How to type characters in Outlook?

Posted on 2006-05-15
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
Using Microsoft Outlook 2003 and want to know how to type characters.

Question by:martit01
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    Expert Comment

    1. Use the windows "Character Map"
    2. Learn the ASCII ALt-xxxx codes for the characters you want.
    3. Change you keyboard settings to use US_International and have most of the characters available using the RIGHT_ALT key+ ...

    Any special characters you in had in mind?
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    Accepted Solution

    adding to meintsi's comment, make sure the email is in plain text. use the link for all the 4 digits codes. use the number keypad
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    Expert Comment

    All three methods work for all types of mail: plain text, rich text, and html.

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