The Special Character Button


Do you need to add a copyright symbol to your page? Or perhaps a member of your lab has a diacritical mark in their name? The CK Editor has a list of special characters that you can insert into your body text. Below, you can see where it is located:

When you click on the special characters button, this dialog box will open:

Screenshot of the listing of special characters

If you click on one of the characters, it will be inserted where the cursor is. You can achieve something similar by pressing and holding down a key for a character that has alternate forms while you are typing in the WYSIWYG text box.

Screenshot of special character selection

When a speech bubble similar to the one above appears, press the number key corresponding with the symbol you want and your letter will transform into the form you selected.