[SWLUG] To Bach characters

Toby Maxwell-Lyte Toby.Maxwell-Lyte at eazyweb.net
Wed Mar 22 17:07:34 UTC 2006

Neil Jones wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 16:24, Chris M. Jackson wrote:
>> On 3/22/06, Neil Jones <neil at nwjones.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>>> Can anyone please tell me how to type the Welsh "to bach" characters
>>> into my English language version of Open Office.
>> You probably want the magic Compose key (typically Shift+AltGr).
>> Pressing Compose-O-^ in sequence should do it in just about all X
>> apps.  Press in sequence - there is no need to hold down the Compose
>> chord.
> It works for aeiou but not w and y. 
> I still need to to stop my gowers tuning into men to tell the truth :-)
We've always had problems with y. In some cases with websites it's been necessary to resort to using a single graphic. The common alternative is to type y^. Not ideal though...

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