Alt+xxx characters

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Wed May 7 08:49:36 UTC 2008

2008/5/5 Riana Carstens <carstensr at>:
> I have a Dell Latitude notebook, but cannot get special characters by
> using the Alt + xxx keys. I read a lot, got advice but no joy.
> Anybody out there to help me??

What special characters do you want? What is your keyboard character
map? You likely need to configure the proper character map.

Dotan Cohen

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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