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  1. #11
    Elite Member Baby Grand's Avatar
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    Default Re: Degree Symbol?

    I use 32[degF] ... or 0[degC] for my friends to the north.
    I can never remember those alt keystroke combinations.
    That's the problem with trouble.
    It always starts out as such fun."
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  2. #12
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    Default Re: Degree Symbol?

    Sorry guys, I should have been more clear. I do a good bit of technical writing so many of the "Alt +" codes are in my head and second nature.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ray66v View Post
    Okay, I turned on the number lock, and with alt 0176 trick. It produces a degree symbol, as many other cut and paste attempts do. However when I post it, I get this: ー

    Deleting the 1 1/2 part is futile, it just returns when I post it.
    Same here. But this is the only site that happens to even though other sites I visit use same BBS software.
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    Default Re: Degree Symbol?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mickey_Fx View Post
    Same here. But this is the only site that happens to even though other sites I visit use same BBS software.
    Glad it's not just me then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by k0ua View Post
    Hum... lets see... 30ー that looks good.

    James K˜UA... lets see how this looks when posted.
    Screwed up here.

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    Default Re: Degree Symbol?

    Quote Originally Posted by joshuabardwell View Post
    Screwed up here.
    Yep, looks good when writing it, but looks bad when it is posted.. I deleted the post.
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    Default Re: Degree Symbol?

    The new version of vBulletin does not like most of the alt codes, the * is what I use...
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    Default Re: Degree Symbol?

    Quote Originally Posted by Brant View Post
    If you are using a full keyboard: Alt + 0176 (on the number pad).
    Use alt + 248 on the keypad. It makes the ー and saves a button press

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhilY View Post
    Use alt + 248 on the keypad. It makes the ー and saves a button press
    Interesting, looked fine when writing the post. I see what you guys mean...it changes it after you post it. Using opera's browser myself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhilY View Post
    Interesting, looked fine when writing the post. I see what you guys mean...it changes it after you post it. Using opera's browser myself.
    yep thats the problem allright.
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