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

May 23, 2005, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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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