Correct Punctuation–Typography Tip

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Practical advice on using correct punctuation in your design projects.

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Correct Punctuation–Typography Tip

  1. 1. Typography Tips
  2. 2. Using the correct punctuation
  3. 3. Using the correct punctuation Quotation marks
  4. 4. Using the correct punctuation Quotation marks "The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog."
  5. 5. Using the correct punctuation Quotation marks "The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog." “The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.”
  6. 6. Using the correct punctuation
  7. 7. Using the correct punctuation Quotation marks
  8. 8. Using the correct punctuation Quotation marks “The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.”
  9. 9. Using the correct punctuation Quotation marks “The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.” Opening Double Quote “ Option[
  10. 10. Using the correct punctuation Quotation marks “The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.” Opening Double Quote “ Option[ Closing Double Quote ” Option Shift [
  11. 11. Using the correct punctuation Quotation marks “The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.” Opening Double Quote “ Option[ Closing Double Quote ” Option Shift [ Opening Single Quote ‘ Option ]
  12. 12. Using the correct punctuation Quotation marks “The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.” Opening Double Quote “ Option[ Closing Double Quote ” Option Shift [ Opening Single Quote ‘ Option ] Closing Single Quote ’ Option Shift ]
  13. 13. Using the correct punctuation
  14. 14. Using the correct punctuation Apostrophes
  15. 15. Using the correct punctuation Apostrophes ’ Option Shift ]
  16. 16. Using the correct punctuation
  17. 17. Using the correct punctuation Dashes
  18. 18. Using the correct punctuation Dashes Hyphen - hyphenating words or line breaks
  19. 19. Using the correct punctuation Dashes Hyphen - hyphenating words or line breaks En dash – used between words that indicate duration
  20. 20. Using the correct punctuation Dashes Hyphen - hyphenating words or line breaks En dash – used between words that indicate duration October–December (Option Hyphen)
  21. 21. Using the correct punctuation
  22. 22. Using the correct punctuation Dashes
  23. 23. Using the correct punctuation Dashes Em dash — used like colon or parenthesis
  24. 24. Using the correct punctuation Dashes Em dash — used like colon or parenthesis or indicate an abrupt change in thought
  25. 25. Using the correct punctuation Dashes Em dash — used like colon or parenthesis or indicate an abrupt change in thought The em dash is twice as long as the en
  26. 26. Using the correct punctuation Dashes Em dash — used like colon or parenthesis or indicate an abrupt change in thought The em dash is twice as long as the en dash—it’s about the size of a capital M.
  27. 27. Using the correct punctuation Dashes Em dash — used like colon or parenthesis or indicate an abrupt change in thought The em dash is twice as long as the en dash—it’s about the size of a capital M. Option Shift Hyphen
  28. 28. Using the correct punctuation
  29. 29. Using the correct punctuation Review
  30. 30. Using the correct punctuation Review “ Option [
  31. 31. Using the correct punctuation Review “ Option [ ” Option Shift [
  32. 32. Using the correct punctuation Review “ Option [ ” Option Shift [ ‘ Option ]
  33. 33. Using the correct punctuation Review “ Option [ ” Option Shift [ ‘ Option ] ’ Option Shift ]
  34. 34. Using the correct punctuation Review “ Option [ ” Option Shift [ ‘ Option ] ’ Option Shift ] - Hyphen next to 0 on keyboard – Option Hyphen
  35. 35. Using the correct punctuation Review “ Option [ ” Option Shift [ ‘ Option ] ’ Option Shift ] - Hyphen next to 0 on keyboard – Option Hyphen — Option Shift Hyphen

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