Release notes for Compose Special characters

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Version Date
2.0.10 2010-12-25

Fixed bug where warning about version compatibility appeared in OO3.x.

2.0.6 2010-05-23

Changed extension description in Extension Manager.

2.0.5 2010-05-15

Removed option to use "other" characters like BACKSAPCE, INS, ",", "." etc in keyboard shortcuts, due to bug in OO3.X relating to Accelerators.xcu.

Added following characters:

  • Upper case Z with stroke (Z- = Ƶ)
  • Lower case z with stroke (z- = ƶ)
2.0.4 2010-03-29

Composing unicode characters functionality added.

1.2.12 2009-09-18

Additional instructions added to the attach shortcut dialog.

1.2.11 2009-09-14

Added instructions and confirmation message regarding setting up a keyboard shortcut.

1.2.10 2009-08-24

Added following characters (note that there is limited font support for some of the following characters - most fonts don't support them):

  • Upper case N grave accent (N\ = U+01F8)
  • Lower case n grave accent (n\ = U+01F9)
  • Upper case N dot above (N* = U+1E45)
  • Lower case n dot above (n* = U+1E44)
  • Upper case N circumflex below (N> = U+1E4A)
  • Lower case n circumflex below (n> = U+1E4B)
  • Upper case N line below (N_ = U+1E48)
  • Lower case n line below (n_ = U+1E49)
  • Up arrow (-^ = ↑)
  • Down arrow (^- = ↓)
  • Left arrow (-> = ←)
  • Right arrow (-> = →)
1.2.9 2009-03-07

Added following characters:

  • Lower case e with tilde (e~ = ẽ)
  • Upper case E with tilde (E~ = Ẽ)
1.2.8 2009-02-21

Added following characters:

  • Single dagger/cross (\+ = †)
  • Double dagger (++ = ‡)
  • Lunate Greek epsilon (\w = ϵ)
Note that there is limited font support for lunate Greek epsilon (most fonts don't support it)
1.2.7 2008-11-20 Fixed character assignments for U" and o"
1.2.6 2008-10-26 Changed character combos for Greek Theta
1.2.4 2008-10-25

Fixed bug inserting characters in Calc

Added Greek characters
1.2.1 2008-09-02

Fixed combinations for C,

Added characters with dots below
1.2.0 2008-08-28

User can choose Calc flag character

User can't assign macro to character key (0-9, a-z) by itself, must also choose a modifier key
1.1.6 2008-08-07 Changed button sizes
1.1.4 2008-08-07 Minor documentation changes
1.1.2 2008-07-30 Fixed combination for
1.1.1 2008-07-30

Improved options for binding ComposeSpecialChar macro to shortcut keys with dlgAttach and associated subs/functions

Fixed combinations ending with "=" which had stopped working

New US cent key combos added
1.0.94 2008-07-12

Minor reorganisation of character listings

Added fifths and sixths fractions, ellipsis, paragraph mark, em and en dashes

Fixed updater
1.0.92 2008-05-29 Fixed updater
1.0.90 2008-05-26 Fixed mapping for capital O with slash
1.0.88 2008-05-05

Fixed copyright key combo conflict:

Fixed key combos for c with dot above and copyright symbol
1.0.84 2008-05-03 Fixed incorrect update reference
1.0.82 2008-05-02 Fixed updater
1.0.78 2008-05-02 Added fractions and UK/US currency symbols
1.0.76 2008-05-01

Added function to adjust curly single and double quotes in test strings to straight ones so they can be found in the character array.

Added \ as a modifier character for ` (U0060) - some keyboards don't have a ` key.

Ellipsis added as special character.
1.0.72 2008-04-30 Currently works with Text and Spreadsheet documents only.