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. > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of > available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.