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special characters

special characters

special characters

How do you type special characters like greek symbols (e.g. omega ?) in a text on a CATDrawing

RE: special characters

You can put in Ascii characters by holding down the Alt-key and typing the ascii code-number. There are several sites listing these codes, have a look at:

http://www.asciitable.com/ for example

If you hold down the Alt key, type 234, you should get the omega-symbol. Be sure to use a font in CATIA which supports these symbols.


RE: special characters

There's an easier way to get the basic engineering symbols into a text.  Look at the top menu line for a toolbar called TEXT PROPERTIES. The icon on the extreme right lets you insert text symbols, and the omega is there.  The icon has 3 symbols on it: Diam, Perpendicular and Symmetry. This icon is available many places in V5 where you type text.

If the symbol you want is not there, then use Bjod's method.

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