Transcribing Special Characters

Foreign Characters

Render all foreign characters as they appear in the text.

Copy and paste from here:

  • Grave - à, è, ì, ò, ù, À, È, Ì, Ò, Ù
  • Acute - á, é, í, ó, ú, ý, Á, É, Í, Ó, Ú, Ý
  • Caron/Circumflex - â, ê, î, ô, û, ð, Â, Ê, Î, Ô, Û, Ð
  • Tilde - ã, ñ, õ, Ã, Ñ, Õ
  • Umlaut - ä, ë, ï, ö, ü, ÿ, Ä, Ë, Ï, Ö, Ü, Ÿ
  • Angstrom - å, Å
  • Ligatures - æ, œ, Æ, Œ or ß
  • Caron/Cedilla - ç, Ç
  • O with a slash - ø, Ø
  • R with a hook - Ř, ř
  • Punctuation - ¿ , ¡, §
  • Eszett - ß
  • Money - ¢, £

Note that if your document doesn't use the proper marks, you should silently correct it, adding the marks.

Or use Type It to generate a series of characters and then cut and paste them into the transcription.

For fractions, use 1/2 rather than a special character (½).

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