Example One: Replace Text with a Special Character
I love the em dash. And, Google Docs also lets you substitute characters — such as consecutive hyphens — with the em dash provided that you tweak some settings.
You can use a universal shortcut to insert the em dash not just on Google Docs, but on other word processing applications as well. Sounds cool, right? In reply to sjur berglann's post on June 4, Thanks for marking this as the answer.
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You can also set the style of quotation marks for example, curly quotation marks, brackets, or double brackets , and use smart quotes to automatically convert straight quotation marks to curly quotation marks. The hyphenation setting applies to the entire document, except to paragraphs where you specifically added or removed hyphens see the next task.
The setting affects only words that break at the end of a line, not hyphenated words you typed yourself. Click in the toolbar.
Click the paragraph or select multiple paragraphs. If the text is in a text box, table, or shape, first click the Text tab at the top of the sidebar, then click the the More button.
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If your document uses double hyphens instead of dashes, you can quickly replace them with dashes for the whole document or just in specific text. You can specify a quotation mark style to use for single and double quotation marks in your document.
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The setting applies to all of your Pages documents, and only for new text that you type.