Dashes are often used to indicate a word has been broken in the sentence or for composed words.
The following dashes exist:
|Character name||Shortcut key||Usage|
|Hyphen (–)||Alt+0150||Use between words that need to be joined together for example at a line break|
|Minus sign(−)||2212 then Alt+X in Word||Use before a number as a minus −5°C|
|En dash (–)||2013 then Alt+X in Word||Use for a time span or differentiation, for example: (1754–1763)|
|Em dash (—)||2014 then Alt+X in Word||Use for interrupted sentences and others —not often used|