How to get special characters using Alt key codes or the Word Symbols library

Hundreds of special characters, from accent marks to tiny icons, are a few clicks away.
amurray@idgcommunications.comPressing the Alt key and a number code gives you access to hundreds of special characters from currency to copyright symbols, to linguistic characters and tiny graphics like snowmen and smiley faces. Here's how they work.

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JD Sartain is a technology journalist from Boston. She writes for PCWorld, Network World, CIO, & several other tech magazines.

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