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Old Jan 19, 2009, 07:02 AM   #1
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What is the Character map in OSX called...?

Im after the equivalent of Character map from Windows in OSX, I'm after certain characters for a project and cannot find anything in my applications folder.

yes im still new to mac after 3months of daily use...
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Old Jan 19, 2009, 07:09 AM   #2
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You can do it via the Character Palette as described in this Apple help document. Although it claims to be 10.4 specific I think it holds true for 10.5 too. You may need to turn on the Input menu in System Preferences (a Google search should tell you how)...

Edit: or this hint may be of help...
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Old Jan 19, 2009, 07:15 AM   #3
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Thank you, managed to find it, added it to my dock.
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Old Jan 19, 2009, 07:48 AM   #4
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You might be interested in this widget.

http://www.tacowidgets.com/widgets/characterpal/
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You might be interested in this widget.

http://www.tacowidgets.com/widgets/characterpal/
ta, just checked it out, has the basics, easy to use also. will play around with both palette
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