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Rodney Fry
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Accents on letters?

Post by Rodney Fry » Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:11 pm

I have just been given a new name from a cousin to insert in KKP v3.2.1 and subsequently import into TD v4.0. This surname has a French accent on an "e" and also an umlaut on another "e" in the Christian name. I have searched in help in KKP and TD and nothing came up?

It is not a critical problem that worries me unduly, but are accents hidden somewhere, Nick? I know in OpenOffice and WordPerfect I can access various special characters such as these, and put them in my text.

Perhaps it complicates the software for the occasional need?

Rodney

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Re: Accents on letters?

Post by Nick Hunter » Fri Sep 13, 2013 7:08 pm

Hi,

This is the standard Windows method for typing special characters:

If necessary, enable Num Lock (the light should be lit) on your keyboard by pressing the NumLock key.
While holding down the Alt key, type 0 followed by the decimal code for the ANSI character using the numeric keypad.
When you release the Alt key the ANSI character is added.

For example, to get ë use Alt+0235.

This link has the full set of ANSI characters: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library ... 60%29.aspx

Rodney Fry
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Re: Accents on letters?

Post by Rodney Fry » Sun Sep 15, 2013 11:13 pm

Many thanks for pointing me in the right direction, Nick

Rodney Fry

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