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Special characters not found on your keyboard may be copied and pasted from the Windows Character Map.  How you bring up the Character Map depends on whether you are accessing Protege from your local desktop, or through Remote Apps.

1) If from your local:

    a) Select the Windows (or Start) button from your taskbar, and search for "character map" (in bottom text box)

    b) Open the Character Map


   If on Remote Apps:

   a) Select the Start button, navigate to All Programs->Accessories->Choose Character Map

Selecting Choose Character Map option

2) The 'Advanced view' check box should be selected, and the 'Character set' should be set to Unicode

3) Find a font that has your special character (Courier New is a good selection)

4) Scroll to find your character, click the character, and then click Select

5) Click the Copy button. Your special character is now in the clipboard.

New character added to the character map


6) Paste your character from the clipboard into your Protege client (Ctrl+V).


Create FULL SYN Annotation Property dialog box

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