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Old 03-16-2019, 07:18 PM   #11
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On a Mac, if you hold down the Alt key and type a "0" it gives you the degree symbol. You also get a different symbol holding down the Alt key with each key on the keyboard.
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Old 03-16-2019, 07:26 PM   #12
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How about on a Chrome browser?
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Old 03-16-2019, 07:57 PM   #13
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Ya learn something new everyday:

I did not know that:
if you hold down the ALT key on your computers keyboard,
and then type 248
you will get the 'degree symbol'

As in 350F
HA!
try it!

Oh wait, am I the only one who didn't know about this?
I use alt + 176 to get .

If you are using Windows, open the character map and find the funny letter or symbol you want and select it. Many of them show the "alt code" in the bottom right hand corner.

That's how I type the Scandinavian letters: , , , , and .
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How about on a Chrome browser?
RF, I have a chromebook and I found that if you hold down the ALT key and then type 0176, you'll get the symbol
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Old 03-16-2019, 09:50 PM   #15
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My iPad has funny symbols that show if cetain vowels or numbers are long-pressed. Long press 0(zero)=, o=œ etc.
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My iPad has funny symbols that show if cetain vowels or numbers are long-pressed. Long press 0(zero)=, o= etc.
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I use alt + 176 to get .

If you are using Windows, open the character map and find the funny letter or symbol you want and select it. Many of them show the "alt code" in the bottom right hand corner.

That's how I type the Scandinavian letters: , , , , and .
I'm so lucky - none of those work for me..
and considering how much foodies use it .. again!

But on my cell phone the accents work on the vowels! go figure!
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What operating system are you using for your desktop Dragn?
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Both Android and iOS give you choices of letters with diacritical marks when you "long touch" a letter. E.g, if I long touch the "a" on my Android phone, I can choose between eight a's with different "hats" and @.
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long touch=
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb
222222222222222222222
88888888888888888888



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long touch=
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb
222222222222222222222
88888888888888888888



Windows10
Well, yeah, on a PC, that is what you would get.

Do you have a numeric keypad? Those alt codes for special characters only work with the numeric keypad, not the number keys above the letter keys.

Can you find "Character Map"? It comes with Windog.

Once you have Character Map open, you find the character you want and highlight it. You can copy and paste it or use the alt code in the bottom right hand corner. Here I have selected the cent signt:
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