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Musical "Flat" Character
By John Phillips

Hi folks.  I've just transferred the catalogs of my roll collections
from my old steam-powered Mac to a shiny new PC.  I'm using Excel to
store the data but the "flat" symbol used in denoting a musical key
hasn't translated across.  What I get is ">>".  I spent quite a while
last night searching around in Excel and Word for a suitable character
but the best I could do was a symbol that didn't look much different
from the letter "b".  There must be something better.  Any suggestions?

John Phillips in Hobart, Tasmania.

 [ In Microsoft Word, try Format/Font/superscript
 [ Otherwise it's E-flat major and F-sharp minor!  -- Robbie

(Message sent Fri 2 Mar 2001, 01:56:40 GMT, from time zone GMT+1100.)

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