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Gary Moore
Adds actions for inserting and manipulating special characters.


  • Covers mathematical, technical, currency, legal and formatting symbols; Latin and Greek characters; and HTML/XML markup characters,
  • Quick reference of entities and special characters,
  • Find the next entity in the current file,
  • Highlight all entities, and
  • Convert between numeric entities and named entities; mapped characters and named entities; and mapped characters and numeric entities.

Related Tags:

  • HTML entities: General HTML entities.
• Automated Installation:   (What's This?)To install, enter extchars in the Updates tab. Updates tab on the Actions Bar  • Manual Installation:
HTML-Kit Build 292
Download Size:
25.72 KB   (< 1 min)
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 See Also
Plugins written by this author (11 more), including:   gmSplitCssView gmMailToLink gmNewEmail gmQuickReport gmPageReport gmMetaKeywords gmEntityCharts gmPageLinks gmHelpHKS
 Commonly Asked Questions

How do I install gmExtChars?

  • Download the "gmExtChars" plugin and save it to a folder of your choice (for example, c:\webfiles\). It's not necessary to manually extract the *.zip file, HTML-Kit will expand it to the proper folder during the installation.
  •  Install Plugin
    Select "Install | Install Plugin" from HTML-Kit's "Tools" menu. Point to the downloaded *.zip file and click "Open."
  • If any additional prompts appear, follow them to complete the installation.

How do I run it?

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gmExtChars's icon will appear on the "ExtChars" tab on HTML-Kit's Actions Bar. It can also be invoked from the "Actions | ExtChars" sub menu.

Which programming language was used to write it?

gmExtChars was written in hkScript. More plugins written in hkScript can be found on the Plugins page.

Whats' the quickest way to uninstall gmExtChars?

Right click the gmExtChars icon on the Actions Bar and select "Uninstall." Alternatively, the "Tools | Install | Uninstall Plugins" menu option in HTML-Kit can be used to uninstall this and other plugins.

Do I need the exact versions of software listed under the Requirements?

The versions listed are the minimum versions required by this plugin. For example, a plugin that requires HTML-Kit Build 290 will run on HTML-Kit Build 292 as well.

What's the best way to check which version of HTML-Kit I'm using?

The build number can be found on the "About" dialog, which is located on HTML-Kit's "Help" menu.
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What do you think about gmExtChars?
very very useful
"It's better than the extented characters table, in "Home Site" -for example. This plugin is, by far, better organized in categories, too. "
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