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Character map equivalent

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daveegee Calculating status...
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Apr 12, 2011 8:28 PM
I'm using Word for Mac and was wondering if there is an equivalent to the "Character Map" found in windows (for accent marks and other characters) available.
Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.5)
  • Kappy Level 10 Level 10 (221,035 points)
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    Apr 12, 2011 8:56 PM (in response to daveegee)
    Open Language & Text preferences, click on the *Input Sources* tab. Check the top box labeled, "Keyboard and Character Viewer." This should place a menubar item you can select to open each viewer. Character maps are available for all the various languages and fonts.
    Mac Pro 2.66 Ghz; 3 MBPs; 11" MBA, Mac OS X (10.6.6), iMac; MB; iPad; 2 iPods; iPod Touch
  • Tom Gewecke Level 9 Level 9 (70,850 points)
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    Apr 13, 2011 6:35 AM (in response to daveegee)
    for accent marks


    For the most common accent marks you can also use some simple alt/option keyboard shortcuts. A list is here:

    http://homepage.mac.com/thgewecke/diacritics.html
    iMac Intel/2C2D, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac OS X (10.6), Ubuntu Linux

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