Hyphens join many compound nouns, all compound adjectives, and, when they are spelled out, the elements of two-digit numbers and fractions in word division (hyphenation), a partial word at the end of a line is followed by a hyphen, and is completed on the next line. For example, if you like the looks of hyphens separating datestamp, locators and descriptors, then do it that way every time counting only letters, and ignoring characters like spaces and commas and hyphens, you can see the proof in the definition. Hyphen, or no separation and canadian 6-character postal codes with the same variations this function will also discard non-alpha characters and multiple spaces used to separate city.
In canada, the canadian style: a guide to writing and editing, the oxford canadian a to z of grammar, spelling & punctuation: guide to canadian english usage (2nd ed), editing canadian english, and the canadian oxford dictionary all specify that an em dash should be set closed when used between words, a word and numeral, or two numerals. Hyphens: word division if at all possible, avoid dividing words at the end of a line however, when space is at a premium, word division at line breaks may be necessary. Replace hyphens between numbers with en-dashes - in word 2010, i would like to convert hyphens separating numbers (like dates, page ranges, etc) to en-dashes how would i phrase a find/replace searc canada posts 122 thanks 3 thanked 20 times in 18 posts. I would like to find a number separated into 3 parts with 2 hyphens each part does not have a set number of figures so for example 123-12-12222 , 1-2303-11 45456874-1-258 are all good any.
You are splitting on a , which means that f will contain -separated dates you need to split f again you can extract the year from the date as follows . Hyphens, en-dashes and em-dashes are frequently used punctuation marks that are just as frequently misunderstood all three marks are essentially horizontal lines, though their lengths vary (as do, occasionally, their designs – see figure 1. Hyphens: nouns with gerunds a gerund is a present participle used as a noun (eg making, solving)in a compound formed from a noun plus a gerund, the use of a hyphen depends on how the compound is being used in the sentence. Hyphens are still often employed where a compound expression precedes a noun, as in first-rate musician or twenty-odd people (twenty odd people means something quite different), but even in this context there is a growing trend to omit them.
Separate the municipality from the province (or territory) with 1 space separate the province (or territory) from the postal code with 2 spaces don't use punctuation unless it is part of a proper name, eg, st. A hyphens is a short dash that is used to join words together using a hyphen is called hyphenation or hyphenating a word it can be tricky to decide whether or not to hyphenate a compound word. The postal code om should be printed in upper case with the first three characters separated from the last three by one space do not use hyphens do not use hyphens if the postal code is not formatted in this manner, the mail may be delayed. Hyphen in paleography, a curve placed below the line so as to unite the parts of a compound word, and to indicate that they are not to be separated or read as distinct words: as, —that is, διόσκουροι, not διο\ς κου%26ροι —that is, περικλέονς, not πεπι\ κλέους —that is, antevolans, not ante volans, etc in its use the hyphen is the exact opposite.
Hyphens are used to join two separate words into on one and also separate one into separate words spaces cannot be used in place of hyphens or whatever it connects unless it is a hanging hyphen a hanging hyphen is also termed as a suspended hyphen which is used to show a repetitive word. For example, the text uses no hyphen on today while one of the captions does hyphenate it hurlbut's life of christ for young and old jesse lyman hurlbut index entries tend to not hyphenate words that are un hyphenate d in the text (tr) to separate (syllables, words, etc) with a hyphen. Use a hyphen to separate a prefix from a name or date, eg post-aristotelian or pre-1900 use a hyphen to avoid confusion with another word: for example, to distinguish re-cover (= provide something with a new cover) from recover (= get well again) hyphens showing word breaks. If you’re like most people, you may be confused about the difference between a hyphen (-) and a dash this may even be the first time you’ve heard that there are actually two types of dashes: an en dash (–) and an em dash (—.
Hyphenated definition, of, relating to, or designating a person, group, or organization of mixed origin or identity: an irish-american club and other hyphenated organizations see more. Canadians don't play the hypennated american game it is a uniquely american thing that i still chuckle at as an expat canadian living in the usa there are no african-canadians or irish-canadians people will say they are canadian and are or from x i had a classmate who was from nigeria.
Hyphenated is defined as containing a punctuation mark that joins two parts of a word or two compound words, or that allows for a word to break at the end of a line. If the number is part of the british national bibliography, use the prefix gb in place of b followed by the two characters representing the year omit any hyphens separating the year and serial number, and supply leading zeros to any serial numbers shorter than five digits. This document discusses various dashes and hyphens—loosely speaking, those characters for which we have used ascii hyphens as surrogates, in lack of anything better the unicode dashes in unicode , there is a rather large collection of hyphen- or dash-like characters.