For some editing purposes, you may have a need to use a "slashed zero" in your documents. You know—these are the zeros that have a slash through them. They are often used in technical documents to differentiate the zero from the capital letter O.

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If you have a need to use this character, you have two choices. First, you can find a font that actually uses the slashed zero in it. If you use this character a lot, this is probably the best long-term solution. If you only need to use the character periodically, however, you can follow these steps:

Position the insertion point where you want the slashed zero to appear.Press Ctrl+F9. ubraintv-jp.com inserts field braces.Type "eq \o (0,/)". (You should not include the quote marks.)Press Shift+F9. ubraintv-jp.com collapses your field and the slashed zero appears.

ubraintv-jp.comubraintv-jp.com is your source for cost-effective Microsoft ubraintv-jp.com training.(Microsoft ubraintv-jp.com is the most popular ubraintv-jp.com processing software in the world.)This tip (544) applies to Microsoft ubraintv-jp.com 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of ubraintv-jp.com (ubraintv-jp.com 2007 and later) here: Entering a "Slashed Zero" in Your Document.


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Michael,See the gray box at the top of this page. If you are using Office 365, you should "click through" to the other site which contains ubraintv-jp.com for your version. This site is for users of MUCH older versions of ubraintv-jp.com.-Allen