RE: number padless?

From: Peter Constable (petercon@microsoft.com)
Date: Mon Aug 09 2010 - 00:03:18 CDT

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    The Alt-x trick Murray mentioned is specific to MS Office applications or to applications that use the RichEdit control. The ctrl-~ + n trick is also specific to MS Office products and RichEdit.

    Peter

    From: unicode-bounce@unicode.org [mailto:unicode-bounce@unicode.org] On Behalf Of ChiGuy
    Sent: Friday, August 06, 2010 8:20 PM
    To: Murray Sargent
    Cc: Unicode Mailing List
    Subject: Re: number padless?

    oh, duh, not the function key, that makes more sense.

    Well I tried that here in FF, and did not work, but did in Wordpad, so I guess it's another MS or Windows situation, right?

    Well that is better than before, and it led me to find out much more about Unicode. So thanks again!
    On 6 August 2010 22:19, Murray Sargent <murrays@exchange.microsoft.com<mailto:murrays@exchange.microsoft.com>> wrote:
    Type F1 alt+x, where F1 means the letter F key followed by the 1 key, not Function key 1. U+00F1 is the Unicode value of ñ. In general to type in a character by its Unicode value, type in the hex value and then alt+x. E.g., to type in math italic a, type 1D44E alt+x , which gives 𝑎.

    Murray



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