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hasselbladfan

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How do you put a Copyright symbol over your pictures?
« on: February 27, 2013, 09:27:58 AM »

How do you put a Copyright symbol over your pictures?
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Re: How do you put a Copyright symbol over your pictures?
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2013, 10:41:36 AM »

There are many ways to do this but if you use Adobe Lightroom it's incredibly easy.  In the Export dialogue box you've got the option to "watermark" your image.  You can use this feature to add a copyright symbol.  I use it to put an unobtrusive watermark of my website URL on every photo that goes up on the web.

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Re: How do you put a Copyright symbol over your pictures?
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2013, 09:08:59 AM »

How do you put a Copyright symbol over your pictures?

If you mean the "" symbol, hold down the Alt key and type 0169 and then release the Alt key and you get a

In PS you'll need to place this in a text layer.

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Re: How do you put a Copyright symbol over your pictures?
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2013, 12:50:23 PM »

If you mean the "" symbol, hold down the Alt key and type 0169 and then release the Alt key and you get a

In PS you'll need to place this in a text layer.
On a Mac it's easier: press [OPT] + C.
Regarding the software, Lightroom is the way to go.
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Re: How do you put a Copyright symbol over your pictures?
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2013, 01:08:14 PM »

On a Mac it's easier: press [OPT] + C.

Did they change it? Used to be that Option-c gave you and Option-g gave you .
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Re: How do you put a Copyright symbol over your pictures?
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2013, 01:15:36 PM »

Did they change it? Used to be that Option-c gave you and Option-g gave you .
French keyboard layout maybe?

With my italian keyboard:
OPT + C =
OPT + G = ∞
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Re: How do you put a Copyright symbol over your pictures?
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2013, 01:23:57 PM »

Out of curiosity, how does one access the rest of the ascii extended character set on a Mac? On a PC one uses ALT+ the key combination to produce the desired character.

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Re: How do you put a Copyright symbol over your pictures?
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2013, 01:35:29 PM »

Out of curiosity, how does one access the rest of the ascii extended character set on a Mac? On a PC one uses ALT+ the key combination to produce the desired character.
Since you can use Shift/Shift+Opt/Opt on almost any key, you have a LARGE choice of symbols without having to remember codes.

For any other:
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Re: How do you put a Copyright symbol over your pictures?
« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2013, 01:45:22 AM »

^^ Way better than looking up ascii extended code charts, or just remembering the codes by way of brute force.
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