I tried that, Jane. I've never tried that before. although years ago I tried everything on my keyboard and printed out a list. On my keyboard with my Mac, each of those numbers with the Alt key has a different symbol--the degree symbol, an upside-down exclamation point, the small TM for trademark, and the section symbol. That's good to know--hopefully I'll remember. It's much easier for me to use the keys than to go up to the Inert menu and insert a symbol. smile Cindy --- Jane Dickison <janebiz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Cindy, you can also use alt plus 0216. It's funny > because while I'm holding > down the alt key and typing the numgers the cursor > stays in one place. > When I let up on the alt key is when I get the > symbol. > Jane ï¿½ > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Grandma Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Monday, October 15, 2007 1:57 AM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Question About a > Special Character in Names > > > > I don't know what it's called, but I have it in my > > Symbols under the Insert MEnu in Word. I've pasted > it > > below. If it came out maybe you can copy and > paste. It > > can be made by keystrokes, at least on my > keyboard, by > > combining Alt shift o, i.e., alt capital o. > > > > ï¿½ > > > > Hope that works for you. > > > > Cindy > > > > - > > > > > > > > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ > > Don't let your dream ride pass you by. Make it a > reality with Yahoo! > > Autos. > > http://autos.yahoo.com/index.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. > > > > > > > > -- > > No virus found in this incoming message. > > Checked by AVG Free Edition. > > Version: 7.5.488 / Virus Database: 269.14.10/1070 > - Release Date: > > 10/14/2007 9:22 AM > > > > > > 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. > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ Tonight's top picks. What will you watch tonight? Preview the hottest shows on Yahoo! TV. http://tv.yahoo.com/ 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.