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Source of special symbols

Source of special symbols

Source of special symbols

I am trying to reconstruct some diagrams from the 1960s.
I am trying to insert special characters - y diaeresis (U+0021), x diaeresis and z diaeresis. I have found U=0021 but cannot find a code for x or z. Some guidance would be greatly appreciated. David >74 yrs young.

RE: Source of special symbols

I found ẍ (U+1E8D) and Ẍ (U+1E8C) but not z with diaeresis or Z with diaeresis.

RE: Source of special symbols

G'day from Down Under,
Thanks for your prompt and useful reply. I will certainly delve into U codes a bit more.
Actually I created my own work-around - I am creating some small dwgs in DraftSight - by putting 'x' on one layer and '..' on another layer, suitably positioned.

RE: Source of special symbols

You could create a block from your 2 characters "x" & "..".

Type "bmake", or you can get to it through the menus, though I don't recall exactly how. You pick the objects you want in the block, then you have to pick an insertion point. When you need it, you just insert the block.

RE: Source of special symbols

thank for your additional advice. I will certainly investigate the command(s) you suggest.
from Ginge Down Under

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