The only way I've found to get em dashes to appear correctly
is to insert the actual HTML code (— for those keeping
score at home).
It displays correctly as an em dash when the html help is
generated but displays as a box when it's viewed in the Design view
of the editing window. This makes editing more difficult than it
should be and since its displaying as a box I worry about an error
being generated down the line somehow.
Is there a way to get em dashes to appear correctly?
And as a bonus question, is there a way to insert em dashes
that doesn't require manually typing in the html code?
Clunky is right. In fact, ridiculously so when compared to
other schemes (even other Adobe products) but at least it displays
properly in the design window.
And I note with delight that the menu doesn't include a
multiplication symbol so I guess I'm back to manually inserting
html code--but at least multiplication symbols display correctly in
the design window.
No multiplication symbol but there is a heart. 'Cause heart
appears more often in help documents, I guess...