spqr wrote:I tried that and it didn't work. My computer uses Window Vista.
beerclark wrote:I don’t think I can do it in the forum posts… but in WORD I use ^ for the macrons.
Such as û â î , etc.
You hold down SHIFT and CONTROL and tap ^. Let go of all three then tap the vowel you want long and you will see the vowel with the ^ over it.
It must be an MS Office or just WORD function.
Testing with the forum font - u a fail..
jaihare wrote:I've started just copying the "combining macron" from the character map (charmap) and then hitting "paste" (CTRL + v) after each letter that I want to paste the macron on.
ā ē ī ō ū
Ā Ē Ī Ō Ū
Works nicely, I think. How does it look on your end(s)?
beerclark wrote:Looks good from here!
None of it sounds easy though. I'll stick with typing in WORD and then copying my whole text. But if I'm just typing in a forum, I will just skip the macrons for simplicity sake.
I wanted to be able to do them in Excel because I am putting my vocabulary as I learn words through whatever I am reading at the time. Excel is easier to deal with in that case but I have to copy words with macrons from WORD.
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