keyboard special characters (was New Programs for Hardy?)

(=?utf-8?q?=60=60-=5F-=C2=B4=C2=B4?=) -- Fernando ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Sun Jan 6 22:49:01 UTC 2008


On Saturday 05 January 2008 06:12:58 Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> Maybe I'm missing something, but all you have to do, if you're using a US
> English keyboard and want to type special characters, is enable US English
> International with Dead Keys in the keyboard settings, then add the keyboard
> switcher applet to your panel.  If you click on it, it goes to international
> mode.  AltGr (the right alt) + n gets ñ, AltGr+a gets á, AltGr+e gets é,
> AltGr+s gets ß, AltGr+u gets ú...and if you want ü you hit shift+" before
> typing the u (to get a plain ", hit AltGr while you press it).

Thanks for that tip... even dough I'm using a PT keyboard setting, some of the generated keys may come in handy, and I didnt know about that trick.

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