The em dash or a long dash is not a common character, so that you won’t find a key for it on the standard keyboards. Therefore, we have to use the text editor tool called “Special characters” to get one.
But first, let us quickly show you how to tell apart the long em dash from a bit smaller en dash and the regular hyphen. Now let’s create them!Look at the screenshot below, please.
Watch the video from https://thegoodocs.com/ and find out how to insert a long dash, an en dash, and a hyphen in Google Docs:
Additionally, there’s one more way to get a long dash and other ones in the document. It’s via keyboard shortcuts, yet the advanced ones are called ALT codes. And these require having a keyboard with a numeric keypad. Not everyone has it, yet you have the previous method.
We hope this tutorial will help you learn how to insert a long dash, an en dash, and a hyphen in Google Docs. Good luck!
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