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NewsForge: A Tip for Inserting Special Characters Easily Into OpenOffice.org Documents

May 23, 2005, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Timo Kozlowski)

"OpenOffice.org lets you process multiple languages within the same document easily, as long as you use only the characters your keyboard offers you. Anything beyond that requires you to Insert > Special Character. This is acceptable, as long as you don't need to enter too many of these special characters. This article discusses a convenient way to mix two or more languages in small amounts, as with single words or single characters.

"Imagine you're an academic writing a book about Vietnam. The Vietnamese writing system is based upon the Latin script, but it's enhanced with a load of diacritic marks on top of or beneath the characters

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