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Working with text - Working with text written in different languages

Using Unicode characters

progeCAD supports the Unicode character encoding standard, which enables you to display and write text in different languages using different letters. Unicode fonts contain many more characters than typically defined in a system.

Special Unicode characters

Control code



Draws a degree symbol (º).


Draws the plus-or-minus symbol (±).


Draws the circle diameter symbol (Ø).

For more details about using special characters, See Including special text characters. You can also use a different text editor; See Using an alternate text editor.