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From: "Aida Kraus" <>
Subject: Fw: [GERMAN-BOHEMIAN] Character Map
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2006 21:15:57 -0700

> If you send letters copied from the character map or using code, like
> using Alt+0138 for Š you have to go to the title bar to format and then to
> use either Unicode or "user defined" to set this lettering into your
> email. Let's see if this works on the List.
> Aida

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lynn" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, August 28, 2006 8:31 PM
> Subject: Re: [GERMAN-BOHEMIAN] Character Map
>> This thread got me all excited to try using the special pronunciation
>> marks over the letters in Czech. But I can't fiqure out how to put the
>> tiny u or v over some of the letters. I can't find them in the character
>> map. I'm hoping someone can tell me how to do this.
>> For example: PLZEN oe Mesto or Mecin, etc. In Plzen, the N has a "v"
>> over it; the E in Mesto has one, and Mecin, it's over the E and C.
>> Lynn
>> Mary Ann Roesler wrote:
>>> Hi Cathy, I had my character Map on my desk top but figured out how
>>> to put it on your tool bar. 1st of all you need to have your Quick
>>> Launch activated on the tool bar. To activate or check if it is:
>>> Right-click an empty area on the taskbar (The blue bar after the
>>> green Start button). A menu appears, click toolbars, the click quick
>>> Launch if it doesn't have a check mark in front of it. Next go to
>>> start>All Programs>accessories, system tools, character map.
>>> Position the mouse over the Character map and drag the item to the
>>> quick Launch toolbar. A black line indicates where the shortcut for
>>> the item will appear. Windows places a short to the item then on the
>>> Quick Launch toolbar. Additional info: To add an item on the Start
>>> menu to the Quick Launch toolbar, locate the item on the start menu.
>>> Press and hold down the Ctrl key as you drag the item from the start
>>> menu to the toolbar. If you don't see the item on the Quick Launch
>>> toolbar you can click on the double >> in the blue box at the end and
>>> it will display the hidden items. Right-click an empty area on the
>>> taskbar to permanently display all the items, On the menu that
>>> appears, click Lock the taskbar to remove the check mark beside the
>>> option. Then position the mouse over the right border of the toolbar
>>> and drag the border until all the toolbar items are displayed. To
>>> delete an item from the Quick Launch you can right click the button
>>> for the item and then click Delete on the menu that appears. Click
>>> Yes or Delete Shortcut in the confirmation dialog box that appears.
>>> I hope this helps. As I said in the opening I prefer mine on the
>>> desktop so just used shortcut to place it there. With using the
>>> character map you don't have to type all the codes, just pick what
>>> you want and select and copy, then paste within your email or word
>>> doc. Mary Ann -----Original Message----- From:
>>> [mailto:] Sent: Thursday, August 24, 2006 8:20 PM To:
>>> Subject: Re: [GERMAN-BOHEMIAN]
>>> Character Map
>>> In a message dated 8/24/2006 7:58:59 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
>>> writes:
>>> Does anyone know where I can find how to add the Character Map to my
>>> toolbar in Outlook or Microsoft Word? I run Windows XP
>>> Kathleen
>>> In Word, go to Insert/Symbol. I had forgotten about Symbols, because
>>> I just
>>> started using Word. Thanks for reminding me. I don't see it on
>>> Outlook. Help says to use Character Map.
>>> Cathy
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