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Hyphens in Lyrics & Copy/Paste

Want to install a dash in your lyrics? Hyphens will cause havoc with syllable placement. Instead, cut and paste a dash from your wordprocessor (or the Windows Charmap.exe program)into the lyric editing sheet. Use the "en dash" from WordPerfect (or Charmap) for "hyphens" (regular hyphens from character sets act as "hyphens" in Noteworthy Composer) and "em dash" for actual dashes. (Further tip: play with copy/paste on other characters. Copy/paste also works to copy a refrain or other matters to/from wordprocessor and the lyric screen and from lyric to lyric).