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    Question Hyphen and dash

    what do we use while separating mobil number (contact number)?
    0300()5903602
    Which do we use in the bracket, a dash or a hyphen?

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    Re: Hyphen and dash

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikramullah View Post
    what do we use while separating mobil number (contact number)?
    0300()5903602
    Which do we use in the bracket, a dash or a hyphen?
    Why not just leave a space? Is the 0300 a country code or an area code?
    In Canada we write 905 563 1111 or 905-563-1111


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    Re: Hyphen and dash

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikramullah View Post
    what do we use while separating mobil number (contact number)?
    0300()5903602
    Which do we use in the bracket, a dash or a hyphen?

    Hi Ikramullah! If parentheses (or brackets) are being used in a phone number it's generally to separate the area code from the main phone number:
    (415) 123-4567

    If no area code is needed the number is simply hyphenated after the first 3 numbers:
    123-4567

    If a country code is being used there will be a '+' sign before the code:
    +1 (415) 123-4567

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    Re: Hyphen and dash

    Quote Originally Posted by Searching for language View Post
    Why not just leave a space? Is the 0300 a country code or an area code?
    In Canada we write 905 563 1111 or 905-563-1111
    0300 is the area code.

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