[SWLUG] Typing accents and special characters

Philip Barnes phil at trig222.f9.co.uk
Sun May 23 20:00:18 UTC 2004

On Sunday 23 May 2004 19:39, 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.
© is on Alt Gr+Shift+C, there are loads of other characters on Alt Gr and Alt 
Gr shift. They work in kmail and Open Office at least.

There is a unicode character map under accessories in gnome, but I can imagine 
that would be painful

HTH Phil

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