I teach my students to make a shortcut to the Windows character map for convenience. The FrameMaker character map is awful. I point it out to my students, we have a good laugh and then forget it.
Copy/Paste from the Windows map works well for us. I had no trouble with the infinity symbol with either Arial or Arial Unicode MS although the MS version is smaller. (Frame 11) I choose not to change the registry to use the Alt sequences. Most find the Windows character map satisfactory. One thing I did not see mentioned is that you must paste Rich Text Format. If you paste as text you get ? in most cases. Some of us set up our Maker.ini file to paste text only as a default. This solves many issues when you copy/paste from Word and other such programs. However, you must then select Paste Special from the menu and choose Rich Text Format to get the correct symbol. Could be that is why some computers work and others do not. Also, from an earlier discussion, if you open a Word file in Frame, you can use the character sequence \x0d in the Find box and change to nothing to clean up the hidden characters at the end of paragraphs that cause a number of issues. This is easier than a mif wash. Oran Petersen _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to firstname.lastname@example.org. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/archive%40mail-archive.com Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.