Dash and Hyphen

A hyphen (-) is a punctuation mark that is used to join words or parts of words only. To type a hyphen, press the hyphen (minus) key on the keyboard.

An em dash (—) is a punctuation mark that can be used to replace parentheses or a colon to create emphasis in your writing. To type an em dash, press [Alt+0+1+5+1]. Use spaces both before and after an em dash.

An en dash (–) is a punctuation mark that is used to indicate intervals of time or ranges of numbers. To type an en dash, press [Alt+0+1+5+0]. Do not use spaces neither before nor after an en dash.


  1. The proxy appliance is responsible for job management and scheduling, data compression and deduplication, applying retention policy settings to backup chains, and performing other restore-related activities.
  2. This section provides step-by-step instructions on how to install the solution.
  3. Veeam ONE enables real-time monitoring, business documentation and management reporting for Veeam Backup & Replication, VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V.
  4. The backup server performs main management operations it coordinates backup and replication jobs, and controls job scheduling and resource allocation. [emphasis]
  5. By default, synchronization takes place every 2–3 hours. [interval]
  6. To configure VM recovery options, follow the instructions for steps 4C–4G provided in section Creating Failover Plans. [range]
  7. is the second IP address in the range–, while is the third address in that same range. [range]