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How to display the degrees symbol in WorkPlace Tech.

Issue

How to display the degrees symbol in WorkPlace Tech.

Environment

WorkPlace Tech

Cause

Helpful to add a suffix for temperature engineering units. Instead of typing "degrees" or "deg".

Resolution

  1. In the Constant Object properties (double click or right click - Set Value), click in the Suffix Text field.


     
  2. Desktop PC: If you have a desktop PC with a full keyboard, press and hold the Alt key and type the number 248 on the numeric keypad.
    Note: The number keys above the keyboard will not work.

    Notebook PC: The numeric keypad on a notebook PC is overlaid on the letter keys (M, J, K, L, U, I, O, 7, 8, 9), and requires that the Fn key is held down while using this secondary purpose. The Fn key may be colored blue to match the number keypad keys.

    Press and hold both the Alt and Fn keys and type the number 248 (KU8). Release the Alt key (and Fn key on the laptop). A small circle ° (the symbol for degrees) should appear.
  3. Type an upper case F for Fahrenheit or C for Celsius. Click OK.


     
  4. Other ASCII symbols are defined at asciitable.com or lookuptables.com.
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