Special Character

Allows a user to insert characters from the range of symbols found in the installed fonts.

To access this command...

Choose Insert - Special Character

On the Standard or the Insert toolbar, click


Special Character

When you click a character in the Special Characters dialogue box, a preview and the corresponding numeric code for the character is displayed.


Select a font to display the special characters that are associated with it.


Select a Unicode category for the current font. The special characters for the selected Unicode category are displayed in the character table.

Character Table

Click the special character(s) that you want to insert, and then click Insert.


Displays the special characters to be inserted. Edit this field if you want to change the current selection of characters.