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Hyphen between digits renders as dash




  • Fletcher Penney

    That's part of the smart quote behavior within MultiMarkdown itself (not macOS smart quotes).  Disable smart quote functionality within the MultiMarkdown preference pane, but be aware that this will turn off all smart typography (single/double quotes, ellipses, m/n-dashes).


    Alternatively use a backslash before the hyphen to escape it.


    Markdown does not offer any "smart quote"/"advanced typography" functionality, so it's not part of the spec.  There was a separate program by Gruber that added some of this (

  • Charles Butcher

    Thanks, and apologies. I couldn't work out where that behaviour was coming from. I value MMD features like tables, so I tend to forget that Markdown is not the same as MultiMarkdown. 


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