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    Jul 10, 2011
    Help! Croatian Accents in MS Word on a MAC??
    Hello all,

    I'd be grateful if someone here could tell me how to get a capital C with an accent acute as well as a caron on a capital Z. I'm proofreading documents that refer to Croatian names, which require these accents. I've spent a lot of time trying to resolve this...they are not in the symbols in the application as far as I can see.

    I am on a Macbook Pro, running Word 2004 for MAC, and the unicode (Alt) codes do not seem to work in this environment.

    Thanks for any help.


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    Try the character viewer app. You can turn this on by opening the international preferences > Input sources tab and checking keyboard and character viewer

    You can then access the character palette under the language flag in the menu bar and there is a list of characters - you want accented latin
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    Here is a list of accents and the corresponding keyboard modifiers. Give it a try first - depending on your current keyboard layout, those may or may not work.

    Here's an Apple KB article for accented characters in 10.6 or 10.5.
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    Jul 10, 2011
    Thanks both, very much.

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