Inserting Special Characters
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Insert Special Character displays Jarte's special characters keyboard which provides a wider choice of characters than is available on a physical keyboard.
Tip: If there are particular special characters that you frequently insert into documents then you may find it more efficient to use the associated keyboard key sequences for those characters. The easy to remember key sequences are great for entering accented characters, math symbols, currency symbols, and much more.
Using the Special Characters Keyboard
Simply click the desired character in the Special Characters Keyboard to insert it into the current document. You can also copy a character to the Windows clipboard by right clicking the character and selecting Copy from the pop-up menu.
The special characters keyboard can be navigated from your physical keyboard by using the up, down, left, and right arrow keys. Pressing the Enter key will insert the selected character.
The font selector box allows you to choose the font of the character to be inserted. The default font is the font at the current document's text cursor. However, it is often useful to switch to a symbolic font such as WingDings or WebDings when you want to insert a special symbol. You can even designate commonly used fonts as favorites. Favorite and recently used fonts are shown in blue at the top of the fonts list for quick access. Favorite fonts are designated with a green check mark.
Special Characters Keyboard Options
Stay on Top: Controls whether the Special Characters Keyboard is always on top of the main Jarte window.
Favorite Font: Marks the current font as a favorite font. Favorite fonts are displayed in blue at the top of the font list for quick access. Favorite fonts are displayed with a green check mark.
Show Recent Fonts: Causes all fonts used since Jarte was started to be displayed in blue at the top of the font list for quick access. Turn this option off if you do not want to display recently used fonts at the top of the font list.
Show favorite Fonts: Causes all fonts marked as favorite fonts to be displayed in blue at the top of the font list for quick access. Turn this option off if you do not want to display favorite fonts at the top of the font list.
Clear Recent Fonts: Directs Jarte to forget recently used fonts. Only fonts used after clearing are remembered as recently used fonts. The clear action only affects the display of recently used fonts at the top of the font list.
Clear Favorite Fonts: Clears the "favorite" setting from all fonts marked as favorite fonts.
Display in Native Font: Causes fonts in the font list to be displayed using their own font. This allows you to preview the appearance of the fonts before selecting one. Turn this option off to display all fonts in the font list using a single standard font.
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