Typing Special Symbols in OS X and iOS

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RandamW

I simply made Shortcuts by copy and pasting the symbols off web pages so I can type (tm) and get ™

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Michellekw

I am using Mac OS X 10.7 and have upgraded to Lion. Ever since I upgraded I have been having difficulty entering special characters onto Facebook. When I insert them, I can see them on the page and then when I hit the Enter key, they no longer appear on the page. Help! It used to work fine when I used Snow Leopard. Thank you!

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Michellekw

I am using Mac OS X 10.7 and have upgraded to Lion. Ever since I upgraded I have been having difficulty entering special characters onto Facebook. When I insert them, I can see them on the page and then when I hit the Enter key, they no longer appear on the page. Help! It used to work fine when I used Snow Leopard. Thank you!

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Kkrimmer

These are also ASCII/HEX code characters which are listed on this app http://tinyurl.com/acomputerdictionary

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J Keirn-Swanson

On your desktop or laptop, open a Word document or email, then go through your keyboard typing ALT-1, Return, ALT-2, Return, all the way through the keys, then do it again using Shift-ALT-1 etc. Send this document to your iPhone by whatever means you typically use, and save it as a note.

Then you can just scroll through the note to find the symbol you want.

You can even fiddle with the order and put the ones you use most often on top.

Free save for the time it takes.

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Noelle Mena @Ta...

Then when you open it- its Emoji

Its the best one I found and have used forever.

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acexsace

I am using the apps called Emoji Free from Awesomest Software. This is a Free and it has those 2 symbols plus a whole lot more.

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sactobob

Please tell us which app.... "iemoji" gets 42 hits on an App Store search and many of these are 99¢, so it would be nice to know which. Thanx.

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fyrebrand

There are free apps, sometimes the paid ones are on sale. Or you can do the free app, Spell Number. It has an easter egg that allows you to unlock the emoji keyboard. Just do a search in iTunes for "free emoji".

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