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Old May 9th 05, 11:00 PM
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Old May 10th 05, 09:44 AM
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You can use CTRL + minus sign on numeric keypad.

Alternatively, if you are using Microsoft Equation, you could simply
press "-" (hyphen) on your keyboard.

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Old May 10th 05, 02:35 PM
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Note that Ctrl+Num- will insert an en dash. This is better than a hyphen for
indicating subtraction, but if you want to be strictly correct, the minus
sign is glyph 2212. The difference is that the minus sign is nonbreaking
(the en dash is not). While this won't matter in equations, it could be very
important in negative numbers near the end of a line.

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You can use CTRL + minus sign on numeric keypad.

Alternatively, if you are using Microsoft Equation, you could simply
press "-" (hyphen) on your keyboard.

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Old May 10th 05, 02:47 PM
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Good point.

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"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
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Note that Ctrl+Num- will insert an en dash. This is better than a

hyphen for
indicating subtraction, but if you want to be strictly correct, the

minus
sign is glyph 2212. The difference is that the minus sign is

nonbreaking
(the en dash is not). While this won't matter in equations, it could

be very
important in negative numbers near the end of a line.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the

newsgroup so
all may benefit.

"Stefan Blom" wrote in message
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You can use CTRL + minus sign on numeric keypad.

Alternatively, if you are using Microsoft Equation, you could

simply
press "-" (hyphen) on your keyboard.

--
Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP


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Iam stuck









 




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