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writing two "-"

Post by arek »

When writing two "-" like "--" adium replaces it with unicode "—". How to disable this ugly behaviour?
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Re: writing two "-"

Post 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.
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