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Forum topic by MrRon posted 04-08-2013 08:56 PM 1078 views 8 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-08-2013 08:56 PM

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 04-08-2013 09:05 PM

wow…thanks for the tip MrRon

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#2 posted 04-08-2013 09:07 PM

58008 on a calculator is a good one too.

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#3 posted 04-08-2013 09:27 PM

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 04-08-2013 10:12 PM

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

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#5 posted 04-08-2013 11:32 PM

Renners and cosmic. You guys need to grow up!

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#6 posted 04-08-2013 11:37 PM

07734?

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#7 posted 04-08-2013 11:44 PM

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 04-08-2013 11:46 PM

I LOVE BOOBS!

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#9 posted 04-09-2013 12:09 AM

+ 1 for Boobs !

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#10 posted 04-09-2013 02:09 AM

I’m a 8008!!!
I mean I like 58008!!!

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#11 posted 04-09-2013 02:54 AM

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

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