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On Fri, 04 Jun 2004 07:47:07 -0400, Peter T. Daniels
<grammatim@...> wrote:

> Nicholas Bodley wrote:
>> As to computer typography, I keep hoping for being able to combine
>> modifier diacritics with the character they modify, in something like a
>> multilingual editor. "Overstruck" characters, such as one could do so
>> easily in a typewriter, don't seem to be even thought about, although
>> doing that is really easy, basically; it's no more than a Boolean
>> logical
>> inclusive-OR of their respective bitmaps, to be somewhat technical.
> You can do them in Word.
> Not so easily as in Word 5.1, but you can still do them.

Thanks, Peter. I guess I'll hold on to Office 97, in that case.

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