How to generate "£" or "½d" symbols etc on a keyboard

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Re: How to generate "£" or "½d" symbols etc on a keyboard

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gavin-h wrote:Time for another bump on this one...

... he says, having edited yet another 1/2 to read ½. :mrgreen:
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A two month gap while people concentrated on Imguring, but a horrible example on Belgian stamps has just appeared, so another bump for this.
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Feel free to post a link here to any examples you find, and one of us will happily edit them. :idea:

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A month since the last, so here's a bump for Christmas
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This thread has had all the remaining photobucket images upgraded and has been restored to its former glory.

And it gets a bump too !

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Needs another one, as it isn't near enough the top for newbies to see it.
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And again.
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A number of new and not so new members have been posting 2 1/2d for 2½d, and 1 1/2 etc, so it's time for another bump. I don't know whether this is laziness or sheer bloody-mindedness but it isn't necessary and it isn't good. If you can't remember the keystrokes, just copy the fractions to your desktop and copy/paste them into your threads! :evil:
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I just made an amazing discovery on my mac, while typing on this forum!

If I hold down certain alphabet keys, a pop-up allows me to choose accented versions, as so:

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A bump for this important thread as well.
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This other thread http://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=10082 has more or less replaced this one.
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gavin-h wrote:
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norvic wrote:This other thread http://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=10082 has more or less replaced this one.
Indeed so!

I've merged the two threads in an act of selfless housekeeping. :wink:

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A couple of months, so time for another bump.
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A long gap this time, with few offences that I have noticed, but we'll have a bump anyway.
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Test post, as there seems to be a php problem currently. If not, this is a bump for a useful thread.
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norvic wrote:A long gap this time, with few offences that I have noticed, but we'll have a bump anyway.
And another for the end of the year, just in case.
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A couple of months into the year and I've seen 1/2 for half a couple of times, so it's time to bump this thread again.
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No problem; kill the problem before everybody tells you!
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Time for another bump as many new members join during lockdown.
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Bump time as I've just corrected another example with my Moderator Superpowers. :ugeek:

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If there are others like me that spend the majority of their time on a tablet (I use an IPad) there is a good app called “Alt codes”. Install app and it’s basically a clipboard to copy / paste symbols and works well for the ones that aren’t in apples set.
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If there are others like me that spend the majority of their time on a tablet (I use an IPad) there is a good app called “Alt codes”. Install app and it’s basically a clipboard to copy / paste symbols and works well for the ones that aren’t in apples set.
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