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507 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: tip

The following symbols are not on the keyboard, but they are used frequently in threads and posts. By entering the keyboard keystrokes, the symbol will be included.

Symbol Key stroke
Degree alt + 0176 = ° as in 90°
Plus/minus alt + 0177 = ± as in ± 1/8”
Squared alt + 0178 = ² as in 5² = 25
Cubed alt + 0179 = ³ as in 3³ = 27
Cent alt + 0162 = ¢ as in 99¢


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#1 posted 507 days ago

wow…thanks for the tip MrRon

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#2 posted 507 days ago

58008 on a calculator is a good one too.

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#3 posted 507 days ago

If you are using Windows7 as an OS, you can go to Start> All Programs> Accessories> System Tools> Character Map.
That will give you a whole library of symbols to use.

For Windows XP you would go: Start> All Programs> Accessories> Character Map.

Alt +0169 ©
Alt +0174 ®
Alt +0128 €
Alt +0191 ¿

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#4 posted 507 days ago

LOL…or if you are unfortunate, it would be 55378008, Renners.

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#5 posted 507 days ago

Renners and cosmic. You guys need to grow up!

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#6 posted 507 days ago

07734?

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#7 posted 507 days ago

Renners and cosmic, You guys had me on that one. I ended up using my smartphone calculator and entered the numbers. Too funny.

Madts, I hope you were kidding with the growing up part. I think this world needs more humor even if it is kid like. This world is just too serious and many people are just stressed out. A little comic relief never hurt anyone.

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#8 posted 507 days ago

I LOVE BOOBS!

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#9 posted 507 days ago

+ 1 for Boobs !

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#10 posted 507 days ago

I’m a 8008!!!
I mean I like 58008!!!

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#11 posted 507 days ago

DIYaholic ...LOL @ your new avatar : ) Thanks !

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