Difference Between dash, ndash, mdash, hyphen and minus sign

Hyphen and minus are shorter and dashes are longer.

En-dashes and em-dashed are not included in the iso-8859-1 character set.

What does em and en mean?
En is half the width of em. Em is a typography measurement.
An em is a unit of measurement in the field of typography, equal to the currently specified point size.

keyboard Shortcut to en

alt + 0150

keyboard Shortcut to em

alt + 151


minus sign (the hyphen) is located on the keyboard


ISO-8859-1 Character set

Special Character Keyboard Shortcuts

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