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IME symbols

Post by tōkai devotee » Thu 01.10.2008 3:32 am

When typing in Japanese using IME I accidently came accross some cool symbols. For example, I tyed in まる it came up with these 円, ○, ●, 〇  and then I tried ばつ just to see what happened. This is the symbol I found ×
Next ほし 〜 ☆、★、※、*
I assume there are many more of these symbols. Can anyone tell me what they are and how to get them? 

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RE: IME symbols

Post by hungryhotei » Thu 01.10.2008 3:45 am

If you want to add any more symbols, words or emoitcons to your IME, you should find 'register words and examples' under the tools menu. There you can paste any unicode symbols and set them to whatever input you want. Some useful ones you should have already should include things like ♀(めす) and ⇒(みぎ).

 
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RE: IME symbols

Post by tanuki » Thu 01.10.2008 8:16 am

Type きごう and you'll get a lot of them.
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RE: IME symbols

Post by keatonatron » Thu 01.10.2008 10:14 am

Probably not useful to people outside Japan, but one I like is:

〒(ゆうびん)

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RE: IME symbols

Post by tōkai devotee » Thu 01.10.2008 8:29 pm

Thanks guys. That's very helpful!
~especially きごう。ありがとうタヌキさん!

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