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Q: Special characters

I am using Microsoft Works word processor program. I need to cut and paste a document into Windows Mail The document contains 'em dashes.' These transfer as the numeral '3/4', rather than an em dash. Any suggestions?

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A: Special characters

Remove the *em dashes* and replace them with -- instead. That should transfer just fine.

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Hi

When I try to download a file from Internet explorer it replacec the white space with underscores and double quotation with weired characters. How can I avoid this. while downloading I want my original file name. Any Ideas please tell me.



thanks in advance,

A:replaces special characters with weired characters on download from internet explorer

When you download it are you hitting save or run? (I reccomend save BTW)

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arial4black

With windows 98 I was able to access HTML characters easily by hold down alt key and type in the numeral code for the character I wanted. But with Windows XP I can not access the HTML characters. Can someone assist me?
 

A:special HTML characters

mthumjdo said:

arial4black

With windows 98 I was able to access HTML characters easily by hold down alt key and type in the numeral code for the character I wanted. But with Windows XP I can not access the HTML characters. Can someone assist me?Click to expand...

I think you mean ASCII characters, but I dont know what to do with that problem, it's always worked for me...
 

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For the past week or so, whenever I try typing in special characters (like , alt-0233; I'm on a laptop so it's actually alt-fn-mkll) weird things happen. For example, typing an "n" with a tilde in Firefox (alt-0241) brings me back a page. I think I activated some kind of shortcut that I really don't want to have. How do I fix this?
 

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On my Mac if I wanted to type "?" I just type option+e to get the little tick thingy with a highlight field then e again to to "?". On Windows the only way i've found how to do that is to bring up the character map, which is a bit of a pain when you just want to use the keyboard.
help?

A:How do i type special characters?

Hi Mate,

You might wanna look this article Keyboard Shortcuts for special characters

Hope this helps,
Captain

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Using a Lenovo Yoga 910.  All I want to do is to be able to quickly and easily insert the registered trademark symbol   without copying and pasting.  I use this symbol often and am frustrated that I can't figure out how to insert it quickly.

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hey guyss

is there any way i could use special characters like 'subset' in word 2003 or XP? u guys know subset, i mean eg: set A belongs to the set B, hence->subset of B . then i need the projection operator...for denoting PROJECT operation, the 'pi' character (workin on mysql). then i need a double arrow facing right and left, and special characters that are denoted in databases, SELECT,PROJECT,etc

help guys.urgent.its for my documentation.
thanksss

Fidel
 

A:special characters in word

Look in programs > accessories > system tools for "Charachter Map"
 

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I would like to write a query that will use hex ranges to find their repespective values in my tables.

These ranges are:
00 - 09,
0A - 0F,
10 - 19,
1A - 1F

I know how to write the query for finding one value but not a range of values.

db2 "select * from table where field like ('%' || x'0F' || '%')"

thank you.
 

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Hi all,

I am building a mail application in java. While reading mail content i am getting special characters which are in some other language... i want to read it properly...

Please help me regarding this...
 

A:Special characters in mail..

Do you mean the encoding? Make it UTF-8.
 

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They used to be able to be rendered, how come not anymore? How can I fix this?
 

A:Special characters cannot be displayed

Are you turning your Num Lock key on?
 

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Hi, not sure if this is the right place for this.

I live in New Zealand and I have the standard keyboard for my country. I want to add the Euro symbol to my keyboard as I use it a lot and I am not happy with typing Euro54, for example, when I am quoting a price.

Is there something I can add to Windows to make this happen?
 

A:Solved: Special characters

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Can't display special characters in Win XP
For example, try pasting any of these characters into notepad:

【ふつう】

「ドカぐい」
also, this shadowed box looks like a regular square:

❑

These all work fine in notepad in Windows 7.
Does anyone know how to get these to work in Windows XP? Thanks!
 

A:Can't display special characters in Win XP

Zoooo said:


Can't display special characters in Win XP
For example, try pasting any of these characters into notepad:

【ふつう】

「ドカぐい」
also, this shadowed box looks like a regular square:

❑

These all work fine in notepad in Windows 7.
Does anyone know how to get these to work in Windows XP? Thanks!Click to expand...
I'm surprised they show in W7's version of Notepad because I've always seen Notepad as a simple text editor and wouldn't have expected to see anything out of the ordinary in there. In XP, try pasting into Wordpad instead. If that doesn't work, go to Control Panel>Regional and Language and check the Unicode matches your chosen language under the Advanced tab.
 

