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Re: [SLE] How do I make a pound sign?
  • From: Doug McGarrett <dmcgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2004 20:23:39 -0400
  • Message-id: <200407072023.39545.dmcgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 07 July 2004 20:13, BandiPat wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 July 2004 06:16 pm, Jim Sabatke wrote:
> > I've got a US keyboard (I do live there after all), but I
> > sometimes need to make the English currency sign. Can I do
> > this?
> > --
> > Jim Sabatke
> > Hire Me!! - See my resume at http://my.execpc.com/~jsabatke
>
> ***************
>
> Normally the US keyboard works for most things without changing any of
> the keyboard layouts as Leen suggested. With 9.1 though, I had to do
> some searching to get the special characters I had become accustomed to
> in previous versions.
> You can find all your "Compose" keys/special characters in the file
> here: /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/locale/iso8859-15/Compose
>
/snip/
suppose I don't _have_ a right Win key? Which I don't. I have an old IBM
keyboard which beats anything they sell today. Noisy but nice!
--doug

> To activate them, all that is needed is to press the right shift key &
> right Win key together (multi-key) then the key combination.
>
> ₤ = pound, multi-key + L + =
> € = euro, multi-key + E + =

Do you mean you need the plus signs, and the = or not?
Assuming I have a work-around for not having useless Win keys. . . .


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>
> You get the picture. ;o)
>
> Lee
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