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February 28, 2008


Father Brian

If you frequently use French letters (or German, Spanish or Eastern European languages with accents), another method is to put a Character Map short-cut on your desktop.

Find it at Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools.

This displays a grid of all characters in the Windows character set which can then be selected, copied and pasted where required.

You can also pre-select from the available fonts on your PC.

As the old newspaper ad used to say, "I never knew there was so much in it"!

Les King

Yes indeed—that looks like a very neat method for any email client or other software that doesn't support the direct insertion of special characters.

Certainly better than messing about with multiple key strokes and codes.

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