Have Your Dashery: Make an Em Dash on a Mac Keyboard

Ever wondered to to create an em dash using a keyboard shortcut on Mac OSX?

Ah, that pesky em dash. In ye olde days of the typewriter, you would simply type two hyphens.

But how do you make ‘em on a Mac keyboard?

Here’s how:

• On your keyboard, press Option+Shift+Hyphen all at the sam time.

That’s it. Just one step. It’s not as difficult as love, as Rilke would say.

And the fruits of your labor after the jump.

This is an em dash: “—”

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