° and ± for Dummies - Page 2

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Psyd

#11: Post by Psyd »

GVDub wrote:Don't we have enough religious warfare between tamp and no-tamp sects or HX vs. Double Boiler already?

It's kinda like the 'Squints vs Skweeks' war. It really isn't one, but it gives us a good reason to start up a conversation 'til we hit a shared topic we want to talk about.
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GVDub

#12: Post by GVDub »

Like I said, I started out on mainframes. I've used just about everything since then, and currently have three different operating systems running on my laptop. I'm pretty platform agnostic. I just figure that they're tools. You don't use a Torx where you got a metric nut to tighten - why should computers be any different.

You kids today, you've got it easy. Why, when I was a boy, we didn't have zeroes. I once had to code an entire operating system using only '1's
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orphanespresso

#13: Post by orphanespresso »

Thanks for the info!

Back in the day....floor sorti the deck. Yes, I did...and he deserved it!

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AndyS

#14: Post by AndyS »

cafeIKE wrote:Windows Users :

To enter ° [ Degree Mark ] : Hold down the ALT key and type 0176 on the NUMERIC KEYPAD
Hi Ike:

I used to produce a degree symbol by the method you specify. But since I am an exceptionally dumb dummy, nowadays I just use an F or a C (eg, 212F = 100C).

Everyone seems to know what that means, unless they're just humoring me.
-AndyS
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shadowfax

#15: Post by shadowfax »

I've always just humored you. Heck, I'm a Mac user, so it's easy for me to get to the ° symbol, and I still don't use it, just so you don't feel alone. :mrgreen:
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AndyS

#16: Post by AndyS » replying to shadowfax »

I appreciate your support. ;-)
-AndyS
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cafeIKE

#17: Post by cafeIKE »

AndyS wrote:Hi Ike:

I used to produce a degree symbol by the method you specify. But since I am an exceptionally dumb dummy, nowadays I just use an F or a C (eg, 212F = 100C).

Everyone seems to know what that means, unless they're just humoring me.
212F != 100C. As one who reads HEX all day long, the missing ° throws an exception :?

In currency, 212F = 21,200c = € 32.319191654

snwlllvtthvwlstsvtm :P

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JohnB.
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#18: Post by JohnB. » replying to cafeIKE »

How do you get the Euro symbol?
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Richard

#19: Post by Richard »

ALT 0128 = €
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GVDub

#20: Post by GVDub » replying to Richard »

€ is also shift-option-2 on Macs.
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