Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
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.

Visit Take Control of iPhone OS 3

 

 

Related Articles

 

 

DealBITS Drawing: GoodPage Winners

Send Article to a Friend

DealBITS Drawing: GoodPage Winners -- Congratulations to Dana Ostrow of columbia.edu, whose entry was chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who received a copy of TARI's GoodPage graphical HTML authoring tool, worth $149. Dana was referred to this week's DealBITS drawing by Seth Theriault of sdf.lonestar.org, and as such, Seth will also be receiving a copy of GoodPage. Even if you didn't win, you can save $75 off the list price of GoodPage through 04-Apr-05 using the coupon code DEALBITS when purchasing from within the 30-day trial version of the application; this offer is exclusive to TidBITS readers. Thanks to the 945 people who entered, extra thanks to the 87 people who entered after being referred to DealBITS, and for those of you who subscribed after entering DealBITS, welcome to TidBITS! Keep an eye out for future DealBITS drawings, and remember that telling your friends, family, and colleagues about new drawings is a great way to increase your chances of receiving a prize; nearly 10 percent of our entries this time came from people who learned about DealBITS from a friend, and I'd like to see that increase. [ACE]

<http://www.goodpage.info/>
<http://www.tidbits.com/dealbits/goodpage/>
<http://db.tidbits.com/article/08025>

 

READERS LIKE YOU! Support TidBITS by becoming a member today!
Check out the perks at <http://tidbits.com/member_benefits.html>
Special thanks to Alan Brown, Arleen Welsch, Dick Peairs, and Mark
Ventura for their generous support!