special charactors

  Desperate-Dan 15:53 17 Dec 05

I want to use special charactors in my emails I can get them by going into accessories- system tools- charactor map, but I can't access them from my keyboard eg when I press ALT+171 to get the half icon nothing happens its the same with the rest,has any one any idia.

  €dstowe 16:03 17 Dec 05

You must use the numeric keypad to access the Alt + characters in the character map. It doesn't work if you use the alphanumeric keys.

Are you doing this? If yes, then it may be that your email system won't accept alternative characters.

  Desperate-Dan 10:52 18 Dec 05

Thanks €dstowe, just the job.

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