Re: accented characters in text console
On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 09:25:00 -0500, hvw59601 wrote:
> Unfortunately as I indicated compose don't seem to work.
Indeed, AFAIK Compose only works in X. But you wrote:
> I want to enter accented characters in a text console (not in X!)
and everyone seems to have missed that.
I remember at least one method to enter accented characters in a text
console, it's the same as in Windows:
Keep Alt pressed while entering the decimal code in the numerical
For example, Alt + 246 produces ö. It works here (Wheezy).
Codes can be found in the manpage of iso-8859-1.
There are probably better ways, but I don't remember them at the moment.