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Windows 7: ASCII code problem


01 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
ASCII code problem

Hi,

I have a problem when I try to write a greek symbol using ASCII code.
Whenever I type ALT+0248 (which on an XP 32 bit would give me a "PHI" symbol), on my Windows 7 pro 64bit all I get is an empty square ...
I tryed changing the language (Romanian to English(US) and vice-versa) and still nothing ...
Other ASCII codes work but some dont .... The "PHI" is the most important one, as I use it in SolidEdge (3D CAD).

If anyone can give a solution to my problem I would be verry happy

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03 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Anyone?!
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03 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi mbogdan and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

Have you tried accessing these characters from Character Map - Vista Forums instead?
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03 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

I just tried in Word 2007 and in notepad and ALT 0248 gives me a phi. What app are you typing in? Also, you need to have numlock on and type the digits only on the numeric keypad.
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03 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I have this problem in SolidEdge, a 3D CAD program made by Siemens.

Numlock is enabled, and of course I type on the numeric keypad. I tryed also in OpenOffice writer and there it works ... also in notepad

I supose it has something to do with SE .. but I cant seem to find the problem ... it worked great on the other PC without having to make a SPECIAL setting ... I'm stil waiting for a response on SE forum ...

Thanks btw
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03 Feb 2011   #6

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
I just tried in Word 2007 and in notepad and ALT 0248 gives me a phi. What app are you typing in? Also, you need to have numlock on and type the digits only on the numeric keypad.
Not mine Word 2010. I get this
Alt + 227 will not alwyas produce Pi, on Windows 7 Professional without the LIPs installed Alt + 227 is , other regional variations of Windows will differ too this is not limitted to Win 7.

http://www.fileformat.info/info/unic...03c0/index.htm
π
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03 Feb 2011   #7

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

PHI is different from PI

PHI = Φ
PI= π (what you said)
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03 Feb 2011   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Which font is SE using? Not all fonts contain all of the special characters. Some do, and some only contain a selection.
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03 Feb 2011   #9

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Hmm ... I'll look into that ...

Let you know what happens
Thanks
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03 Feb 2011   #10

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

It makes some changes .. instead of an empty square I get a strange "r" :P

Stil trying.
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