Originally Posted by theducks
\B is a dictionary based word boundary?
1)They are no longer Mdash (they got mangled in OCR/conversion).
2)How to tell the difference between a hyphenated words and a Mdash run-together? Spelling. Visually 1 or both sides of the dash fail spell check (and
a few pass completely
No, \B is "not word boundary"
I thought you meant "– bla" was fine and "–bla" was not, and with –\B you should find "–bla"
But actually I am wrong, you need \b (although I do not understand why), so "–\b" will find "–bla".
Of course if – got replaced by - this will not really work anymore