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Questions tagged [sinais-gráficos]

Sinais ortográficos, de pontuação, acentos gráficos, notações léxicas, sinais de pontuação, sinais auxiliares de escrita, configurações gráficas. Spelling signs, punctuation, accent marks, lexical notations, punctuation signs, auxiliary signs of writing, etc.

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Letters used for crosswords (palavras cruzadas)

I am the author of a software that lets users create crosswords. Part of that is testing whether a certain letter should be enabled for usage in a certain language. For portuguese, this poses the ...
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Deveria haver um espaço entre a barra e o substantivo?

Estava escrevendo um texto e finalizando digitei: Diretor/CEO Mas não me parece a maneira correta. Qual dessas é correta? Diretor/CEO ou Diretor / CEO ou Diretor/ CEO ou Diretor /...
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Do abbreviations require a dot before the superscript? E.g. número=n.º and primeiro=1.º?

I always wondered how the superscript is used in Portuguese and why I have both found nº and n.º for the abbreviation of número in different texts. According to Ciberdúvidas a ponto abreviativo (an ...
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Difference between the en dash — and em dash –

From wikipedia: (...) en dashes are used with spaces and em dashes are used without them:[2] [Em dash:] A flock of sparrows—some of them juveniles—alighted and sang. [En dash:] A flock of ...
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When to use '', “”, «», — or italic?

Apostrophes (''); Quotation marks (""); Chain quotes («», are these really french quotes (aspas francesas) in Portuguese? Why?!); Dash (—, I believe this is called travessão, is there a difference ...
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Apóstrofo ou aspas simples?

'Alguma coisa' A frase acima está entre apóstrofos ou aspas simples? Qual o correto dizer?
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If ç sounds like a double s (“ss”), why was ç created? [duplicate]

Ç is the only letter that was specifically placed on the Portuguese and Spanish keyboard as an independent key (French keyboard has ç, but not as an independent key). The funny fact is that in ...
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Porque “órgão” leva dois acentos?

Aprendi que em português só a sílaba tónica leva acento. Então como é que órgão pode levar dois acentos? Porque é que não se escreve orgão ou órgam?
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Space or no space before punctuation?

Será esta uma pergunta simples? Será esta uma pergunta simples ? Should there be a space (as in French typography) or no space (as in English typography) before punctuation marks? (E.g. before a ...