Need to get more than this from Word? Wondering what character that really is in your Word document? Has the writer used the proper degree symbol (°) or some hack like superscripting a lowercase o (o)? Today I present two macros to help you in my How To column at Copyediting.com.
Links from the post:
- ASCII code list
- Unicode explained
- Word MVP site
- Word Tips site
- and this huge table of Unicode characters
Thanks to the anonymous commenter who asked this question on last week’s post about finding non-printing characters. It was an excellent prompt regarding a very useful thing for us technical editors to know.