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Old Mar 1, 2009, 07:38 PM   #1
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how to insert arrow symbols without using the mouse?

How can you insert a picture of an arrow (up, down, left, right) without using the mouse at all?

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Old Mar 1, 2009, 08:03 PM   #2
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How do you insert arrows WITH using the mouse?
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yes, but I need to insert it using keyboard shortcuts.
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what is the keyboard combination for inserting arrow symbols?
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Old Mar 5, 2009, 07:51 AM   #8
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what is the keyboard combination for inserting arrow symbols?
There isn't one.
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Old Mar 5, 2009, 08:17 AM   #9
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First, In System Preferences, under International, in the Input Menu tab, check the box next to the Unicode Hex Input method.

Then, to enter the symbols, make sure the U.H.I. method is selected (use shift-command-spacebar to switch to it, if necessary) and then hold down shift and option while typing 2190, 2191, 2192, or 2193 for left, up, right, and down, respectively.
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Thanks. Copying & pasting is such a lame way for me to do this.
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