It depends a little on the character, but if you hold down the All key and type 0216 on the 10 key, you will get a diamond symbol. The other option is to use drawing papers in Windows and copy / paste the symbol you want.
This means you can hold down the Alt key and then press 0248 to create this symbol as you type in the software. It is helpful to remember the symbols you use most often. Or print the icons and place them next to the screen so you can see them. You can also refer to all symbols here: Special Characters - Alt keyboard strings.
To easily paste the diameter symbol (Ø) into Word: use your keyboard, press Ctrl + / and then Shift + O. This should show the diameter symbol or O with a slash. You can also press the Alt key and then the Alt code - symbols 0216. Use the numeric keypad for the Alt code.
If you look in the lower right corner of the character sheet, you can see a key combination. The example in the figure above is the degree symbol. The keystroke is ALT + 0176, so hold down the ALT key and type 0176 (you will need to use the numeric keypad to do this) and the symbol will be inserted into Revit.
Text symbols and special characters
- Right-click in the InPlace text editor and click Icon.
- In the advanced text formatting toolbar, click Icon.
- Copy and paste the character map.
- Enter the control code or Unicode string. Note: Select the Unicode string with a forward slash ().
Workflow 2 Using the keyboard shortcut:
Activate it first: select one of your dimensions, open and browse the type parameters. Find the center line icon setting and change it from NONE to Center line icon: Center line.
First type m keep all as text, then 0178, release all
To insert an ASCII character, hold down the ALL key while entering the character code. For example, to enter the degree symbol (º), hold down the ALT key as you type 0176 on the numeric keypad. You must use the numeric keypad to enter numbers, not the keyboard.
Type Alt248 (hold down Alt and type 248) using the number keys on the numeric keypad. You can also type Alt0176 (hold down the Alt key and type 0176) using the numeric keys on the numeric keypad.
On an Amiga operating system using any keyboard layout, the letter can be entered by holding down the [Alt] key while typing O or o to specify Ø or Ø. When using Microsoft Word, ø and Ø can be entered by pressing Ctrl / followed by a small or small O.
- Make sure the Num Lock key is pressed to activate the number key on the keyboard.
- Hold down the Alt key.
- While holding the Alt key, enter the number sequence (on the numeric keypad) from the Alt code in the table above.
- Release the Alt key and the character will appear.
For example, to type the character Æ, hold down the Fn and Alt keys, then type each key in the correct order: J, then U, then O when you press the Fn and Alt keys.release the keys - the character appears in the field of text.
In technical drawings, this symbol is used to indicate the diameter of the circle in the unit of length of the drawing (usually inches or mm) Wikipedia form: Diameter symbol [Edit] Draw?
in a technical drawing.
On some keyboards you can enter a null character by holding down the Ctrl key and pressing @ (in US layouts often only Ctrl + 2 works, Shift is not needed to get the @ sign). In the documentation, the null character is sometimes represented by a width symbol that includes the letters NULL.
ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) is the most common format for text files on computers and the Internet. In an ASCII file, each alphabetic, numeric, or special character is represented by a 7-bit binary number (a string of seven zeros or ones). 128 possible characters are defined.
Insert a special character with an alt string:
If you say phase symbol, I assume you are talking. If you want to enter it on a computer you can use Alt + 232 for uppercase phi as it is the 232nd character in the extended ASCII table.