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Re: euro symbol on konsole screen



On Sunday 17 September 2006 18:09, oldman wrote:
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> Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Sunday 17 September 2006 13:57, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> >> It's been more than a year since I did this and I
> >> don't recall where the keysyms came from but I did
> >> find a list that seems to work in part.
> >>
> >> For instance:
> >>
> >> /usr/bin/xmodmap -e 'keycode 115=oslash'
> >>
> >> produces      Ø  or ø  with the left hand Windows
> >> key shifted/unshifted.  Not sure about your "A" with
> >> the bar?
> >>
> >> See:   http://linux.kiefner.de/de-dvorak.xmodmap
> >
> > Ah - so 'keysyms' is the word I need to search on?  OK - there's a very
> > good list at http://www.tcl.tk/man/tcl8.3/TkCmd/keysyms.htm and it seems
> > that the character that I used as an example in my request for info is
> >
> > Atilde                             195     0x00c3
> >
> > There's also some useful reading at http://wiki.x.org/wiki/KeySyms
> >
> > Thanks for pointing me in the right direction
> >
> > Anne
>
> Anne
> I'm rather new at this accenting characters in linux, but I find that
> with right-Alt set as my composing key, selecting the RAlt-shift-Tilde
> and releasing them then typing the character I want accented (A in your
> case) works just fine, as does substituting double-quote for the Tilde
> to produce umlaut (Ö) or comma to get a cedilia ç. there are many others
> you can have fun experimenting!
>
> Scott

I don't get that on my KDE GB keyboard layout. I get "ă".  But, Right alt + 
the right square bracket key gives me a dead key for the "~", then releasing 
the keys and pressing "a", gives me "ã". 

Out of interest, which language uses a "ã"? I've seen the "ñ" in spanish.

Nigel.


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