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Problem with more than 1 dash

Problem with more than 1 dash

Problem with more than 1 dash

(OP)
Hi,
we want do print the text 'TTT-----676', but if there is more than 1 dash, only the text 'TTT676' is printed without dashes.

Can you advise me what can be the reason and how can we solve the problem?

Thank you in advance.

RE: Problem with more than 1 dash

What application are you using to create the text?

Some applications (e.g. Word) treat certain repeated character combinations as 'shortcuts' to special characters; for example three '.' characters is turned into an ellipsis character.

I don't know if Word does something similar with '-' characters; if it does, perhaps the replacing character is not within the selected printer font, and thus either a space, or nothing, is printed.

Try doing a print to file and examine this to see just what character(s) are present in the output.

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