How to type special characters?

Simon Barner barner at
Sun May 4 11:52:11 PDT 2003


> I am able to type non-standard characters like the euro symbol (?) by
> holding down the ALT key and typing the relevent number (ie, 0128 for
> the euro) on the keypad. My problem is I do not have a keypad on my
> laptop and was wondering if there was an 'easy to use' alternative.

For the Euro symbol, I can offer you this article here

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