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I want to be Pate' again + how do you post a picture?

Pate Jun 26, 2006 09:50 PM

Like anything new I'm having a little difficulty. I have 2 questions.

1.) Is there a way to be Pate' instead of Pate? When I went to create my name it wouldn't take the "apostrophe", so now I'm Pate which I think you would agree is not the same.

2.) How do you post a picture?

I would imagine this is a work in progress and I applaud your efforts.

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  1. Melanie Wong RE: Pate Jun 26, 2006 10:52 PM

    Would the software accept "é"?

    3 Replies
    1. re: Melanie Wong
      The Chowhound Team RE: Melanie Wong Jun 26, 2006 11:00 PM

      Yes, but you have to compose the string of characters in your word processor, then cut and paste them in here, like this:


      But note, not all symbols/character sets are supported. (This will work in board postings, may or may not be supported in the user sign-up process.)

      We are working on a cool photo posting feature, however, you can follow the instructions here for the time being:


      1. re: The Chowhound Team
        Pate RE: The Chowhound Team Jun 26, 2006 11:14 PM

        Well if I'm already signed up as Pate, how do I change that?

        1. re: Pate
          The Chowhound Team RE: Pate Jun 27, 2006 01:26 AM

          Email us at moderators@chowhound.com and we'll try to help. It's a bit complicated, so please be sure you absolutely want to do it before emailing.

    2. Pate RE: Pate Jun 26, 2006 11:12 PM

      The heat must be affecting my brain. I get #2. I'd still like to be Pate' again though.

      1. Pate RE: Pate Jun 27, 2006 04:12 AM

        Thank you so much for offering to help me. I know how busy you are right now and your kind efforts are really appreciated. I've been posting to Chowhound as Pate' for a couple of years now and for continuities sake I'd like to remain Pate'. That and the fact Pate' is relevant to food, and somewhat clever because my name is Patty. Get it Pate', Patty? Pate just doesn't have the same ring to it.

        Anyway, if you can help me out I'd really appreciate it. There is a special place in chow heaven for you :-)

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        1. re: Pate
          peppermint pate RE: Pate Jun 27, 2006 02:45 PM

          As the person who has always posted as "peppermint pate" (a hopefully cute foodie derivation of Charlie Brown's "peppermint patty" and not a name that rhymes with "peppermint kate"), I'd also be interested in putting an accent over the "e", if possible. Thanks.

          1. re: peppermint pate
            Das Ubergeek RE: peppermint pate Sep 12, 2006 09:48 PM

            You can do this by typing "Peppermint Pat" and then hold down the ALT key and type 130 on the keypad (has to be on the keypad, not on the row of numbers above the alphabet) -- then release the ALT key. You'll get "Peppermint Paté".

        2. g
          Gómezeow RE: Pate Jun 29, 2006 10:22 PM

          I just registered under this name with no problem. (Note the accent mark). So, I guess it's fixed.

          1. r
            revets2 RE: Pate Sep 1, 2006 11:39 PM

            how do you type the accent grave?

            2 Replies
            1. re: revets2
              gnocchi RE: revets2 Sep 5, 2006 12:53 PM

              Try holding the ALT key down and typing 138 on the number keypad, that will give the letter e grave è. If you type 149 it should give ò, 141 will give ì and 151 ù.
              I believe it will be more complicated to use the grave over any other letters of the alphabet; you might have to change the keyboard language in the Control Panel.

              1. re: gnocchi
                revets2 RE: gnocchi Sep 13, 2006 11:21 PM


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