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Paulinejon
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2005 10:10 am    Post subject: Shorthand for Century
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How do you write the C for Century when writing for e.g. 21st Century the
quick way?
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Suzanne S. Barnhill
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2005 12:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Shorthand for Century [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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"C."?

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"Paulinejon" wrote in message

> How do you write the C for Century when writing for e.g. 21st Century the
> quick way?
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Jay Freedman
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2005 1:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Shorthand for Century [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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Paulinejon wrote:
> How do you write the C for Century when writing for e.g. 21st Century
> the quick way?

Is there something wrong with the ordinary character C? What do you mean by
"the quick way"?

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Shorthand for Century [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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Thanks for reply, Jay, have only just picked it up, sorry! I want to write
C21st but the 'C' should wrap around the 21 or it doesn't look right. There
must be a way of doing this simply.
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Suzanne S. Barnhill
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2005 4:37 pm    Post subject: Re: Shorthand for Century [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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FWIW, I've never seen that usage.

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"Paulinejon" wrote in message

> Thanks for reply, Jay, have only just picked it up, sorry! I want to
write
> C21st but the 'C' should wrap around the 21 or it doesn't look right.
There
> must be a way of doing this simply.
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Tony Jollans
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2005 10:53 pm    Post subject: Re: Shorthand for Century [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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I don't know how common or correct it is, but I have certainly seen it.

I also don't know any easy way to do it, but there is an awkward way .....

Type C21 (or whatever century you want)

Select the C and increase the font size to one that's big enough
(perhaps double the font size of the number)

Select the C and Format > Font > Character Spacing
Set Spacing to Condensed by a number of points that looks good (perhaps
half the font size of the C)

Select the number (both digits) and Format > Font > Character Spacing
Set the Position to Raised by a number of points that looks good
(perhaps a third of the font size of the number)

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"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
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> FWIW, I've never seen that usage.
>
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> Suzanne S. Barnhill
> Microsoft MVP (Word)
> Words into Type
> Fairhope, Alabama USA
> Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
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> all may benefit.
>
> "Paulinejon" wrote in message
>
> > Thanks for reply, Jay, have only just picked it up, sorry! I want to
> write
> > C21st but the 'C' should wrap around the 21 or it doesn't look right.
> There
> > must be a way of doing this simply.
>
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Suzanne S. Barnhill
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2005 10:53 pm    Post subject: Re: Shorthand for Century [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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You might also be able to use the EQ \o field in combination with the font
size and spacing controls.

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Suzanne S. Barnhill
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"Tony Jollans" <My Forename at My Surname dot com> wrote in message

> I don't know how common or correct it is, but I have certainly seen it.
>
> I also don't know any easy way to do it, but there is an awkward way .....
>
> Type C21 (or whatever century you want)
>
> Select the C and increase the font size to one that's big enough
> (perhaps double the font size of the number)
>
> Select the C and Format > Font > Character Spacing
> Set Spacing to Condensed by a number of points that looks good
(perhaps
> half the font size of the C)
>
> Select the number (both digits) and Format > Font > Character Spacing
> Set the Position to Raised by a number of points that looks good
> (perhaps a third of the font size of the number)
>
> --
> Enjoy,
> Tony
>
>
> "Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
> news:#Kk#qAr8FHA.2036@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> > FWIW, I've never seen that usage.
> >
> > --
> > Suzanne S. Barnhill
> > Microsoft MVP (Word)
> > Words into Type
> > Fairhope, Alabama USA
> > Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
> > Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the
newsgroup
> so
> > all may benefit.
> >
> > "Paulinejon" wrote in message
> >
> > > Thanks for reply, Jay, have only just picked it up, sorry! I want to
> > write
> > > C21st but the 'C' should wrap around the 21 or it doesn't look right.
> > There
> > > must be a way of doing this simply.
> >
>
>
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Paulinejon
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2005 10:53 pm    Post subject: Re: Shorthand for Century [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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Thanks Tony and Sue. Had a feeling it would involve character size but had
forgotten about spacing. I'll give it a go. I'm afraid I don't understand
Sue's suggestion.
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Tony Jollans
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2005 2:06 am    Post subject: Re: Shorthand for Century [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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Doesn't that insist on all characters being the same font?

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Tony


"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message

> You might also be able to use the EQ \o field in combination with the font
> size and spacing controls.
>
> --
> Suzanne S. Barnhill
> Microsoft MVP (Word)
> Words into Type
> Fairhope, Alabama USA
> Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
> Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the newsgroup
so
> all may benefit.
>
> "Tony Jollans" <My Forename at My Surname dot com> wrote in message
>
> > I don't know how common or correct it is, but I have certainly seen it.
> >
> > I also don't know any easy way to do it, but there is an awkward way
......
> >
> > Type C21 (or whatever century you want)
> >
> > Select the C and increase the font size to one that's big enough
> > (perhaps double the font size of the number)
> >
> > Select the C and Format > Font > Character Spacing
> > Set Spacing to Condensed by a number of points that looks good
> (perhaps
> > half the font size of the C)
> >
> > Select the number (both digits) and Format > Font > Character
Spacing
> > Set the Position to Raised by a number of points that looks good
> > (perhaps a third of the font size of the number)
> >
> > --
> > Enjoy,
> > Tony
> >
> >
> > "Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
> > news:#Kk#qAr8FHA.2036@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> > > FWIW, I've never seen that usage.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Suzanne S. Barnhill
> > > Microsoft MVP (Word)
> > > Words into Type
> > > Fairhope, Alabama USA
> > > Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
> > > Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the
> newsgroup
> > so
> > > all may benefit.
> > >
> > > "Paulinejon" wrote in message
> > >
> > > > Thanks for reply, Jay, have only just picked it up, sorry! I want
to
> > > write
> > > > C21st but the 'C' should wrap around the 21 or it doesn't look
right.
> > > There
> > > > must be a way of doing this simply.
> > >
> >
> >
>
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Suzanne S. Barnhill
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2005 2:06 am    Post subject: Re: Shorthand for Century [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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I just created this field:

{ EQ \o (C,20) }

The C is Arial 24 pt; the 20 is TNR 12 pt, raised 4 pts. The C encircles the
20. It's not perfect, but it illustrates the concept.

