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Old 01-11-2009, 03:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone know how to get a degree symbol? It is not located in the symbol menu.

As a sailor who deals with navigation and weather on a regular basis it would be great to be able to use a symbol rather than typing out the word.

Just broke my 8310 on friday and replaced it with a Bold. I was wary of the larger size but love the new phone. My thumbs are getting tired.

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Old 01-11-2009, 03:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I typically use the * sign I think it still gets the point across
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Old 01-11-2009, 03:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The 8310 IS a Curve model.
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I too have used the * symbol but would prefer the proper one if anyone knows how to get it.

Corrected post... Now reads "replaced it with a bold."
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I copied the symbol from a PC and pasted to an e-mail to myself and then copy and pasted the symbol on my bb to my autotext.

So when I press deg, the symbol pops up.
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Old 01-11-2009, 05:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I copied the symbol from a PC and pasted to an e-mail to myself and then copy and pasted the symbol on my bb to my autotext.

So when I press deg, the symbol pops up.
That is a BRILLIANT effing idea.
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Old 01-11-2009, 05:21 PM   #7 (permalink)
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lol, just like many of us have done with the odd symbols in BBMessenger for our names.
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mind posting it up here for the rest of us?

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Current temp where I am is -7C....

There's your symbol.... and my weather.
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Old 01-11-2009, 08:33 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I made a small change to the autotext tip. I added a backspace so 20 deg turns to 20. the auto text entry is %b
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Your setup is an improvement
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That is a BRILLIANT effing idea.
Use Slygrin's setup
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Use Slygrin's setup
I will if I ever need a degree symbol.
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Old 01-11-2009, 10:32 PM   #14 (permalink)
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For anyone trying to get to this page directly on their phone browser, here is a TinyUrl for quicker navigation:

http://tinyurl.com/7ptaje

Brilliant idea, btw.
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