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Eric Nicastro
Tilde over a letter
on Jan 10, 2011 at 4:49:29 pm

I'm stumped. I need to write out senor with with tilde symbol over the "n". How do I do this in After Effects?


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Michael Szalapski
Re: Tilde over a letter
on Jan 10, 2011 at 5:06:02 pm

The same way you would do it in a word processor. I just open up my character map, copy and paste it. You know what? Here: ñ copy and paste it from here :)

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Eric Nicastro
Re: Tilde over a letter
on Jan 10, 2011 at 5:09:29 pm

Thank you!


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John Cuevas
Re: Tilde over a letter
on Jan 10, 2011 at 7:25:36 pm

Just to add for the future on a PC, go to your start menu > accesories > system tools. You will find character map there. You can look up all the characters for any font you have installed.

Johnny Cuevas, Editor


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Walter Soyka
Re: Tilde over a letter
on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:50:37 pm

Just to round out these instructions, on a Mac, you can hit -, followed by the N key again, to get an ñ.

You can also go to System Preferences > Keyboard, check the "Show Keyboard & Character Viewer in menu bar" box, then use the new menu bar item to open the Character Viewer to access all the extended characters.

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Jason Mettler
Re: Tilde over a letter
on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:32:26 pm

Create a text layer and hold down 'ALT' while you type in succession

0241

Depending on your font, it should be a lowercase ñ
Uppercase is ALT + 0209


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