On 2014-Feb-14 3:23 AM, Reng, Dr. Winfried wrote:

Hi,

Just for your information: The Windows Character Map tool

may show characters, even if they are not part of the font!

Therefore it could always happen that you try to copy and paste

a certain character although it is not part of your font!

Alternatives are.

BabelMap, free and not very user-friendly. No installation necessary.

You can start the exe which you download.

http://www.babelstone.co.uk/Software/BabelMap.html

PopChars, often recommended, not free (30 Euros)

http://www.ergonis.com/products/popcharwin/

Best regards

Winfried



Furthermore, the FM Edit>Utilities>Character Palette also shows characters that do not exist in the font selected. FM will silently substitute a different font if you insert one of those characters using the utility. Very annoying.

I use BabelMap; once you get used to it, it's not /too /hard to use.

best,

--
Stuart Rogers
Technical Communicator
Phoenix Geophysics Limited
3781 Victoria Park Avenue, Unit 3
Toronto, ON, Canada  M1W 3K5
+1 (416) 491-7340 x 325

http://www.phoenix-geophysics.com

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