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Suzanne S. Barnhill
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"Tony Jollans" <My Forename at My Surname dot com> wrote in message

> Doesn't that insist on all characters being the same font?
>
> --
> Enjoy,
> Tony
>
>
> "Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
>
> > You might also be able to use the EQ \o field in combination with the
font
> > size and spacing controls.
> >
> > --
> > Suzanne S. Barnhill
> > Microsoft MVP (Word)
> > Words into Type
> > Fairhope, Alabama USA
> > Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
> > Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the
newsgroup
> so
> > all may benefit.
> >
> > "Tony Jollans" <My Forename at My Surname dot com> wrote in message
> >
> > > I don't know how common or correct it is, but I have certainly seen
it.
> > >
> > > I also don't know any easy way to do it, but there is an awkward way
> .....
> > >
> > > Type C21 (or whatever century you want)
> > >
> > > Select the C and increase the font size to one that's big enough
> > > (perhaps double the font size of the number)
> > >
> > > Select the C and Format > Font > Character Spacing
> > > Set Spacing to Condensed by a number of points that looks good
> > (perhaps
> > > half the font size of the C)
> > >
> > > Select the number (both digits) and Format > Font > Character
> Spacing
> > > Set the Position to Raised by a number of points that looks good
> > > (perhaps a third of the font size of the number)
> > >
> > > --
> > > Enjoy,
> > > Tony
> > >
> > >
> > > "Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
> > > news:#Kk#qAr8FHA.2036@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> > > > FWIW, I've never seen that usage.
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Suzanne S. Barnhill
> > > > Microsoft MVP (Word)
> > > > Words into Type
> > > > Fairhope, Alabama USA
> > > > Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
> > > > Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the
> > newsgroup
> > > so
> > > > all may benefit.
> > > >
> > > > "Paulinejon" wrote in message
> > > >
> > > > > Thanks for reply, Jay, have only just picked it up, sorry! I want
> to
> > > > write
> > > > > C21st but the 'C' should wrap around the 21 or it doesn't look
> right.
> > > > There
> > > > > must be a way of doing this simply.
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
>
>
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Tony Jollans
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2005 6:29 am    Post subject: Re: Shorthand for Century [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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Nice, Suzanne.

I had assumed (why do I keep on doing that?) that, as they scaled as a
single character, they had to be the same to start with - silly me Smile

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Enjoy,
Tony


"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message

> I just created this field:
>
> { EQ \o (C,20) }
>
> The C is Arial 24 pt; the 20 is TNR 12 pt, raised 4 pts. The C encircles
the
> 20. It's not perfect, but it illustrates the concept.
>
> --
> Suzanne S. Barnhill
> Microsoft MVP (Word)
> Words into Type
> Fairhope, Alabama USA
> Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
> Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the newsgroup
so
> all may benefit.
>
> "Tony Jollans" <My Forename at My Surname dot com> wrote in message
>
> > Doesn't that insist on all characters being the same font?
> >
> > --
> > Enjoy,
> > Tony
> >
> >
> > "Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
> >
> > > You might also be able to use the EQ \o field in combination with the
> font
> > > size and spacing controls.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Suzanne S. Barnhill
> > > Microsoft MVP (Word)
> > > Words into Type
> > > Fairhope, Alabama USA
> > > Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
> > > Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the
> newsgroup
> > so
> > > all may benefit.
> > >
> > > "Tony Jollans" <My Forename at My Surname dot com> wrote in message
> > >
> > > > I don't know how common or correct it is, but I have certainly seen
> it.
> > > >
> > > > I also don't know any easy way to do it, but there is an awkward way
> > .....
> > > >
> > > > Type C21 (or whatever century you want)
> > > >
> > > > Select the C and increase the font size to one that's big enough
> > > > (perhaps double the font size of the number)
> > > >
> > > > Select the C and Format > Font > Character Spacing
> > > > Set Spacing to Condensed by a number of points that looks good
> > > (perhaps
> > > > half the font size of the C)
> > > >
> > > > Select the number (both digits) and Format > Font > Character
> > Spacing
> > > > Set the Position to Raised by a number of points that looks good
> > > > (perhaps a third of the font size of the number)
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Enjoy,
> > > > Tony
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > "Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
> > > > news:#Kk#qAr8FHA.2036@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> > > > > FWIW, I've never seen that usage.
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Suzanne S. Barnhill
> > > > > Microsoft MVP (Word)
> > > > > Words into Type
> > > > > Fairhope, Alabama USA
> > > > > Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
> > > > > Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the
> > > newsgroup
> > > > so
> > > > > all may benefit.
> > > > >
> > > > > "Paulinejon" wrote in
message
> > > > >
> > > > > > Thanks for reply, Jay, have only just picked it up, sorry! I
want
> > to
> > > > > write
> > > > > > C21st but the 'C' should wrap around the 21 or it doesn't look
> > right.
> > > > > There
> > > > > > must be a way of doing this simply.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
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