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quiggin
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Is there any way of adding an overbar to a character (I want p) in current versions of Nisus. I recall it used to be feasible and Google produces hits from the 1990s supporting this, but all the recent discussions Iʻve seen are unhelpful. I donʻt know why such a basic feature isnʻt supported in Unicode (if it isnʻt)/

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quiggin wrote:
2018-07-04 22:49:36
Is there any way of adding an overbar to a character (I want p)
Do you mean something like this: ֿp
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Hi quiggin –

what language/transliteration is p̄ for? You can compose characters, you have no pre-composed ones available for, on the wild via "U. S. Extended" keyboard. Therewith enter your "character" first followed by "SHIFT/OPTION:A" for a macron thereon. For other options inspect "Show Keyboard Viewer" while in "U. S. Extended" keyboard.

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@ Þorvarður

Thatʻs exactly what I want

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@Elbrecht Thanks, that works fine. I'm in Australia so I used ABC Extended rather than US Extended which is not available on my Mac.

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Hi quiggin –

you are right: "U. S. Extended" is now with newer MacOS called "ABC Extended" – I happened to post from Mavericks!

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