Subject: Using Unicode characters

CADdirect 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. The following table describes only a small set that is available

Unicode control code



Draws a degree symbol (º).


Draws the plus-or-minus symbol (±).


Draws the delta symbol (Δ).


Draws the circle diameter symbol (Ø).


Draws the omega symbol (Ω).


Draws the not equal symbol (≠).

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.

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