[bksvol-discuss] Re: Ascii codes for copyright sign and registered sign and how to find all ASCII codes on a Windows System

I wonder if there are similar fixes on a Mac?

Valerie


On Dec 20, 2009, at 10:07 PM, Judy s. wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> The copyright symbol
> © is alt-0169 (alt key zero one six nine)
> 
> The registered symbol
> ® is alt-0174 (alt key zero one seven four)
> 
> Remember you must use the numeric keypad to type in the numbers,
> or this doesn't work.
> 
> I don't know if a screen reader can interpret the following correctly so it 
> is even usable if you're blind, but on a windows system you can reach a 
> utility called the "Character Map" that is built into every Windows system.  
> It lists every ascii letter and symbol and its keyboard equivalent in a 
> table, and you can even copy the symbols from this table into any program on 
> a Windows system.
> 
> On a Windows 2000 and Windows XP systems you reach the Character
> Map by clicking the Start button, then clicking Programs, then
> clicking Accessories, and then clicking System Tools, then
> clicking Character Map.
> 
> On a Vista system you reach the Character map by clicking the
> Start button, then clicking All Programs, clicking Accessories,
> clicking System Tools, and then clicking Character Map.
> 
> On a Windows 7 system you reach the Character map by clicking the
> Start button and then in the search box, type Character Map, and
> then, in the list of results, click Character Map.
> 
> Alternatively, I think on all windows system you can click on the
> start menu, chose the run option and in the run dialog box type:
> charmap.exe - but I'm not positive about this one.
> 
> Also, in Microsoft Word, it is under the "tools" "autocorrect" menu where the 
> option is set to turn use of a left parentheses followed by a letter c into a 
> copyright symbol and a left parentheses followed by the letter r into the 
> registered symbol.  It is set to do this by default.
> 
> Hope this helps. smile
> 
> Judy s.
> 
> 
> Valerie Maples wrote:
>> In terms of working within word to produce certain things, I
>> am pretty sure the execution of those 2 symbols (for copy
>> right and registered trademark) have to do with auto spelling,
>> but someone else, possibly Mayrie, will correct me if I am
>> wrong. I know that with the settings I have set him both my
>> neck and my PC it executes it encircled as opposed to having
>> parenthesis on either side of the letter.
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