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    How have people using a word processor in exams inserted umlauts and ßs?
    It seems like it would be a laborious process to insert the character code each time, I'm on notepad so have no symbol list, and have been told by WJEC that I can't use 'á' instead of 'ä'.
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    Have you asked if you can use ae instead of a with an umlaut?
    and ss instead of the other s thing?

    I'm not sure, but they should be allowed.
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    Can't you use the alt codes?

    alt + 148 = ö
    alt + 132 = ä
    alt + 0252 = ü
    alt + 225 = ß
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    (Original post by Dr. Swiftie)
    Have you asked if you can use ae instead of a with an umlaut?
    and ss instead of the other s thing?

    I'm not sure, but they should be allowed.

    It's okay for the umlauts, I just think it's a bit odd-looking personally but I'll have to live with that.

    With ss I'm not sure if there's a difference between scharfes S and ss, I know there was an official grammar revision a decade or two ago though...
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    (Original post by DJon)
    Can't you use the alt codes?

    alt + 148 = ö
    alt + 132 = ä
    alt + 0252 = ü
    alt + 225 = ß
    I think I'm probably going to put these in at the start and then just copy and paste them when I need to.

    Thanks!
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    There is NO difference between ae, ue, oe and their respective umlaut forms, but you can configure your own shortcuts in Word.

    There IS a difference between ss and the scharfes S, but this would not affect your grade or the comprehension of the text.
 
 
 
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