# [NTG-context] how to write two or three single hyphens?

Andy Thomas andythomas at web.de
Thu May 31 11:28:42 CEST 2012

Hello,

is this what you are looking for?

\starttext
rwx\,-\,-\,-\,-\,-\,-
\stoptext

I tried the small space macro from LaTeX and it works here, too, so i suspect it is more a TeX macro.

Andy

On 31.05.2012, at 11:16, Jan Pohanka wrote:

> Hello,
>
> describing linux file permissions I would like to write rwx------
> As I expected the hyphens are converted to two long dashes (excuse me if I missed the correct name), so I tried something like this rwx{-}{-}{-}{-}{-}{-} or rwx{}-{}-{}-{}-{}-{}- which works in latex, but in context I'm still getting the long dashes. How can I prevent this conversion, please?
>
> regards
> Jan
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