What is a hyphen
The hyphen - is not the same as the dash is thought to many. These marks do not only have different fields of application. They even sometimes written in different ways.
The hyphen is called a punctuation mark, in shape is not different from the mathematical subtraction sign - minus. In contrast to the dash, it is almost always written together with a word disposed before him, and with the word located after nego.Chasche all hyphens used in compound words, for example, a scanner-printer-in closet, a cap with ear-flaps, light -iskatel. It is also used when referring to a range of numbers, for example, two or three minuty.O when to use dashes, hyphens when, and in what cases the words should be written and all together or separated by a space, every detail in the textbook of the Russian language. But there are moments in which the authors of these books do not emphasize attention. Although you need to know about them to anyone who at least sometimes have to deal with the entire set of tekstov.Chasche hyphen is placed between two words. Then it is as described above, it is written together with each of them. Sometimes prihodtsya text format so that the first of these words is located on the same line, and the second - in the following. Then hyphen is placed in the first row, and immediately after the first word. When the hyphen is used for the transfer of speech, it is used in exactly the same obrazom.Pozhaluy, the only case where a hyphen have to be separated by a space, arises when one and the same part of the word, are inserted one by one the first two parts. Then there is a design that resembles the following: - radio, television and videospektakli.A how to be the case, if the font you are typing text, not a dash? Then again come to the aid of a hyphen, but this time - with a space both before and after it, just like in this predlozhenii.Esli same font in a separate mark for the Dash, it is better to use it. This sign is about twice as long as the hyphen, and is used similarly to the latter, that is, with no spaces, just like in the proposal.