[bksvol-discuss] Re: Special charactors

I found a couple of other sites, too:

http://tinyurl.com/oe4d
http://tinyurl.com/ynnkcq

Grandma Cindy

--- Bob <rwiley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Those interested in the special characters can find
> out how to make them on 
> the site I posted yesterday.
> 
> In case anyone missed it the URL is:
> http://www.theworldofstuff.com/characters/
> 
> I think this subject may become more important if
> bookshare gets into the 
> business of producing textbooks for kids, especially
> math books. I've seen a 
> few of these characters in some of the o'riley books
> about programming. We 
> may have to interpret books that are teaching
> algebra or trig. In that case, 
> we may need to know what some of these symbols mean.
> 
> Just my thoughts, and I could be completely off base
> here.
> 
> Bob
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Lori Castner" <loralee.castner@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2007 12:17 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Special charactors
> 
> 
> > Evan, your email sparked my interest, so I did a
> bit of experimenting. 
> > Windoweyes says question, so I pasted the email
> into a word document, and 
> > the speech still reads the character as a question
> mark.  I'm not 
> > knowledgeable enough to know what that proves, but
> that's it.
> >
> > Cat Lover Lori
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Evan Reese" <mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2007 9:31 PM
> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Special charactors
> >
> >
> >> â?¦
> >>
> >> Thanks.
> >>
> >> There it is at the top of my message. I followed
> your instructions. Did 
> >> it come out okay? If so, I cannot know because my
> JAWS still says 
> >> question and gives the ASCII value of 63 for it.
> If it did come out okay, 
> >> then it would appear to be a JAWS issue; but if
> it didn't, then it must 
> >> be Outlook Express.
> >>
> >> Evan
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: "Bob" <rwiley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2007 9:09 PM
> >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Special charactors
> >>
> >>
> >>> â?¦
> >>> If you are talking about the diamond character,
> you create it by turning 
> >>> numlocks on and pressing alt and the 4 key on
> your keypad.
> >>>
> >>> Bob
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >>> From: "Evan Reese" <mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>> Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2007 10:48 PM
> >>> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Special charactors
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> Okay, well maybe it wasn't my email program
> after all, since I am using 
> >>>> JAWS 5 and maybe it didn't recognize the
> character and put the question 
> >>>> mark in there to indicate that.
> >>>>
> >>>> Evan
> >>>>
> >>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >>>> From: "Julie & Miss Mercy" <mercy421@xxxxxxxxx>
> >>>> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>> Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2007 2:21 PM
> >>>> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Special
> charactors
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> JAWS did read it, though. That's really
> interesting because I've never 
> >>>>> seen that character in anything I've ever
> scanned. Take care.
> >>>>> --
> >>>>> Julie Morales
> >>>>> Email & Windows/MSN Messenger:
> mercy421@xxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>>> I sell Avon, All Mixed Up gourmet mixes and
> candles and other scents 
> >>>>> from Scentsational Delights. Ask me for more
> specific information if 
> >>>>> you're interested!
> >>>>> Currently in Winchester Regional, Virginia
> Partly Cloudy, 59°F 
> >>>>> Wind:NNW-340° at 8mph
> >>>>> POLITICIAN: One who shakes your hand before
> elections and your 
> >>>>> confidence after.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> siss52 wrote:
> >>>>>>  Hi Carrie,
> >>>>>>  Your diamond didn't come through on my
> Braille display.  <smile>
> >>>>>>  Sue S.
> >>>>>>  ----- Original Message -----
> >>>>>> *From:* Carrie Karnos
> <mailto:ckarnos@xxxxxxxxx>
> >>>>>> *To:* bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> >>>>>> <mailto:bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>>>> *Sent:* Thursday, November 01, 2007 9:03 AM
> >>>>>> *Subject:* [bksvol-discuss] Re: Special
> charactors
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Ah!  I found a diamond: â?¦
> >>>>>> One more for the collection.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>  Thanks for doing this, Jim
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>  Carrie
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> ----- Original Message ----
> >>>>>> From: the ppardees <jfpardee@xxxxxxxxxxx 
> >>>>>> <mailto:jfpardee@xxxxxxxxxxx>>
> >>>>>> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> >>>>>> <mailto:bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>>>> Sent: Thursday, November 1, 2007 4:37:40 AM
> >>>>>> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Special
> charactors
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Bob, I was afraid this might happen when
> pasteing the list to e-mail.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> The first charactor should be bullet, the T,
> should be trade mark and 
> >>>>>> the
> >>>>>> question should be ural.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> I'll try it again, but if it doesn't work
> I'll be glad to send the 
> >>>>>> file as
> >>>>>> an attachment to anyone who requests it and
> sends me their e-mail and 
> >>>>>> the
> >>>>>> format they prefer.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> â?¢Â«Â§Â¥â??°£»±¦â?¢Â®â?¬
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> The paste looks okay here.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Jim Pardee
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> At 09:22 PM 10/31/07, you wrote:
> >>>>>>  >Your list includes an upper-case T and a
> question mark ? which are 
> >>>>>> on the
> >>>>>>  >keyboard.
> >>>>>>  >
> >>>>>>  >Are there two other characters that should
> go in their place?
> >>>>>>  >
> >>>>>>  >Bob
> >>>>>>  >----- Original Message ----- From: "the
> ppardees" 
> >>>>>> <jfpardee@xxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:jfpardee@xxxxxxxxxxx>>
> >>>>>>  >To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> >>>>>> <mailto:bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
> >>>>>>  >Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2007 8:58 PM
> >>>>>>  >Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Special
> charactors
> >>>>>>  >
> >>>>>>  >
> >>>>>>  >>Here is the list of special charactors not
> found on the keyboard, 
> >>>>>> and can
> >>>>>>  >>be  used to find junk in scans.
> >>>>>>  >>.«§¥"°£»±¦T®?
> >>>>>>  >>
> >>>>>>  >>
> >>>>>>  >>                Jim Pardee
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