No, not those kind of characters. I mean diacritic characters and symbols. I just found an article that talks about the multiple ways to do this on a PC. I know a couple and started to blow past but it occurred to me that others may not know about these options. Here's the main article How to type special characters on a Windows PC and here's a handy table for those who choose to use the International Keyboard option. Help with Microsoft Keyboards US-International | School of Languages, Cultures, and Race | Washington State University Note that all these are peculiar to the PC environment. For those of you laboring under a monopoly <gdr>, here's one for the Mac How to type special characters on Macs Now, folks, don't go crazy here. I döñ't wánt to sêë a bunch of craçy name spełłings as a resúlt of this pöst!