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Re: Occasional texts in languages other than English

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On 2004-02-15 20:32, Bruce Miller wrote:

> I am looking for the simplest way to enter non-English characters from
> an English keyboard (e.g.å é û ). In Windows, it was never hard; there
> are few enough that I usually remembered the Alt+nnn keycode for the
> 437 and 850 codepages. For longer texts, the WordPerfect (Ctrl-w)
> function was also dead easy. Rarely, I switched to another keyboard
> layout and kept the layout diagram propped open in front of me.

add kcharselect to your panel it's made for this.

> What I am looking for is something comparable to the old ALt+nnn (where
> n is the numerical keypad) method. If there is nothing, I will switch
> keyboard layouts. I now keep that old Microsoft manual close to my,
> ouch, Linux computer.

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