[SWLUG] Typing accents and special characters

Dick Bain dick at towy71.uklinux.net
Sun May 23 19:57:33 UTC 2004

Neil Jones wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I need to type some accents and characters and cannot work out how to enter 
> them on my normal English keyboard. I am still  using the standard  English 
> version of my system BTW. I can change the menus around a bit but since my 
> telephone support to get it installed was from an Englishman friend I left it 
> for a while
> First I need to be able to type the accented welsh characters O^ A^ etc. i e 
> with the "to Bach" circumflex what ever on top.
> I also need to be able to type in the proper version of the Copyright symbol.
> Can anyone help?
> --
> Neil Jones- Neil at nwjones.demon.co.uk http://www.butterflyguy.com/
> "At some point I had to stand up and be counted. Who speaks for the
> butterflies?" Andrew Lees - The quotation on his memorial at Crymlyn Bog
> National Nature Reserve.
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you need to use OO.org writer and use insert>special characters
ôâôâôâ and then you can pick them out!
Alternatively you could install Mandrake 10 Official and designate a 
user as having a Welsh desktop anf Kwrite will even use a Welsh spell 

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