This method works regardless of any of your language settings, but is the most cumbersome to type.
  1. Press and hold down the Alt key.
  2. Press the + (plus) key on the numeric keypad.
  3. Type the hexidecimal unicode value.
  4. Release the Alt key.
Alas, this appears to require a registry setting. It was already set on my computer, but some readers report that this method didn't work for them, and this is probably why. If you don't know what the registry is, please don't try this. Under HKEY_Current_User/Control Panel/Input Method, set EnableHexNumpad to "1". If you have to add it, set the type to be REG_SZ.
Works almost always... sometimes certain applications will get lost on the Alt+A (or B, C, D, E, or F) and trigger a menu shortcut. But FrameMaker's Find/Replace dialog does not.
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: More about characters
From: Theresa de Valence <>
Date: Mon, August 04, 2014 11:22 am
To: "" <>

In a text box, I know how to insert an ascii character, e.g. ALT+0169.
How do I insert a unicode character?

Using Find/Replace, how do I search and replace with unicode characters?

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