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#1 Arthur21743

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Posted 12 April 2007 - 09:03 AM

KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS Want to write fractions like they are supposed to look, or some other handy symbols like 70 (70 degrees) or 59? Here are some handy shortcuts that work with most fonts without having to open Character Map: 70 = Alt+0176 (on number pad only with Num Lock turned on) = Alt+0163 = Alt+0162 = Alt+0177 = Alt+0188 = Alt+0189 = Alt+0190

Edited by Arthur21743, 12 April 2007 - 09:19 AM.


#2 stormy13

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Posted 12 April 2007 - 09:07 AM

I use those a quite a few more.

Also known as Alt codes. Full list here,

http://www.tedmontgo...al/ALTchrc.html

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Posted 14 April 2007 - 03:22 PM

Thanks for the list...I've been wanting that for quite sometime now. :note2:

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Posted 19 December 2007 - 03:43 AM

Hi! The shortcut symbol which eludes me is the simple 'tick' or 'check' mark, as in "please check the box" or 'yes, that is correct'. And, of course, the opposite - large 'X' for 'incorrect'................ Any 'shortcut' ideas, please without digging into special symbols keyboards, etc ? Thanks! RossRon

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Posted 19 December 2007 - 04:59 AM

Well rather then try and remember all those keyboard codes you could just install Quickkey

http://quickkeydotnet.sourceforge.net/

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Posted 19 December 2007 - 01:25 PM

I use those a quite a few more.

Also known as Alt codes. Full list here,

http://www.tedmontgo...al/ALTchrc.html


Hello! I tried several of these in "Word" and "Notepad" and they didn't work. What am I doing wrong?

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#7 hartvix

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Posted 20 December 2007 - 04:41 AM

Hello! I tried several of these in "Word" and "Notepad" and they didn't work. What am I doing wrong?

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In Word (or Office generally), you could use Insert | Symbol, which will display a dlg.box. In other programs, i would suggest using CharMap, a program found under Accessories | System tools (is this what it's called in the English version?). This will display a similar window. Personally, I prefer to hit Windows Key + R (to show the Run program dlg), and then type "charmap" + Enter.
Notice that this window will also display the Alt-code you could alternatively use, so you can memorize the ones you use frequently, and type the Alt-codes directly into your document.
If typing the codes directly doesn't work, maybe you are not using the numeric part of the keyboard. The numbers above the letters will NOT work (yep, problem if you are using a laptop keyboard...)

Hope this helps...

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Posted 20 December 2007 - 04:47 AM

One more thing that could be the problem: You have to hold down the Alt-key until all of the numbers have been typed, then release. ;-)

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Posted 20 December 2007 - 10:35 PM

In Word (or Office generally), you could use Insert | Symbol, which will display a dlg.box. In other programs, i would suggest using CharMap, a program found under Accessories | System tools (is this what it's called in the English version?). This will display a similar window. Personally, I prefer to hit Windows Key + R (to show the Run program dlg), and then type "charmap" + Enter.
Notice that this window will also display the Alt-code you could alternatively use, so you can memorize the ones you use frequently, and type the Alt-codes directly into your document.
If typing the codes directly doesn't work, maybe you are not using the numeric part of the keyboard. The numbers above the letters will NOT work (yep, problem if you are using a laptop keyboard...)

Hope this helps...

hartvix



Thanks! Using the "insert" key worked☺!!!!

#10 Assi

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Posted 02 January 2008 - 03:41 PM

I use those a quite a few more.

Also known as Alt codes. Full list here,

http://www.tedmontgo...al/ALTchrc.html


Wow, thanks. I didnt know there was that many of those.
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