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Subject: How to put a character in the circle ?
Category: Computers
Asked by: markiz-ga
List Price: $4.00
Posted: 05 Jun 2006 10:29 PDT
Expires: 05 Jul 2006 10:29 PDT
Question ID: 735458
In order to put a character in the circle (a letter, number) I have to
use a program like MS Word or something ? Or is there any trick by
keyboard ? I already checked Special Character Map - don't see such an
option.

Request for Question Clarification by webadept-ga on 05 Jun 2006 11:03 PDT
Hi Markiz, 

Are you talking about making a graphic like this?
http://www.webadept.net/images/w.jpg

webadept-ga

Clarification of Question by markiz-ga on 06 Jun 2006 00:22 PDT
I mean, simply placing a letter or number in a circle within text.
ie. Let's say I make a note of cards' spread. Some of the cards came
up reversed in that spread. And I just want to put an "R" next to
reversed card and take it in circle. I don't have to do it that way -
it's not a big deal - but I just want to.
I think I've got an answer by Owain and Pepero - my appreciation.
However, if you had know any other ways to do this (besides MS Word
and Windows' Paints) I were glad to know.
                           Sincerely Markiz

Request for Question Clarification by answerfinder-ga on 06 Jun 2006 04:26 PDT
markiz-ga
In Microsoft Works if you hit alt-ctrl-r you get  (R in a circle). Is
that what you mean? It may also work in Word. The mark means
Registered.
answerfinder

Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 06 Jun 2006 05:55 PDT
If you have Windows XP, it comes with a built-in (and rather obscure)
tool called Private Character Editor:


http://vlaurie.com/computers2/Articles/privchar.htm


You can use this to build -- pixel by pixel -- any character you want,
but it hardly seems worth it!


Let me know what you think.


pafalafa-ga

Clarification of Question by markiz-ga on 11 Jun 2006 15:18 PDT
That's okey. And thank you for the other's people comments.
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Subject: Re: How to put a character in the circle ?
From: owain-ga on 05 Jun 2006 14:23 PDT
 
You can insert a character in a circle in MS Word by typing the circle
(using Insert Symbol) then using Insert > Field > Equations and
Formulas > Advance  and selecting the /l option. The text after the
field will be shifted left to overlap the circle.

You can also use an Equation field and use the /O() option which
overstrikes the characters within the brackets.
Subject: Re: How to put a character in the circle ?
From: pepero-ga on 05 Jun 2006 18:34 PDT
 
Another way to insert a character in a circle is by creating the
circle as an image file (.jpg, .gif, .bmp) in PaintBrush, and
inserting a character.

Run paintbrush through Start -> Run -> type "pbrush". Create a circle
by clicking on the circle icon. Drag your mouse to create a circle.
Click on Font icon and insert your character.
Subject: Re: How to put a character in the circle ?
From: amitrangra-ga on 09 Jun 2006 03:02 PDT
 
In MS-Word ::
	1> Go to Insert ? Picture ? AutoShapes.
	2> Click on ?Basic Shapes?.
	3> Choose ?Oval?.
	4> Now with the help of mouse make circle of ur required size.
	5> Right click on the circle & click  ?Format AutoShape?.
	6> In Layout, choose ?Behind Text?.
	7> Now you are ready to write anything in the circle.
Subject: Re: How to put a character in the circle ?
From: kalthare-ga on 06 Jul 2006 23:23 PDT
 
Incidentally, if the text medium you're using supports Unicode, there
are Unicode characters for numbers and letters inside circles, in the
Enclosed Alphanumerics section. You need to have a proper font
installed in order to see them, however. Here are the characters,
assuming GA handles them correctly:

? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

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