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To ¢ or to $ -That is the Question

submitted on October 4, 2009 by HouTex in "Member's Lounge"
Does anyone else miss the keyboard key for the cent symbol? I sure do! Typewriters (remember those relics?) had them but computer keyboards don't. If you're really determined to have a cent symbol in your deal, and aren't able to find one to copy and paste, there are ways to create that symbol. So you can have "1¢" instead of "$0.01."

On a PC, you'll have to first press the NUMLOCK key, then hold down the ALT key and type "0162" on the numeric keypad. Mac users can simply hold down their "⌥" Alt/Option key + the number "4" at the same time. It's a little bit of trouble to remember the keystrokes, but (I think) worth it.

PC users can also download Allchars, a free open source application for Windows from , but so far I haven't seen anything similar for the Mac OS.


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