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Whenever I am doing shift+, instead of showing the less than sign it is showing  ' , ' while typing.What is the solution??Same problem persists with a few other keys.

A:Facing issues with special characters.

1. Check the keyboard layout setting in Control Panel. 2. Check for hardware functionality: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03467259

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Hi.

I am trying to use windows desktop search to find all files that have a filename stucture of filename1_(2).jpg, filename2_(2).jpg so that I can mass delete them. I can not seem to find a way to search for this a windows search seems to want to include everything between the ( and ) and being part of an or function.

Any ideas.

BTW, this happened when using windows photo import. for some reason, it did not properly ignore existing photos.

Thanks

mtp3

A:Windows Search and Special Characters

try using quotes. "filename(2).ext"

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I am so very fristrated right now with this HP TouchSmart 310 PC everytime i go to use the ' and ' before and after words it autoatically changes to special charachters and it is very annoying and i have no idea where to disable it, doesn't matter what program I use it happens, Microsoft programs, Internet Explorer, notepad.

Example if I type 'trust' it is ok but burt the ' symbol won't show until i type next next letter or press space bar and if i type ?afe'- the c changes to a special character and i do not want that - so any help to stop this from happening be appreciated, only computer in my life to do this.

A:Special Characters - automatically inserting when i don't want them

You can try this ... How I restored my Windows 7 default fonts: http://www.withsteps.com/404/how-i-restored-my-windows-7-default-fonts.html

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Whenever I am doing shift+, instead of showing the less than sign it is showing  ' , ' while typing.What is the solution??Same problem persists with a few other keys.

A:Facing issues with special characters.

1. Check the keyboard layout setting in Control Panel.2. Check for hardware functionality: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03467259

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I am running XP Pro on a Thinkpad R50 and after being attacked by some kind of malware or virus, which disabled taskmgr, all drives, start menu, etc., essentially closing off all normal avenues for fixing the problem, I have arrived at the following point, where I am now helpless:

I can boot into XP, although not into Safe Mode, and when I do, all text is displayed using a special character set. The only area where normal text is displayed is in the C: Prompt and in TweakUI. So, while I have run Spybot S&D and installed Webroot Spy Sweeper, I cannot perform a scan, since I cannot read the menu selections(not sure this would help anyway).

I have read some posts about copying the Fonts Folder contents from another computer, which I tried using a thumb drive and the C: Prompt, but I received an "Access Denied" message for several of the files. I assume this is because they are in use.

I will say that, I would like to simply wipe the drive and do a complete install, but the IBM Access function which allows me to restore the computer to its original state does not come up when I press my IBM Access button and, of course, I do not have install disks since this machine is supposed to have the original contents partitioned away for these situations.

I think if I can repair this font problem and establish a connection with the Lenovo site, I should be able to restore the machine to original.

Any thoughts?

A:All Text Displaying As Special Characters

http://www.mydigitallife.info/2006/01/18/i...ad-recovery-cd/Louis

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Is there anyway of being able to use Swedish characters on an english keyboard and a langage setting as English (UK)?

A:Keyboard languages and special characters

If you mean characters like ? and ?, you can get these by selecting Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Character Map. From here, you can select and copy the character you want and paste it into whatever you want.

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Hi, I have an Ideapad Yoga 13 and have been trying unsuccesfully to use keyboard shortcuts for spanish accent and other characters but nothing works. I figured it must only be the standard Atl+code to do this but that doesn't work. Anyone has ideas or been able to use special characters? Thanks













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A:Special characters shortcuts don't work

The Alt codes require a number pad to work.  They don't work on the top row of numbers even on a regular keyboard. If you're using Microsoft Word, you can press Ctrl and one of these ` ' : ~ and then the letter.  So Ctrl+~ then n will give you .  (Technically it's Ctrl+Shift+`, since you need Shift+` to get ~.)  Also Ctrl+Alt+Shift and ! ? to get the upside down versions. http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/word-2007-shortcuts-for-inserting-accents-and-symb.htmlhttp://www.twinning.org.uk/international_characters_in_word.htm Non-Microsoft Office programs probably don't support this so you may have to write there and then copy and paste.

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Usually you would hold the alt key and use the num pad keys to enter the number codes, then release the alt to get the special character.
 
we do not have a numpad on the x1, so how do we do this?
 
I have tried using the normal numbers at the top of the keyboard, does not work.
 
I am using 4th gen x1
 
 
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A:How to use Special Characters?(Alt Codes) w/o nump...

