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writing two "-"

Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 10:11 am
by arek
When writing two "-" like "--" adium replaces it with unicode "—". How to disable this ugly behaviour?

Re: writing two "-"

Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 12:07 pm
by Robby
Yes, double hyphens are being converted to em dashes (—). This is a part of macOS' "text replacement" functionality and not something that Adium specifically does. This macOS feature works across most programme on your Mac.

You can turn this off globally, that is for all programmes on your Mac, or only for specific programmes such as Adium. See the section "Use smart quotes and dashes" at https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/m ... h35735/mac for details.

Re: writing two "-"

Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2021 5:48 am
by arek
Right click in adium -> substitutions -> uncheck smart dashes worked. Thanks! That was annoying feature (not only in adium but also in terminal).