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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Using Character Map for Extra Symbols and Characters

A given typeface covers not only the letters, numbers, and symbols you can see on your keyboard, but dozens of others as well. For example, were you stumped the last time you wanted to write “Dag Hammarskjöld” because you didn't know how to get an ö character? I thought so. Well, Windows 98 gives you an easy way to get not only an ö, but a whole universe of interesting symbols.

It all begins with one of the accessories that comes with Windows 98: Character Map. To check it out, select Start | Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Character Map. You see the Character Map window, shown in Figure 20.11.

Figure 20.11. The Character Map window gives you access to the full spectrum of Windows 98 ...

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