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what happened to character palette!!??

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Apr 3, 2013 1:10 PM

Hi -not sure what happened -- over many years have found this to be extremely useful, now its just a pain in the butt.  Now it is called Character Viewer.  Has waay too much info -- too many choices in dropdown, there must be 100 different language sets, from Basic Latin to Supp. Private Use Area -B is the last one...  Cyrillic,  Japanese, Chinese, Tai Le, Runic, selections full of tiny little boxes, this is useful ... you NAME it.

 

I just want  the things I use:  General Punctuation, Currency Symbols,  Letterlike symbols, etc.  -- I used to have this - it used to be user-friendly, now its a joke.  I am not sure what happened, but one day it was changed.... upgrade to Snow Leopard?

 

Can anyone help me to get the basic Character Palette back, and ease of use?  Or set up this one to work like that?  I've looked and looked and can't see any type of filtering.

 

At the top it says Unicode     |     Other Encodings     |      Favorites

 

 

It used to say more like   View (with a dropdown and didn't have SO MANY choices)   |   By Category    |   Favorites

 

 

 

I hope someone knows how to change this back to this easier format -- I'm sick of screwing around with it.  Thanks!

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