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When I was typing this sentence "And on the other hand, some user actions don't trigger the same response." my spell checker mentioned that I might put a hyphen between 'other' and 'hand' and use 'other-hand'.

So in this sentence is a hyphen placed between 'other' and 'hand'?

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One minor point in addition to psmears' answer: a dash is not the same as a hyphen. – RegDwigнt Jan 10 '11 at 19:48
That's good to know, what's the difference? – Mark Rogers Jan 10 '11 at 20:02
----Thanks!---- – Mark Rogers Jan 10 '11 at 21:28
... or just follow that link in my comment. (^_^) – RegDwigнt Jan 11 '11 at 11:09
up vote 10 down vote accepted

No, no hyphen is needed (and indeed it would be wrong to put one in this case). You are right to doubt your spell-checker :-)

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Agreed. I imagine that the spell-checker's programmer was thinking of something like "off-hand", which would be hyphenated. – Wayne May 16 '11 at 13:01

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