Character shortcuts

Chad Perrin perrin at
Sat Mar 12 23:36:19 UTC 2011

On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 02:07:59PM -0600, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> Dear FreeBSD experts,
> There has been something that I find hard to do, I would like to find
> a CTRL + KEY combination, or ALT + KEY combination to input special
> characters like (ñ)  [ALT + 164 or ALT + 0241 in Mr. Gates OS].
> accents other symbols like copyright, euro, etc.  I would like to do
> the same(have a special key combination) to get the characters in
> FreeBSD too, but googling have not found something that works.  I even
> tried to run a litte program in the shell to generate the characters
> to use for cutting + pasting to no avial.

I wrote this about setting up a Compose key a while back:

    entering special characters in Xorg

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]
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