Doesnt exist on the keyboard, is there a way to simulate it with other keys?

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I used to get a large set of special characters on Microsoft Works (not Word) with a key combination I've forgotten. Now I'm limited to the character map under system tools. I think the keys were like ctrl+something+something. Maybe the same set used for Word. Anyone know how to get more special characters than just what's on the map?
 

A:(Solved) works special characters

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Good morning.

Can anyone point me to a reference source (or provide the info I want) for "Special Characters", in Word 2000?

Along the way, I have picked up some useful key combinations, like ^t = tab, and, ^p = paragraph...

These are so useful for search and replace operations, but these are all I remember from an old Word5 booklet (they still work in W2000...)

There are some provided in the "Special Characters" menu (Insert/Symbol...) but very few.

In particular, I'm looking for a key-combination for non-break paragraph, so I can change the non-breaking ones for breaking ones (and vice versa) in large documents for, or from, web-pages.

Care.

kb-r
 

A:Word 2000 - Special Characters

>> key-combination for non-break paragraph

(I'm guessing here, that) there isn't one.

I made a non-breaking para in a test doc via Format -- Paragraph -- Line & Page Breaks -- Keep Lines Together.

The only evidence of it (back in the doc, with pilcrow on) was a small black square to the left of the 1st line (of the para).

Try stripping out all "non-breaking ones" with CTRL+A, then unchecking Keep Lines Together (click twice if it's greyed out, ie: not all existing paras are non-breaking).

FYI re: Replace, in W2K the Find/Replace dialog has a More button. Click it to access a Special (Characters) button (list).

You can find some shortcuts at http://www.contextures.com/word-tips.htm

HTH,
Andy
 

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Hi guys, i accidentaly set my windows pasword to my native language letters ąčę not to 1 2 3 , its laptop acer e13 , when windows asks pasword i cant change keyboard language from english to Lithuanian, my new pasword is ąčę..but i only can enter 123, i tried unicode alt 261 alt 269 and 281 for ąčę i get symbols but pasword is incorect, i checked other computers and it seems that alt + my unicodes works only in ms word or wordpad..not in pasword field..what to do guys? Sorry for bad language.thanks

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Christmas letter time and I use WORKS and a WORKS data base. HOWEVER, I have a Swiss cousin and his/her name has a special (e) character. I can find the character (WORD, INSERT,SYMBOL) but how do I put it in the database or into a WORKS letter?

Ideas?

shortcut
 

A:insert special characters into WORKS

Just startup the Character Map tool, it usually is in the Start>Program>Accessories>SystemTools folder (also you can start up a "Run" window and type in charmap and then click the [OK] button).

In the Character Map you will probably see the type of "e" you are talking about, or or or .
In the Character Map tool, you can press the [Select] button, to have it appear, and then press the [Copy] button to have the contents of the small "Characters to copy" window into your temporary Copy buffer. Then go to your area where you wanted that character or characters, and press the Ctrl and V keys.

At the same time you might notice, down in the bottom right corner of that tool window the Keystrokes you can press to enter the same character without using the CharMap tool. (IE. Alt+0232, or Alt+0233, or Alt+0234, or Alt+0235),
That is where you are typing somewhere, you can hold down the [Alt] key, and then use the keypad to enter that sequence of characters.
In the case it would be 0 then 2 then 3 then 2 then let the [Alt] key up. That character will appear.
 

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Hi. I recently bought an Acer Aspire R14,  On my old desktop I used to play with the special characters all the time, mostly for the Acute symbol  (ALT 130), but now I just can't figure out how to do it on my Acer. can you help please ?  what the trick?  http://tools.oratory.com/altcodes.html thanksstef.

A:Special Characters (Alt Keyboard Sequences) on a A...

On my R3 you hold down Alt-Fn and press the blue numbers (blue 6 is on the O (oh not zero) key. 66 is a capital B.

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Hi

Can I do a select statement on an Oracle database where I search a table for all records where field x contains special characters(ie it contains chanracters that are not between A to Z(both cases) and 0 to 9? These characters can be in the field also though.

I hope that makes sense.

Paul
 

A:SQL - Search for records containing special characters

This would be very tricky using just SQL; I'd recommend that you write a small program based on a "select fieldX from tableY" cursor and then check each letter of fieldX in turn to see if it is special.

If oracle sql supports a substring type function in the where clause then you could possibly check for a limited number of characters using something along the lines of:

Code:
select
fieldX
from
tableY
where
instr('$',fieldX) = TRUE OR
instr('&',fieldX) = TRUE OR
instr('#',fieldX) = TRUE...
but it would be slow and clunky.

