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    ASCII and Unicode (2002)

    Actually I was asked this by a relatively computer unsophisticated friend for whom I provide help in minor matters <vbg>.

    He asked me how to make the "not equal to" sign with code. I have previously helped him with the

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    Re: ASCII and Unicode (2002)

    I don't know what formatting options the e-mail program used by your friend has. If it is possible to use different fonts, he could use the Symbol font. Alt+0185 in this font is the not-equal sign.

    Note: because the = sign with a slash through it is not a 'standard' character, most programming languages use a < followed by a > (without a space in between) to designate 'not equal to'.

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    Re: ASCII and Unicode (2002)

    I find it in the Symbol Font ASCII Map number 185. That said, this font can NOT be used in a PLAIN text type of email. One will need to select HTML or RTF type of a format.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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