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From: "Dave Halverson" <>
Subject: Re: Nordic Lettes
Date: Sat, 13 Feb 1999 00:19:03 +1000
These are already available to you on your PC if you are running Win95/98
and have the "Character Map" installed (It's an optional accessory) - it
displays 7 lines of 32 = 224 special characters that you can select and copy
to the clipboard and then go back to your application and paste the
character directly into your document/email/whatever. (Select one or more
characters first and then click on the copy button to copy them to the
Go to START | PROGRAMS | ACCESSORIES | SYSTEM TOOLS and see if there is a
"CHARACTER MAP" menu option.
If there is click on it to display the Character Map screen - click on the
character you want the code for and the code is displayed as "Keystroke" on
the bottom right of the screen e.g. " = Keystroke: Alt+0229".
If you don't have the character map option installed go to START | SETTINGS
| CONTROL PANEL | ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS | WINDOWS SETUP | SYSTEM TOOLS and
click on details to see what's installed for system tools. Check the option
for "Character Map" and then "OK" to install it. You'll need you
installation CD for this as it needs to copy the appropriate files to you
Faliing that you can always install one of the Scandanavian keyboards and
swap between this and your usual one on demand - you don't need to know the
codes for either of the above options. See my earlier posting here for
details - subject line = "Re: Danske Bogstaver og Microsoft Excel"
Cheers Dave Halverson.
John Thomsen wrote in message <>...
>"Holm's" <> wrote:
>>I have the codes for a few nordic letters such as alt 198 = but I was
>>wondering where I couod find the rest the site I used before seems to have
>Also consider the html-coding, in which
>aelig = ae ligature ("melted" together) letter
>oslash = o with a slash across
>aring = a with a ring above