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Subject: Adding Scripts
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: thelonemonk-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 10 Feb 2005 08:16 PST
Expires: 12 Mar 2005 08:16 PST
Question ID: 472335
What I need to know is how to add the symbol for registered trademarks
(or copyrights)to some of our corporate logos when types into emails. 
For instance, if I use our trade name Gingatween (made-up name) how do
I get it to read Gingatween with the "R" or "C" in a circle indicating
it is a trademarked name?  Please let me know if you need more info.

Clarification of Question by thelonemonk-ga on 11 Feb 2005 07:07 PST
I generally use Outlook Express, but there are many times I use Yahoo
or other "free" email services.  In addition, I want to be able to add
the copyright or trademark symbol when I am posting to a newsgroup. 
There must be a way to either download the font or to use the keyboard
to conjur up these symbols.
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Subject: Re: Adding Scripts
Answered By: efn-ga on 11 Feb 2005 20:20 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
 
Hi thelonemonk,

The standard way to enter special characters in Microsoft Windows is
to turn on Num Lock if it's not already on, hold down the Alt key, and
enter a number on the numeric keypad.  It has to be on the numeric
keypad--it won't work with the number keys above the letter keys.

For the  character, the number is 0169.  The leading zero is
required:  169 will get you a different character.

For the  character, the number is 0174.

Besides testing this technique in this answer, I tested it with Yahoo
Mail! and it worked fine.

Alternately, you can run the Character Map program, select and copy a
character, then paste it into another application, but I think typing
in the number is easier.  You can find instructions on usng the
Character Map program here:

http://tlt.its.psu.edu/suggestions/international/accents/charmap2000.html

You should be aware that these characters are not in the ASCII
character set, which is the most universal one, so if you use them in
a Usenet post, there may be people who won't be able to read them.

If you need more information about any of this, please ask for a clarification.

Regards,

--efn

Clarification of Answer by efn-ga on 11 Feb 2005 20:21 PST
Sorry, that should be "Yahoo! Mail."
thelonemonk-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $1.00
Thanks for the help efn!  I knew how to get these symbols at one time
but I didn't remember I had to use the number keypad...that's the key!

Comments  
Subject: Re: Adding Scripts
From: lrulrick-ga on 10 Feb 2005 09:05 PST
 
&copy
Subject: Re: Adding Scripts
From: lrulrick-ga on 10 Feb 2005 09:06 PST
 
well heck that didnt work
Subject: Re: Adding Scripts
From: lrulrick-ga on 10 Feb 2005 09:08 PST
 
Okay, what email program are you using?

If Outlook, type "&copy" then go to the soure code and remove "amp;"
when previewed the copy right symbol will show
Subject: Re: Adding Scripts
From: lrulrick-ga on 10 Feb 2005 09:10 PST
 
Again, opps sorry you may need more info- I am trying to eat- my mind
is faulty. when you go to the source coding you will see this
"&copy" thats where you remove the middle part as stated before.
Subject: Re: Adding Scripts
From: lrulrick-ga on 10 Feb 2005 09:10 PST
 
Subject: Re: Adding Scripts
From: summer95-ga on 10 Feb 2005 16:46 PST
 
What operating system and email application are you using?
Subject: Re: Adding Scripts
From: alanhudson-ga on 13 Feb 2005 10:12 PST
 
If you're using Microsoft Office Outlook, click on 'Insert', then
'Symbol',and scroll through Symbols to either of the two characters
you need.

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