what does this mean?

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Tony.Williams
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what does this mean?

Post by Tony.Williams » Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:53 am

There is a key on the iMac keyboard with this character on it: §

I have searched general lists of symbols, Mac guidebooks and Mac forums and the only mention of it I have found was in a forum in which someone asked what it meant - no-one replied.

This is driving me nuts - can anyone enlighten me?

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Re: what does this mean?

Post by chaggle » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:26 am

Tony.Williams wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:53 am
There is a key on the iMac keyboard with this character on it: §

I have searched general lists of symbols, Mac guidebooks and Mac forums and the only mention of it I have found was in a forum in which someone asked what it meant - no-one replied.

This is driving me nuts - can anyone enlighten me?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Section_sign
The section sign (§) is a typographical character for referencing individual numbered sections of a document, frequently used when referring to legal code.[1] Encoded as Unicode U+00A7 § Section Sign and HTML § it is also commonly called section symbol, section mark, double s, or alternatively paragraph mark in parts of Europe.[2][3]
Can't say I'm any the wiser (but, before Matt says it :roll: , I am better informed)
Don't blame me - I voted remain :con

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Re: what does this mean?

Post by Tony.Williams » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:52 am

Thanks, that does ring a faint bell - one of the many things I used to know... :v

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