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Anyone know how to correctly input the ALT characters codes? In Windows it's as simple as ALT + <code> and you get your special character, but that doesn't work in Linux. I googled it and apparently if you go crtl + shift + u and then the code while still holding the crtl and shift keys should give you the character, but it always gives me wrong characters. Are the codes the same in Linux as in Windows, because I have a list of ALT character codes that I used to use on Windows, but the codes give me completely different results in Linux.

Edit: Never mind. Found it.
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You might save someone else if you post how you did it...
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In Gnome at least, there is a little app. called "Character Map" that has all the codes for special characters. And yes, they are different than the Windows ones. To use them you need to press in conjunction crtl + shift + u and then input the code while still holding down the crtl + shift keys. Ex.



crtl + shift + u --> crtl + shift + <00d6> = Ö
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That really didn't help at all...

I know the Alt codes in windows not in linux...


@ Melcar...Thank you...
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