On the Word keyboard the degree shortcut is option shift 8 ° Cindy Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection) and books-being-scanned list available at sites below Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List Books Being Scanned List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List --- On Fri, 11/13/09, EVAN REESE <mentat3@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > From: EVAN REESE <mentat3@xxxxxxxxxxx> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: degree sign shortcut? > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Date: Friday, November 13, 2009, 11:37 AM > > > > > > > > Hi Jamie, > > I don't know whether > the actual degrees sign is > translated into braille correctly. But I think you are > doing the right thing by > putting it in by hand. From my experience, it's not > safe to assume that the > braille translator will translate those higher Ascii > characters. Granted, it's > been upggraded not too long ago, but, I still think > it's safer to do what > you are doing. > > Evan > > > ----- Original Message > ----- > From: > Jamie Yates, > CPhT > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > > Sent: Friday, > November 13, 2009 12:55 > PM > Subject: > [bksvol-discuss] Re: degree sign > shortcut? > > > Does the degree sign translate in the braille > conversion? > > If I have to hand type parts of cookbooks I just > type degrees instead of > inserting a sign. > > -- > Jamie in Michigan > Currently Reading: Love Mercy by Earlene > Fowler > See everything I've read this year at: www.michrxtech.com/books.html > > 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.