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Re: euro symbol on konsole screen



Anne Wilson wrote:

>> I'm running Fedora-5, with KDE-3.5.4 .
>> IIRC, AltGr-e used to produce the euro symbol,
>> but if so it no longer does so.
>>
>> Any advice or suggestions gratefully receive.
>>
> AltGr-4 does it on my UK setup.

I should have mentioned that AltGr-4 just produces a normal 4 on my screen.

In fact the only unusual characters produced by AltGr-anything
are AltGr-e, which produces a curious looking character
like a circle in a square, and AltGr-c which produces a cent sign.

I looked at the Euro-Char-Support mini-HOWTO
at <www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Euro-Char-Support/index.html>
but found this almost - in fact completely - useless.

It says, for example,
----------------------------------
Check that the file /usr/share/keymaps/include/euro.inc.gz includes lines

altgr keycode  18 = currency
altgr keycode  46 = cent
----------------------------------
whereas I have no directory /usr/share/keymaps/include
or indeed any file including euro.inc in its name.

Its complete reference to KDE reads:
----------------------------------
5.1. KDE

Change the font setting in KControl to ISO-8859-15.
----------------------------------

Assuming that KControl is the same as the Control Centre
I can find nowhere that I could change any font setting to ISO-8859-15.

Surely there must be a short and simple article somewhere
which explains what to do to get the euro symbol in Fedora?
I googled for "Fedora euro symbol" but found nothing useful.


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