") "Anthony J. Bentley" <email@example.com> writes: > Dag-Erling Smørgrav <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > The next issue is that I tried to replace .Nd with either \(en and > > \(em, but the former is rendered as a single hyphen and the latter > > as two hyphens, instead of actual en- or em-dashes. Is that > > intentional? > \(en and \(em become en and em dashes in a Unicode locale. In an ASCII > locale, they become one and two hyphens, respectively. My locale is en_GB.UTF-8, but it turns out I was looking at the page with two different versions of mandoc, and while the older version (1.12.1) didn't format the dashes properly, the newer one does. > > The third issue is that [...] I can't figure out how to suppress the > > spaces, short of gluing everything together (like\(em\&this). > I don't really understand the question here. That's OK, it was meant exactly as you interpreted it :) DES -- Dag-Erling Smørgrav - email@example.com -- To unsubscribe send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2017-03-06 16:52 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2017-03-06 11:17 Dag-Erling Smørgrav 2017-03-06 14:55 ` Anthony J. Bentley 2017-03-06 16:52 ` Dag-Erling Smørgrav [this message] 2017-03-06 15:57 ` Ingo Schwarze 2017-03-06 16:39 ` Dag-Erling Smørgrav 2017-03-06 17:34 ` Ingo Schwarze
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