Special characters and glyphs

Special characters and glyphs can be added to your text from any font installed on your computer. You can add via menu, use the Glyph Browser panel or insert Unicode/Glyph code at a chosen insertion point.

Special characters and symbols are available for insertion into text from the Text and Edit menus. These characters include line breaks, non-breaking spaces, and copyright and trademark symbols.

Special characters are available for insertion into text from the Text menu. These characters include line breaks, dash types, different spaces and hyphens.

The following characters can be added from the Text menu's Insert Character flyout:

The Glyph Browser panel lets you insert glyphs, Unicode characters or Unicode characters with alternates. Instead, if you're familiar with, or have reference to, Glyph/Unicode character codes you can insert these characters directly into your text by toggling the entered Hex code into its displayed character.

To add special characters:
  1. Click for an insertion point in your text.
  2. From the Edit menu, select Emoji & Symbols.
  3. Select a category by clicking the icons at the left of the pop-up dialog.
  4. Double-click a displayed symbol to add it to text at the insertion point.
To insert glyphs/Unicode characters from browser:
  1. Click for an insertion point in your text.
  2. From the View menu, select Studio>Glyph Browser.
  3. Select a Font, Font style and Subset from the pop-up menu options.
  4. Double-click a glyph to add it to the text at the insertion point.
To insert glyphs/Unicode characters directly using Hex code:
  1. Click for an insertion point in the text.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • For a glyph: Type 'G+' then enter the Hex code, e.g. '02F5' or '2F5'.
    • For a Unicode character: Type 'U+' then the Hex code, e.g. '0040', '040' or '40'.
  3. Toggle from code to displayed character by using U. Toggle back to Hex code using the same command; keep insertion point at end of character.
  4. Toggle from code to displayed character by using +U. Toggle back to Hex code using the same command; keep insertion point at end of character.

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