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Typing (Degree symbol)

 
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15Tango
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 18, 2003 8:22 pm    Post subject: Typing (Degree symbol) Reply with quote

To type a degree symbol () on PCs, use the following keystokes--while holding down the alt key, type 0176 on the numeric keypad. Sorry, Centris, I don't know how to do it on Macs.
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Moe the Sleaze
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 18, 2003 9:31 pm    Post subject: Re: Typing (Degree symbol) Reply with quote

15Tango wrote:
Sorry, Centris, I don't know how to do it on Macs.


shift-option-8

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EelSid
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 19, 2003 2:21 am    Post subject: symbol Reply with quote

Good tip, if you don't remember it though just use the character map in Windows (charmap.exe).
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LanceVE
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 19, 2003 10:48 am    Post subject: Re: Typing (Degree symbol) Reply with quote

15Tango wrote:
To type a degree symbol () on PCs, use the following keystokes--while holding down the alt key, type 0176 on the numeric keypad. Sorry, Centris, I don't know how to do it on Macs.

Ahhh, but I do
= Option-Shift-8
= Option-8
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