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Ok, I know this should be super basic, but I've Googled it and found this helpful webpage that provided a workaround--I just copy the char and paste it into my code. However, it would still be nice to know how to construct the following character knowing that the unicode value is 253: � I appreciate your help, Stephen
Remeber, the Unicode values for \u are Hex Based. This would actually be '\u00DD' Also, since char is a number primative you can set it with number. char crazyY = 253; Since you set it with a literal, no cast is required.