Typing an Em Dash in Microsoft Word 2010?

I have the latest version of Microsoft Word, I have checked to make sure that the auto correct option for "replace hyphens (--) with dash" is check off, yet I still CAN NOT create an em dash. Word does not replace the two hyphens with a dash like it is supposed to. I have tried control+alt 0151 and... show more I have the latest version of Microsoft Word, I have checked to make sure that the auto correct option for "replace hyphens (--) with dash" is check off, yet I still CAN NOT create an em dash. Word does not replace the two hyphens with a dash like it is supposed to. I have tried control+alt 0151 and control+0151...nothing works. Why can't I just create a simple em dash?
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