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Old 11-01-2009, 10:33
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Default Cannot find a 'tick' in charmap

Hi All. Probable daft question, but I cannot find a 'tick' symbol anywhere in character map or symbols. Is there an alt code or somewhere where I can get it for use in documents, principally Word?
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Old 11-01-2009, 10:40
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Default Re: Cannot find a 'tick' in charmap

The Wingdings font has a tick symbol, right down at the bottom of the lst. Or Alt+0252 once you have Wingdings selected as the font.
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Old 11-01-2009, 10:48
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Thanks - never thought of Wingdings...
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Old 11-01-2009, 11:10
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That's another one of those annoying little things - you'd have thought that a tick mark would be part of the standard character sets. I think its absence pre-dates the Microsoft era of computing, so we cant blame them (entirely).
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Hi Graham

Hold down the left Alt key to the left of the space bar, type 251 on the numeric keypad, and let go of Alt

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Old 11-01-2009, 19:13
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But make sure Num Lock is on for jal jal's shortcut to work.

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