Slainte

midders
 

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Hi Everyone,
Right i'm more hardware orientated so not sure on this one. In word '97 (i know, ancient) my friend is trying to insert special characters and suchlike.
Now when she goes to Insert - Symbol and the windows appears, half of the characters are missing all that is in the space is a small square. Sometimes she can see the symbol/character but on inserting it is either a square or space that is inserted.
I'm no expert but on reinstalling Word the problem is the same, could it be the installed Fonts on the system that are corrupt or does the problem lie elsewhere.
Cheers Guys
 

A:Special Symbols/Characters in Word

Yes. Try reinstalling the fonts on her system. Also, clean up the hard drive too, and possibly even troubleshoot Word.

http://www.theofficeexperts.com/cleanyourpc.htm
http://www.theofficeexperts.com/word.htm#TroubleshootingWord
 

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I have a Windows 2000 server running Exchange 5.5.

Ok, some one with an apostrophy (ex. xxxxx.x'[email protected]) in there email address is trying to email me, but they get a message undeliverable.

There was a SMTP communication problem with the recipient's email server. Please contact your system administrator.
#5.5.0 smtp;553 Requested action not taken:
mailbox name not allowed or chunk too large.

Is there anything I can do on my server to allow this email delivery. I have heard of someone talking about a patch for 5.5, but have been unable to find.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
 

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ok i got a fix from you guys about splittng files... turns out my program guy cant use the file its just not jelling with our processess...

so now i have come up with an ingenues idea to get rid of offending data causing our problems

i need a way to delete data between 2 special characters

my file will look like this:
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|this is the offending data|i need to keep this stuff|this is more i dont need|

--------

how do i remove the offending data and keep just

i need to keep this stuff

without the "|" pipe characters

the special characters could change depending on our source files
so we need to be able to specifie that character

how would something like that be accomplished???
|delete me|i need to keep this stuff|delete me|

any ideas guys. could use a vbscript or a .bat either would work here...
Rob
 

A:New Issue, Deleting between special characters!!!

del <special>*<special>
 

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I figured out how to do the French characters such as ? or ?, but i can't figure out the shortcuts for things such as ? or ?, even though the keyboard has buttons for them.

help? thanks.

A:how do i type the special characters shown on my keyboard?

I don't know if you can assign keys to the characters, but you can enter them
ANSI Special Characters

and for more than you ever wanted to know about character encoding
Character encoding - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

edit: This is probably a better reference - scroll down the page to see all ASCII chars

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I have forgotten the simple procedure that is used to embed special characters in a text message. It involves using the backslash followed by the three digit representation of the ASCII character. Perhaps the Esc key is also involved, but I don't remember.

Can anyone advise what the procedure is?

------------------
R. J. Emery
 

A:Embedding Special Characters in a Text Message

Hold the "alt" key and type the three digit number. The number for each character can be found by going to START, ACCESSORIES, CHARACTER MAP. Click on the character you want and the Alt+XXX shows at the bottom of the window.

In Word you can also go to INSERT, SYMBOL and make your selection.
 

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I still can't figure out this Windows 8 search function ...

I have a bunch of text files and I need to search for the following string for example within the files:

now()

Can anyone tell me what I need to do to search for this string?

It seems like Windows 8 ignores just about all non-alphanumeric characters when searching.

If I can't search within files for a simple string like the above I'm screwed!

A:How to search within text files for special characters?

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Hi Everyone,

I am using a Windows 7 x64 computer and several keys on my keyboard are misbehaving. When I press the tilde (~), at (@) or hash (#) keys I see different characters.

The characters that I am seeing are as follows -

Initially I installed a Microsoft USB Keyboard, and when I did so some software - in the style of Windows 8 - was installed. As I suspected that the Windows 8 "style" software may be at fault I uninstalled it (however there was no improvement). I then tried a Logitech USB keyboard with the same outcome, and finally tried a Microsoft PS2 keyboard.

Having tried 3 different keyboards with the same effect I am convinced that the issue is with the computer itself.

If anybody has any suggestions on how to fix this they will be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Davo
 

A:Some special characters coming out wrong on my computer

Seems like you have a different language keyboard set as the default. See here: http://www.howtogeek.com/121169/how-to-change-your-keyboard-layout-in-windows-8/
Or change it in the Control Panel. You may want to remove any other languages that you don't use and you should reboot.
 

