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#212849 - 10/15/13 10:37 AM Use of special characters Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 1 Aldefaveri
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How to find words in Portuguese with special characters as ç?
#212850 - 10/15/13 11:13 AM Re: Use of special characters [Re: Aldefaveri] Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 5,295 BranShea
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Netherlands, the Hague
I hit the single apostrophe directly followed by c
' c = ç
But you can find internetpages for special signs too. Welcome.
#212858 - 10/15/13 11:27 PM Re: Use of special characters [Re: Aldefaveri] Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 13,803 Faldage
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Depends on what OS you have. Windows OS's have a set of ALT sequences you can use. Hold down the ALT key and enter a 4 digit number on the numeric keypad. Note: some laptops don't have the numeric keypad, but you probably have a Character Map function hidden away as a pop-up menu when you click on the Windows logo key. Macs have another way of doing it. Linux machines generally have to use a Character Map.
#212994 - 10/27/13 08:03 PM Re: Use of special characters [Re: Faldage] Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,207 wofahulicodoc
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Yes to all of the above, but often I find a document with the character I need, and then cut and paste it into my new document...
Or go one step further: create your own reference cheat-sheet with your special characters in it, for archival purposes.
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