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    "U" with two dots above?

    How do you make the letter "U" with the two dots above it. I know its <alt> something. I need upper and lowercase versions.

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    http://tlt.its.psu.edu/suggestions/i...s/codealt.html

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    Thanks. That did the trick.

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    By the way, those two dots are called an umlaut, at least for German, where they originally constituted a tiny "e" over the vowel, indicating the older spelling; in your case, "ue".

    Generally speaking, they're a diaerisis. You get them in English, too, in words like reënter and coöperate, to remind you that the vowels are pronounced separately, and not as a diphthong.
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    Don't forget they come in handy for rock band names too, like Mötley Crüe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OuTpaTienT
    Don't forget they come in handy for rock band names too, like Mötley Crüe.
    Ah, yes, the Heavy Metal umlaut...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Theophylact
    By the way, those two dots are called an umlaut, at least for German, where they originally constituted a tiny "e" over the vowel, indicating the older spelling; in your case, "ue".

    Generally speaking, they're a diaerisis. You get them in English, too, in words like reënter and coöperate, to remind you that the vowels are pronounced separately, and not as a diphthong.
    Thanks for the lesson. I actually needed it for some documentation I was sending to someone in Germany.

    Ironically, I was creating this on my laptop and you need to use the num pad with the <alt> key and my laptop doesnt have one. I can press the <NumLk> key and it simulated the num pad using the right side of the keyboard but still wouldnt work.

    I ended up just copying and pasting the letters from the site that doddsy provided.

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    Start>All Programs>Accesories>Sytem Tools>Character Map.

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    On my Dell laptop the way to activate the number bad for such keys is with the function key. I press FN and ALT together and then punch in the numbers with the keys that have the blue function numbers. To get the Euro symbol, Alt + 0128 I just press and hold the Fn and ALT key and then punch the following keys: mjk8 (0128) and it produces: €


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    Quote Originally Posted by OuTpaTienT
    Don't forget they come in handy for rock band names too, like Mötley Crüe.
    yeah thats what i thought too when i saw u with dot above
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