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From: "D. O'" <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Why does my view of the list have so many"???"
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 21:12:38 +0000
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Yours come through ok Mona .

D> Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 12:11:29 -0500> From: > To: > CC: ; > Subject: Re: [Q-R] Why does my view of the list have so many"???"> > Hi Jann and all,> > I have received Jann's accent (bet you didn't think you had one, huh!) > and fractions with no unusual characters.> > Here are my accents: é è ê ï ù à â î ô ö É> > And a few fractions 1/2 1/4 1/3> > I also suspect this problem stems more from the server than from > anybody's individual computer, but I'd still like to know if my messages > arrive at destination all scrambled...> > Cheers,> > Mona> > Jann LaValley wrote:> > Hi All,> >> > I was curious about that as well.> >> > I have seen it on the lists from various people with strange > > characters appearing but rarely in personal e-mails.> >> > I have noticed on the QR list that I can't use accents in the subject > > line without them scrambling but I think I can put them into the body > > of the message.> >> > Just to test the theory> >> > è ë ç à ô ï> >> > Fractions:> >> > ½ [alt 0189] ¼ [alt0188] ¾ [alt0190]> >> > If these do work and you would like to use them, here is the site and > > the French characters are taken from the ASCII - II table> >> > on > > http://www.cdrummond.qc.ca/cegep/informat/Professeurs/Alain/files/ascii.htm > >> >> > Method: hold down the alt key while keying the numbers found in the > > column 'Dec'> >> > I have often thought about converting my keyboard to the French layout > > but now I am in the habit of using the ASCII codes I think it might be > > too difficult. Unfortunately I am not very good at getting used to > > new things technologically. :-)> >> > Jann> >> >> > At 09:49 AM 12/13/2008, Mona Andrée Rainville wrote:> >> I have a French keyboard, so it is possible that accents and special> >> keys (such as anything with fractions) do not translate well for> >> everyone. We have to thank Bill Bates for that.> >>> >> I'll try and remember not to use any accents when I type messages to the> >> list.> >> >> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~For the list web page, goto:> http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~unclefred/main.htm>; -------------------------------> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
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