Re: How to use the Compose key?
Ana Silva <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Sorry if my question is too sily but what is a compose Key?
> Is it for acentuation ?
Yes, in most cases.
You can compose a character using other characters with the compose
key. For example, you can get ö (the german umlaut o just in case you
have problems displaying this character) by using Compose " o, or æ
(the ae ligature) by typing Compose a e.
> The reason i'm asking this is because I thought it was to
> acentuate words and when i tryed to make the .inputrc file it didn't work
I have the following flags in my inputrc set:
set meta-flag on
set output-meta on
set convert-meta off
See the readline(3) manpage for more information about the meaning of
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