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Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

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Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

Does anyone know how I can create an Ampersand (&) text symbol, or a shortcut to use it as text in a symbol? Creo does not allow "&" as text in my title block symbol?

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Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

Try this:

In title value, type S > press CTRL+A > SHIFT+7 (For &) > press CTRL+B > W

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Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

In Creo Parametric 2.0, whenever the characters & or @ must be display in the text of a note, type them twice: for example, type [See Views 1 && 2 @@ Sheet 3] for the note to read See Views 1 & 2 @ Sheet 3.

Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

Thank you Scott. I am currently using Creo 1.0. I am actually trying to edit variable text in a symbol. In this case it is my company title block for the drawing. When I type & or && the line of text blanks out on the drawing?

Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

Can you add a screen shot of your example? Want to make sure we're all talking about the same thing. Could be table text. note text, symbol text or parameter text.

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Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

Ampersand seems to work on its own in symbols but not with other text.

There must be some sort of delimiter that allows this.

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Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

Is it possible to include value of a parameter in subscript or superscript?

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Dhinesh

Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

Try this:

In title value, type S > press CTRL+A > SHIFT+7 (For &) > press CTRL+B > W

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Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

It worked! Thank you!!

Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

What exactly is the Ctrl-A and Ctrl-B doing?

Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

Ctrl-A and Ctrl-B are Start and End delimiter.

Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

... and how do you file this in the memory banks for when you need it....

Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

Not to memorise

Check this out

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Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

Aha! That's what I thought. This needs to go in the text tips.

Linked!

Tips for text

Re: Can not use ampersand (&) text symbol?

where can i find the special font used in this combination? if know that there is special.fnt but i cannot see where to modify one of that font..

thanks

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