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Old 02-19-2011, 08:24 AM
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I don't see an Alt key on my Mac, guess I'll just keep typing them out.
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Old 02-19-2011, 01:05 PM
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Alt on Mac is also 'option'. But the same codes don't work for mac as for windows.
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Old 02-19-2011, 08:04 PM
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Originally Posted by IowaStitcher
Alt on Mac is also 'option'. But the same codes don't work for mac as for windows.
Google character symbol unicodes for Mac, and see if that gets you anywhere.
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Old 02-20-2011, 05:57 PM
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Doesn't work on my laptop either, I use the character map, also.
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Old 02-21-2011, 04:39 AM
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Originally Posted by sweatnesNlite
well, it may be helpful to some, but i got neither degree nor cents to my name, so i don go talking or tiping about neither. lOl
same here, all I got were the symbols over the numbers.......
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wow, thanks Amma for the Alts code site. I saved it on my desktop so I can refer to it later. Ill send it to friends who will appreciate it.
Am I glad I joined this site, haha.
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Old 02-21-2011, 03:39 PM
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For degree on a Mac, just click alt and numeral 0 =
for cent sign , click alt and click on $ sign=
Starting to make 's to me and I would not have tried it if you didn't mention how to do it on a pc THANK YOU
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Old 02-24-2011, 12:35 PM
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Hey that worked on my Mac. I used the option key. Thank you, I was wondering about the Mac.
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Old 02-24-2011, 03:40 PM
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Originally Posted by misoop
Won't work for me.... Dell Laptop with Windows 7...
Try this: Numlock, then hold down Fn+Alt and Type your code and release Fn + Alt. Works on my Dell laptop with windows 7.
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Old 02-27-2011, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Lacelady
Originally Posted by jdiane318
I have noticed how people will write out the word 'degree' because no one is aware how to make the '' symbol. It is simple: press down the 'Alt' button, while doing that punch in '167', release the 'Alt' button, voila the degree '' symbol will appear.

Another symbol is the cents '' symbol. Simply press down the 'Alt' button with one hand, punch in the numbers 155, release the 'Alt' button and like magic the cent '' symbol will appear.

I hope this helps someone, it is just a little knowledge and timesaver.
Boo hoo, I can't make it work - is it because I have Windows XP?
Make sure your keyboard is in NumLock mode.
2. Hold down the ALT key and enter the number on the numeric keypad. (Note that many laptops have a blue FN key that changes a set of keys, also with blue numbers on them and usually in the 7-8-9-U-I-O area, into a numeric keypad.)

for ☺ 1 ☺
for ☻ 2☻
for ♥ 3 < ♥
for ♦ 4 ♦
for ♣ 5 ♣
for ♠ 6 ♠
for 7
for ◘ 8 ◘
for ○ 9 ○
for ◙ 10 ◙
for ♂ 11 ♂
for ♀ 12 ♀
for ♪ 13 ♪
for ♫ 14 ♫
for ☼ 15 ☼
for ► 16 ►
for ◄ 17 ◄
for ↕ 18 ↕
for ‼ 19 ‼
for 20
for 21
for ▬ 22 ▬
for ↨ 23 ↨
for ↑ 24 ↑
for ↓ 25 ↓
for → 26 →
for ← 27 ←
for ∟ 28 ∟
for ↔ 29 ↔
for ▲ 30 ▲ ▲
for ▼ 31 ▼▼

Hope that helps.
Works on mine, XP but can't get it to work on laptop.
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