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Barey counts as typgraphy but...

Discussion in 'Font Forum:' started by Kevin, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. Kevin

    Kevin Senior Member

    If I type an m-dash using the quick shortcut on mac (Alt + dash) it includes a star after the first one — like this — but it only becomes visible after posting. It's only on DF.

    EDIT: Oh great when I try to point it out to anyone it doesn't do it. So f'ing typical.
     
  2. Kevin

    Kevin Senior Member

    Perhaps it's only in the quick reply form —*testing — which would be odd.

    EDIT: Aha, there it is!
    EDIT 2: Hehe — lol —* apparently it adds one to the second one after editing :confused:
    —*—*— —*—*

    I'll try with the n-dash: – –*–*–*–*–
    Normal dash: -- - -- - - - - -

    This is odd...
     
  3. Harry

    Harry Senior Member

    How weird :S
     
  4. Kevin

    Kevin Senior Member

  5. Harry

    Harry Senior Member

    Maybe Greg's just making sure you know that you're a star for using proper dashes ;)
     
  6. Kevin

    Kevin Senior Member

    Oh yeah definitely. And now every time I see an incorrect dash I cringe inside :rolleyes:
     
  7. ralphsaunders

    ralphsaunders Senior Member

    Grammar nazis.
     
  8. Harry

    Harry Senior Member

    Nazis should be capitalised, just so you know. :p
     
  9. Kevin

    Kevin Senior Member

    Yes and proper capitalization makes a huge difference. Let me explain with an example:

    I helped my uncle Jack off a horse.

    as opposed to

    I helped my uncle jack off a horse.
     
  10. ralphsaunders

    ralphsaunders Senior Member

    I shot a grammar Nazi.

    Everyone cheered.
     
  11. Jimlad

    Jimlad Well-Known Member

    This amuses me greatly. :clap:
     
  12. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    You've done both Jim....
     
  13. Greg

    Greg Active Member

    I just like the fact this thread title is, "Barey counts as typgraphy but..."
    Made me smile anyway :)
     
  14. Kevin

    Kevin Senior Member

    Yeah I missed an l but I cba to fix it :p
     
  15. ralphsaunders

    ralphsaunders Senior Member

    Actually it was an 'o'. Where's your pride now? Grammar Nazi. :p
     
  16. Kevin

    Kevin Senior Member

    Grammar and spelling aren't quite the same :p
    I blame the batteries in my keyboard :lol:
     
  17. malcolmDesign

    malcolmDesign Junior Member

    Did you hear the one about the Nazi that jacked off a horse?

    it was the most Goering thing you ever saw!
     

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