In MS Word, inputting them should be easy. Can't you select Insert -> Symbol from the menu? That will bring up a box showing all the characters defined in the current font. You can just click on the one you want or you can set up short-cut keys for the ones you use the most. --Ph. D. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Njenfalgar" <[log in to unmask]> Sent: Monday, December 08, 2008 5:09 AM Subject: Re: OT typewriter woes > Wow, and I thought Microsoft Word to be messy... > (Only some fonts contain IPA characters, and inputting > them is a rather nontrivial task.) Long live LaTeX's > Tipa package! :-) > > Idustvok va yentelkvil gifpir, puk gifpir, ivan kitil.