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How do I access special characters in titles

May 16, 2013 4:15 PM

I'm doing a title in Premiere Pro CS6 but I can't find a way to access the glyphs as I can in Illustrator. Any suggestions are welcome.

 
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  • joe bloe premiere
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    May 16, 2013 4:39 PM   in reply to YelloSub

    What I always do is copy-paste to and from a text editor like notepad.

     
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    May 16, 2013 5:35 PM   in reply to YelloSub

    If you are on a PC, just use Character Map with the font chosen, to select from the full set of characters. Copy/Paste, as Joe points out. I am sure that there is something similar on a Mac, but do not know what it would be.

     

    Many wordprocessors have direct access to a lot of different characters. In WordPerfect, it's Ctrl-W, with a drop-down for dozens of symbols, etc..  Again, Copy/Paste.

     

    One can usually use the Alt+___ for the numeric value of the character. Be sure to use the numeric keypad, and not the numbers at the top of the QWERTY keyboard. For instance, Alt+128 = Ç.

     

    In Titler, one can access many different characters. This article goes into more detail: http://forums.adobe.com/message/3702803#3702803

     

    Good luck,

     

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