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I'm unable to type special characters with my Dell XPS 13 with Windows 8 pre-loaded. E.g. when typing "^" followed by "e" one should normally get "ê"
My previous XPS 13 with Windows 7 pre-loaded worked fine. I have loaded all the latest drivers but the functionality is still missing. Is there a setting that needs to be switched on? Or are the drivers still missing for Windows 8?
Help will be appreciated

A:Dell XPS 13 typing special characters with keyboard

FOUND IT!!! Press "Fn + Ctrl + LShift" simultaneously to activate and deactivate special character typing

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What keys must I combine or press to see the special characters on my laptop. I am looking for the Euro & Spanish n

Thanks
 

A:Solved: HP dv7-1247cl Laptop Special Characters

http://www.starr.net/is/type/altnum.htm
.
 

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Hello there-- what a way to start the day --and thank you in advance.

Like the title says: Windows 7, won't accept a password I set to it for my HP 620, though with a special character; which goes for Kar?s1990 --that's the password. Password that used to work flawlessly in weeks I have had it in use though until today after coming back from my morning routine, to boot the system, to find out every time I try to write "?" to complete the password properly, it instead adds another black dot to the input field in which case the form ends like: Kar'as1990 instead.

The keyboard isn't Spanish though configured, to international English, so to give me the special character without a problem. To throw as well, I had some virus attack yesterday; but swept them immediately. Nevertheless, I don't know if that have something to do with the keyboard no properly writing the a with the accent I'm seeking it to input. And for my surprise, not to my enjoyment; hence today is college's second quarter starts, yet here am I, with important files to deliver in there. Such a beautiful day.

Any idea how do I resolve this? UuU.

A:Windows 7 won't accept password with special characters

Stb,
Welcome to SevenForums.

Use following to choose a restore point prior to the appearance of the problem.

RESTORE TO A PREVIOUS SYSTEM RESTORE POINT
1) WIN | type SYSTEM RESTORE | ENTER | NEXT
| Choose a different restore point radio button | NEXT
2) Show more restore pointscheckbox (lower left)
3) Highlight the desired restore point
4) Scan for affected programs(lower right)make a note of affected programs
5) CLOSE | NEXT | FINISH


WIN = key with the wavy Microsoft flag on top.

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Hi Everyone,

I am using a Windows 7 x64 computer and several keys on my keyboard are misbehaving. When I press the tilde (~), at (@) or hash (#) keys I see different characters.

The characters that I am seeing are as follows -

Initially I installed a Microsoft USB Keyboard, and when I did so some software - in the style of Windows 8 - was installed. As I suspected that the Windows 8 "style" software may be at fault I uninstalled it (however there was no improvement). I then tried a Logitech USB keyboard with the same outcome, and finally tried a Microsoft PS2 keyboard.

Having tried 3 different keyboards with the same effect I am convinced that the issue is with the computer itself.

If anybody has any suggestions on how to fix this they will be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Davo

A:Some special characters coming out wrong on my computer

Looks like your keyboard is set to a British layout. You can change that in Control Panel\Clock, Language, and Region

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Used to place a special character bij holding ctrl or ctrl-shift and selecting like the accent grave (under the esc button), releasing and then pressing the e.
Viola- French "Frere" correctly...
But it stopped working for some reason, only in Word 7 it still works...
Used to work in all software, like my e mail client, in THIS entry box etc.
I know W7 has a complicated solution by copying a character from a list: very tedious.
Keyboard is US Int'l, languages English US and Dutch.
W7 also Dutch.

Anyone?

A:Easy special characters stopped working

Hold down the alt key and type 0232 using the numbers pad to get ---> ?

Or copy/paste http://www.hypergurl.com/asciisymbols.html

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I have several hundred photos that I am in the process of copying multiple times and renaming them to a different name for uploading to a website. They are all being renamed to product numbers and multiple product numbers can use the same image. I am currently doing this through a .bat file where I use a command to copy and then rename the same .jpg image to different file names.

This works perfectly for product numbers that follow the normal Windows naming convention (i.e. abcdef.jpg, abcdefg.jpg) but there are also product numbers that have a / in the part number. To get this to work and upload via FTP, I save a .jpg by using the character %2f for the /. However, when trying to do that through .bat, it doesn't recognize %2f as being valid. It does copy and rename the file, but drops the %2 when renaming the file.

