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Old 06-20-2007, 01:56 PM   #1
pidg30n
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Ascii key combination?


My question:
In windows, there is a way to type most any character that is not on a standard keyboard, for example

These ascii chars can be made by holding ALT while pressing a few numbers on the numpad.

is ALT+168

I use some of these obscure characters in my passwords, so having this function in linux is completely necessary. I have been getting by with google searches and copy+paste... but it is far less efficient.

Any ideas?
Thanks :-)
 
Old 06-20-2007, 04:09 PM   #2
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I looked into a while back and never got anything. My only thought is adding some keymap option to say alt-ctrl-F12 equals the character needed. This would be done in the non gui level. Just my idea of how to do but not sure where to start.

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