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Platforms Supported

Comparison of Open Sarcasm and SarcMark® Supported Platforms

Platform Open Sarcasm SarcMark®
Windows 7
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Mac
iPhone
Android
Palm



Table Key

  • : fully supported
  • kinda sorta: partialy supported
  • : not supported

Comparison of Open Sarcasm and SarcMar ® Supported Applications

Application Open Sarcasm SarcMark ®
Outlook 2007, 2003
Outlook Express
Gmail kinda sorta
Yahoo! Mail kinda sorta
Hotmail
MS Word 2007, 2003
Open Office Writer 2.4, 3.1
Google Talk kinda sorta
AIM kinda sorta
Yahoo! Messenger kinda sorta
MSN Messenger
iChat
Adium
eBuddy
MS PowerPoint 2003, 2007
MS Excel 2003, 2007
MS Access 2003, 2007
OpenOffice Math 2.4, 3.1
OpenOffice Calc 2.4, 3.1
OpenOffice Draw 2.4, 3.1
OpenOffice Base 2.4, 3.1
MySpace kinda sorta
Twitter
Facebook
Friendster



Table Key

  • : fully supported
  • kinda sorta: partialy supported
  • : not supported

Open Sarcasm Supported Platforms

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Windows 7

Special install instructions for this platform:

 PC sarcasm punctuation instructions

  • Press and hold the ALT key.
  • Press the 1, 7, and 3 keys on your number pad.
  • Release all keys.

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Windows XP

Special install instructions for this platform:

 PC sarcasm punctuation instructions

  • Press and hold the ALT key.
  • Press the 0, 1, 6, and 1 keys on your number pad.
  • Release all keys.

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Windows Vista

 PC sarcasm instructions

  • Press and hold the ALT key.
  • Press the 1, 7, and 3 keys on your number pad.
  • Release all keys.

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Mac

Not supported by SarcMark®—but fully supported by Open Sarcasm!

sarcasm punctuation instructions

Special install instructions for this platform:

  • Press and hold the ALT or OPTION key.
  • Press the 1 key.
  • Release both keys.

iPhone

Not supported by SarcMark®—but fully supported by Open Sarcasm!

iphone sarcasm punctuation instructions


Special install instructions for this platform:

  • Use the “123″ button to switch to the numbers view on your keypad.
  • Press and hold the ! key until the option for ¡ pops up to the right.
  • Move your finger over the ¡ to select it, then release the key.

Android

Not supported by SarcMark®—but fully supported by Open Sarcasm!

Special install instructions for this platform:

  • Switch to the numbers view on your keypad.
  • Press and hold the ! key until the option for ¡ pops up.
  • Move your finger over the ¡ to select it, then release the key.

Palm

Not supported by SarcMark®—but fully supported by Open Sarcasm!

Special install instructions for this platform:

  • Press and hold the SYM key.
  • Press the J key.
  • Release both keys.

Applications Supported on all Platforms

The following applications are supported on all platforms!

Email:

  • Outlook 2007, 2003
  • Outlook Express
  • Gmail—in any browser! (not supported cross-browser by SarcMark®)
  • Yahoo Mail—in any browser! (not supported cross-browser by SarcMark®)
  • Hotmail—in any browser! (not supported by SarcMark®)

Word Processing

  • MS Word 2007, 2003
  • OpenOffice Writer 2.4, 3.1

Instant Messaging

Unlike SarcMark®, you don’t have to worry about whether or not your interlocutor has installed special software. Write ¡ whenever you want and your friends will see it, no matter what their system configuration!

  • Google Talk
  • AIM
  • Yahoo Messenger
  • MSN Messenger (not supported by SarcMark®)
  • Adium (not supported by SarcMark®)
  • iChat (not supported by SarcMark®)

Presentations

  • MS PowerPoint 2007, 2003
  • OpenOffice Impress 2.4, 3.1
  • iWork Keynote 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0 (not supported by SarcMark®)

Publishing

  • MS Publisher 2007, 2003

Other

  • MS Excel 2007, 2003
  • MS Access 2007, 2003
  • OpenOffice Math 2.4, 3.1
  • OpenOffice Calc 2.4, 3.1
  • OpenOffice Draw 2.4, 3.1
  • OpenOffice Base 2.4, 3.1

Social Networking:

  • Myspace—in any browser! (not supported cross-browser by SarcMark®)
  • Facebook (not supported by SarcMark®)
  • Friendster (not supported by SarcMark®)

5 Proclamations From the People on Platforms Supported

Comrade Joe
March 21, 2010

Technically, iWork Only runs on a mac. oh and since you can use the “¡” in iWork Keynote Couldn’t you use it in the other ones!

Comrade Palmic User
March 30, 2010

For palm, you have to type ! then press the alt key, then tap on the ¡

Comrade OpenSarcasm
March 30, 2010

Thanks, Comrade Palmic! Another Comrade gave us the other instructions. I will update with yours as an alternate.

Comrade Balzac
July 26, 2010

So how would one get this to display with linux?

Comrade OpenSarcasm
July 26, 2010

Comrade Balzac, one of our Linux-using Comrades tweeted this instruction: “On KDE 4, enable “international” keyboard, use “left alt + !” to get ¡” He also sent us this link: link for enabling more keyboards on KDE 3 which should work, too (corresponds to Kubuntu 8 and 9) http://bit.ly/dkOVZe

Leave a proclamation, comrade.

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