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Inserting Special Characters



Use the Character Palette dialogue to insert characters that are difficult to enter directly from the keyboard.

Click on some text to edit using the Text tool.

Choose Text > Character Palette...

Use the font menu to choose the required font from the PDF's fonts and your computer's system fonts.

Next/Previous font

Click on a glyph to select it.

Double-click to insert it into the PDF.

Poorly formed Type3 fonts may display upside-down. Press Invert to rectify this.

Information about the selected glyph:

  • name as used in the PDF (not always available)
  • official Unicode description
  • type of the font from which it comes