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    #1

    Do you write/Can you write

    "Do you write '℃' in English? If so, how do you type it?"

    In the sentences above, does "Do you write" mean "Can you Write"?
    Last edited by UFOcatcher; 30-Apr-2017 at 04:33.

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    Re: Do you write/Can you write

    No we don't write '℃'. What does it mean?
    No, "Do you write" doesn't mean "Can you write".

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    #3

    Re: Do you write/Can you write

    Yes, we do. It is written to mean 'degrees Celsius', when stating temperature.

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    #4

    Re: Do you write/Can you write

    Quote Originally Posted by jutfrank View Post
    Yes, we do. It is written to mean 'degrees Celsius', when stating temperature.
    Yes, we do, sorry.
    I was thinking about situations in which the degree symbol comes without a space after the number, followed by a space - eg. 45 angle. But it's true that with computer typing, '℃' is used.

    We may as well discuss it fully.
    Yes, there are unicode symbols for
    ℃ and ''.
    Is a correct temperature written as 27 C, 27 C, or 27C?


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    #5

    Re: Do you write/Can you write

    I always write it as 27oC except I use Fahrenheit instead.

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    #6

    Re: Do you write/Can you write

    Quote Originally Posted by UFOcatcher View Post
    If so, how do you type it?"
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Degree_symbol#Typography

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