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Re: Question about "do"

From:Carlos Thompson <chlewey@...>
Date:Wednesday, July 30, 2003, 3:15
Roger Mills wrote:

> An absolutely trivial and rather OT question-- when handwriting Spanish
> French too for that matter), does one usually write the acento agudo from > bottom to top (up-stroke), or from top to bottom (down-stroke)?? (I
> the Fr. grave is always a down-stroke, otherwise you'd be pushing the pen > against the grain of the paper [unless you're a leftie?]). n-tilde, of > course, is often just a straight line over the n.
I usualy draw my acutes bottom to top. The drawing is usually left to right for either acutes, graves, breves, circunflexes, tildes, macrons, etc. Vertical strokes would be top to bottom, as I sometimes did my umlauds; rings, like o-es are couterclockwise from the top. -- Carlos Th