Here is an example of the command in my .bat file. In the example I am copying SHCSB_L.jpg to 3 different .jpg files (.2C8SHCA%2fB_L.jpg, etc). The .bat file does make 3 .jpgs but .2C8SHCA%2fB_L.jpg is copied as .2C8SHCAfb.jpg since it doesn't recognize the charge %2.

copy "C:\Users\RobPC\Desktop\Photos\SHCSB_L.jpg" "C:\Users\RobPC\Desktop\Photos\.2C8SHCA%2fB_L.jpg"
copy "C:\Users\RobPC\Desktop\Photos\SHCSB_L.jpg" "C:\Users\RobPC\Desktop\Photos\.3C6SHCA%2fB_L.jpg"
copy "C:\Users\RobPC\Desktop\Photos\SHCSB_L.jpg" "C:\Users\RobPC\Desktop\Photos\.3C8SHCA%2fBR_L.jpg"

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A:Copying and renaming files with special characters using .bat

Seems putting a forward slash in file name is wrong approach. Number one, its not a legal character in a windows file name. The forward slash also looks like the division slash, its likely to screw up things on other platforms as well. I recommend a dash.
 

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Simply, I can't insert special characters using alt-codes. The ThinkPad X250 does not have a NumLock key and has no numpad. I've tested Fn+Alt using each Alt key and all the combinations of Fn and FnLk available in the bios and on the keyboard to no avail. Copy/Paste from the character map and inserting special characters in Word are cumbersome workarounds. I would greatly prefer to use alt-codes because it's more efficient for frequently inserting characters into formulas. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated!

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I'm a new guy around here so please pardon my ignorance.

I'm having a strange problem. I used to be able to enter ASCII characters anywhere, but recently I can only get the ones I want in msn messenger. In everywhere else, including notepad, they show up as japanese characters. For example, alt+0174 is "registered sign" normally, but nowadays I get a "&#12483;" when pressing alt+0174. By the way, my current default typing language is Japanese, but I'm using a standard US keyboard. The thing is, I had been typing with IME Japanese from way before this problem started, so I don't this is the cause.

When I checked character map, the keyboard shortcuts for everything seems to have disappeared, and only the japanese characters in fonts like MS Mincho have them. The last time i checked, which was before this problem started, the shortcuts were in all the correct places.

Can anyone help me with this problem? Thanks in advance.
 

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Hi,
I have a problem in my Satellite Pro A50-C-1ND (Windows 10).
I can't get polish special characters (alt "z", alt "x", alt "c") - other polish characters are OK.
I have checked all found suggestions - keyboard setup, hotkeys, Synaptics drivers.
I have changed my BIOS drivers (7.60 -> 7.70), but it hadn't help.
Does anybody know if there is a proper version BIOS for my problem? Or other solution.

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Hello everyone

I am running IE 8.0.6001.18702 on Windows XP home edition

Increasingly I am seeing some web pages displaying unexepcted special chacters instead of what should normally appear.

As an example, apostrophes ( ' ) sometime display as '

This does not happen all the time.

Please can anyone explain why this happens and if there is a setting or other way of correcting the problem?

Thanks

Tim
 

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I am trying the create a spread sheet in Spanish and I as such I want to use the Spanish characters.

I went into word and set my own special keyboard short cuts, but the don't work in Excel. I have tried to create my own shortcut keys in Excel but there doesn't appear to be the option for this, so is it possible?

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does this help..??

OnKey Method? [Excel 2007 Developer Reference]

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Hi,

I have an excel spreadsheet, and I'd like to insert a wingding character - a check mark.
I'd like to set up a macro to do this. But if I copy the checkmark to the clipboard and create the macro to paste the clipboard, this won't work if there is something else in the clipboard. What I need is a way to tell the macro what key combination I'm typing in, is what I want in the cell. The check mark character is way at the bottom of the character map sequence for wingdings. I've gone through all my keys, and there's many more characters between the end of what my keys will create, and that check mark.

Is there a way to generate keys using ALT or something? I tried ALT-1-2-3, but that didn't give me anything. Is the ALT sequence or whatever it is, mapped to ascii? Is that the character code I see at the bottom of the character map window? Is there any correlation of that code to what I'm going to type into my cell to get my checkmark?

Thanks.
 

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Hello,

I have the following batch file that works great, until I happen to execute it on a file with a + in it.

@echo off
cls
for /r %%f in (*txt) do copy %%f m:\text files

I searched around for a bit, but I couldn't get any of the information I found about escape characters to work. How can I make the batch file treat the file name in %%f as a literal?

Thanks!
 

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