I was trying to enter ? on a friends computer today by alt + 8540 and it didn't work, I got a fwd slash / instead?Any reason for this? How do I fix it?I got this result in MS Word, although I really wanted to enter the ? in MS Visual Foxpro - I should be able to do this?
Press shift key amd ? key at same time
*Fractions?*What fractions? - do you mean ¼ like this?
I think that Templar1961 was trying to enter the fraction 3/8 but the code doesn't work in html. It works ok for me in Word.
? just a check
Alt + 8540 produces 3/8 on my own pc but not my friends pc - why is this?How do I fix it?
Your friend is using Word?For the set of charactersclick hereThis states that the Alt codes work in most word processors. It doesn't mention Foxpro.
It doesn't work in MS Word on my friend's pc!Why is this?Thanks for your replies.
Alt + 8540 in my Word2000 produces However I can get 3/8 in Word by using Insert Symbol, of course. Can you not do that in MS Visual Foxpro?
Ah the mysteries of HTML - it should readAlt + 8540 in my Word2000 produces a back slash
Also check keyboard is British UK. The above will also depend on what software he as loaded
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