From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Dec 30 2005 - 11:35:07 CST
Raymond Mercier <rm459 at cam dot ac dot uk> wrote:
> Quick Unicode has the advantage that it allows one to type the hex
> value (the 'nnnn' in U+nnnn) when inserting a characters into any
> application other than Word, but I don't see any other advantage. In
> Word it is already possible to type nnnn followed by Alt+X to convert
> it into the character. For other applications, the numeric keypad does
> require, admittedly, the decimal equivalent to nnnn, which is boring
> and inconvenient.
To me, that "only advantage" is a huge one. I look forward to playing
with Martin's utility.
-- Doug Ewell Fullerton, California, USA http://users.adelphia.net/~dewell/
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