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I am having a problem where my hyphens in my caption numbers are changing to em dashes. Here's what I have set: in Caption dialog box, under Options, Label is set to Figure, Position set to Below selected item, Exclude label from caption is turned on; in Numbering, Format is set to 1, 2, 3, Incluce chapter number is on, Chapter starts with Heading 1, Use separator is set to hyphen.

Everytime I insert a caption, the caption displays in my document with an em dash instead of a hyphen (so like 1(em dash)1. Caption Title instead of 1-1. Caption Title (with a hyphen)). I am using Word 2007 and this is happening to all of my documents that use captions. It is also happening on some of my colleagues documents using Word 2007 and Word 2010.

Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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I'm wondering if this could be caused by AutoFormat As You Type, but I have
never seen the problem myself.

Immediately after the hyphen has changed into a dash, if you look at the
Undo drop down, what command is listed there?

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I am having a problem where my hyphens in my caption numbers are
changing to em dashes. Here's what I have set: in Caption dialog box,
under Options, Label is set to Figure, Position set to Below selected
item, Exclude label from caption is turned on; in Numbering, Format is
set to 1, 2, 3, Incluce chapter number is on, Chapter starts with
Heading 1, Use separator is set to hyphen.

Everytime I insert a caption, the caption displays in my document with
an em dash instead of a hyphen (so like 1(em dash)1. Caption Title
instead of 1-1. Caption Title (with a hyphen)). I am using Word 2007 and
this is happening to all of my documents that use captions. It is also
happening on some of my colleagues documents using Word 2007 and Word
2010.

Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks!




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Default Issues with hyphens in Caption changing to em dash

I'm having this same problem. There is no pulldown and you don't see the change happen, it's just an em dash (instead of the specified hyphen) after you click ok on the caption dialogue box.

On Thursday, March 7, 2013 3:42:40 AM UTC-5, Stefan Blom wrote:
I'm wondering if this could be caused by AutoFormat As You Type, but I have never seen the problem myself. Immediately after the hyphen has changed into a dash, if you look at the Undo drop down, what command is listed there? -- Stefan Blom Microsoft Word MVP

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What do you see on the Undo drop down then?

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I'm having this same problem. There is no pulldown and you don't see the
change happen, it's just an em dash (instead of the specified hyphen)
after you click ok on the caption dialogue box.

On Thursday, March 7, 2013 3:42:40 AM UTC-5, Stefan Blom wrote:
I'm wondering if this could be caused by AutoFormat As You Type, but I
have never seen the problem myself. Immediately after the hyphen has
changed into a dash, if you look at the Undo drop down, what command is
listed there? -- Stefan Blom Microsoft Word MVP


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