Character shortcuts

Antonio Olivares olivares14031 at
Sun Mar 13 02:32:53 UTC 2011

Chad & all,

On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 5:24 PM, Chad Perrin <perrin at> wrote:
> 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
This looks like a good way of inputting the characters.  I will give
it a try and report back after Spring Break :)

Thank you all for your input.  All of your comments are well taken and


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