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How do I key in a Macron (Indesign)?

Explorer ,
Jun 19, 2017 Jun 19, 2017

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I have tried setting the keyboard to Extended ABC, Maori and Polish. The macrons work in Microsoft Word but not Indesign.

They even work here ... ā ,  Pakość  ,  ź

Can anyone help please?

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Guide , Jun 19, 2017 Jun 19, 2017

You need to combine two glyphs : x and "Macron" (Unicode 0304).

Of course make sure your font has this "macron" glyph.

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Jun 19, 2017 Jun 19, 2017

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You need to combine two glyphs : x and "Macron" (Unicode 0304).

Of course make sure your font has this "macron" glyph.

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Jun 19, 2017 Jun 19, 2017

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Many thanks Vinny38

I tried a different font and it worked!

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Jun 20, 2017 Jun 20, 2017

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Jun 20, 2017 Jun 20, 2017

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Ēspēce de grōs chāūvīn !

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Jun 21, 2017 Jun 21, 2017

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This is a macron too!

Mac-Rond.jpg

Translation: Mac rond = rounded Mac.

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New Here ,
Aug 28, 2018 Aug 28, 2018

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What font did you end up using? The Macron is showing but I can't seem to get in on top of a letter, just replaces the letter with a Macron...

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Explorer ,
Jun 04, 2020 Jun 04, 2020

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Māori Language and Keyboard for Mac
System Preferences > Language & Region > Keyboard Preferences.
+ icon and find Māori in the list. Click Add.
Optionally, tick Show input menu in menu bar.
To type āēīōū ĀĒĪŌŪ, press the backquote/tilde key (`/~) at the top left of the keyboard plus the vowel.

 

 

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Sep 27, 2022 Sep 27, 2022

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Did this work in Indesign, I have added the Maori keyboad but puts the macron next to the letter

 

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