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Old 09-09-02, 11:40 AM
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Word perfect help

I am using WP ver 9 on W2k machine. I find myself needing to insert this symbol "" quite often. I use Insert, then symbol, then highlight the symbol. Is there a way to use a shortcut so I can insert this symbol with just using a few keys vs the mouse? Thanks.
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Old 09-09-02, 12:12 PM
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That character is part of the extended character set.

All you need to do is type the numbers 0, 1, 6, 7 on the keypad while holding down the alt key. When you release the alt key, the symbol will appear.

There are hundreds of symbols like this. Alt 0133 creates an ellipsis ( or if that doesn't show up ...)

It sounds like a lot of keystrokes, but it's really a time saver, especially in your case, in which you frequently use the same character.
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Old 09-09-02, 03:13 PM
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Actually you can hold down Alt
then press 2
then 1

to get the same symbol
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Old 09-10-02, 08:46 AM
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thanks to both of you. my productivity is now dramatically increased.
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