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From: Nowl <>
Subject: Re: Apostrophe
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 16:26:01 +0000
Yvonne Courtine wrote on Tue, 3 Feb 2009:
>I have just begun transcribing and am working on typed scans of 1932
>births. On several pages I note there are handwritten additions where
>under the page number the note says "see Dec' 34" (or some other
>year.) WinBMD will not allow me to type the apostrophe after the D.
>How to handle this, please?
Martin Cope posted a great tip for this on the list last year.
>Type a ' character in another field (e.g. forename) in WinBMD. Select the
>character by dragging the mouse over it. Press [Ctrl + X] to copy and remove
>the character. Place the cursor in the appropriate place in the page number
>field and press [Ctrl + V] to paste the character.
Hope this helps, Yvonne.