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Quick access to extended keystrokes in Windows 7? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I'm just wondering if there are any Windows programs out there that provide quick access to extended keystrokes. I don't need a virtual keyboard.

    There are several extended characters that I use occasionally, but can never remember the ALT codes for. Some examples are the cent symbol ¢, degree symbol °, etc.

    I'd like to be able to click an app in the system tray (or other quick method) and have a box showing the special characters that I want. When I click on one the box goes away and that character gets typed wherever I was before I clicked the tray app.

    I have tried a few searches in Google, but haven't found any relevant hits, so I'm asking here.

    Any suggestions?
    Wednesday, February 12, 2014 4:56 AM

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  • Hi,

    Have you tried with the special characters and Character Map? See if it could help:

    Using special characters (Character Map): frequently asked questions

    Best regards

    Michael


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    Thursday, February 13, 2014 6:54 AM
  • Hi,

    Any further help needed?

    Best regards


    Michael Shao
    TechNet Community Support

    Thursday, February 27, 2014 9:47 AM
  • Uhmm... Ya. Still looking for something.
    Friday, February 28, 2014 9:22 PM