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A couple of newbie questions

Here's a few things that have been on my mind lately.

If using the European en dash style in text, what should be used for breaks of thoughts and interruptions – en or em dashes?

How do you deal with acronyms in italicized passages if you've been using small caps throughout the text and, like in most fonts, you don't have italic small caps?

Speaking of small caps, is there a special case when they begin a sentence (inside a paragraph)?

Em Dash

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Indices : Terminology/Characters : Em Dash

A horizontal line character one Em in width. Commonly use to imply a break in thought, or missing content.

Used to indicate a sudden break in thought, or to show an open range such as in numbers or dates.

Unicode : 2014
Windows US Keyboard : Alt 0151
Macintosh US Keyboard : Shift Option -

Em Dash Usage in Broken Sentence
Space around Em Dashes?
The Em
Line Breaks and Em Dashes
How to Determine the Width of Dashes (em/en)