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Type an em-dash on an iPhone

Typography and punctuation geeks rejoice! It's easy to type an em-dash on the iPhone's or iPod touch's virtual keyboard. To do so, tap the .?123 key to switch to the numeric keypad. Then touch and hold on the Hyphen key to reveal a pop-up strip showing an em-dash. Slide to the em-dash and release your finger.

Note that this basic trick works with many other keys on the virtual keyboard.

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DealBITS Drawing: SmileOnMyMac Winners -- Congratulations to Caleb Clauset of, Maarten Festen of, and Nick Avery of, whose entries were chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who will be receiving a copy of SmileOnMyMac's PDFpen 1.2. Don't despair if we didn't pick your entry, since SmileOnMyMac is offering a special $5 discount on PDFpen only for TidBITS readers, bringing the price from $29.95 down to $24.95. The discount is good through 09-Apr-04 via the second link below. Thanks to the 885 people who entered, and keep an eye out for future DealBITS drawings. [ACE]

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