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Re: Mandarin Duck oviraptorids

David Marjanovic (david.marjanovic@gmx.at) wrote:

<In the absence of a German keyboard (where ä, ö, ü are keys) or a French
one (where the double-dots alone are a key that can be used like an
accent), and if you have Windows, there's this little program called...
called... don't know what it's in English. :-] Character table or so
maybe, its symbol is a cube with a red and a blue character on it. In
Win95/98, you get there by clicking on Start, pointing at Programs,
then... probably called Accessories, then System Programs, and then you
find it.>

  It's called Character Map, though this is a Windows thing. Not sure how
the Mac-users do it.

<Has lots of other interesting letters, too, including the ä for

  I specifically didn't write ä because I didn't feel like it. For me,
it's a simple matter of four keystrokes, alt + 1 3 2, in sequence, while
continuing to depress alt.

  moving from alt + 129, which is "ü", characters go to 165, "Ñ," where
"ñ" is 164. Some foreign currency symbols are in there too, 155-160.


Jaime A. Headden

  Little steps are often the hardest to take.  We are too used to making leaps 
in the face of adversity, that a simple skip is so hard to do.  We should all 
learn to walk soft, walk small, see the world around us rather than zoom by it.

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