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Re: [SLE] easy way to enter this symbol:¥
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 1 Oct 2006 02:30:56 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <1159669855.22038.6.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2006-09-30 at 18:21 -0800, John Andersen wrote:
> On Saturday 30 September 2006 15:58, Anders Johansson wrote:
> > ß really is a handwriting letter from the German Sütterlin "alphabet" or
> > handwriting style. It's sz rather than ss. Today it is used for ss, but
> > in spoken German it's still called sz
>
> Well the ss that I put in parens was to indicate the compose combination
> needed to generate it on my keyboard, not its spoken sound.
> I spoze it might be different if I had a German keyboard.

On a German keyboard it is a separate key

On a Swedish keyboard, it is AltGr+s



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