From: Peter B. West (pbwest_at_powerup.com.au)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Sat, 08 Nov 2003 11:22:43 +1000
> Re: accented Spanish characters in Linux
> Kent Borg <email@example.com>
> Thu, 6 Nov 2003 17:33:49 -0500
> On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 02:24:00PM +0800, Didier Casse wrote:
>>If you have a US English Keyboard and you want to typeset those
>>accented Spanish Characters on your amsn or Licq, how do you do
> I recently asked about the same question. This is the answer I hit
> upon: run the command
> xmodmap -e "keysym Menu = Multi_key"
> Then use the menu key (has a picture of a menu mid-selection) as a
> "compose" key. So for an accented "e", press compose+', then press
> the "e". Try other combination for other characters. (Including yen
> symbol, US cents symbol, etc.) For inverted question mark and
> inverted exclamation point compose+? followed by ? or compose-!
> followed by !.
> I put the above line in my /etc/bashrc file, after the line that reads
> Good luck,
> -kb, the Kent who still doesn't know how to do a euro symbol.
Compose = e
works for me. Interestingly, Compose e = doesn't, and neither do
Compose c = or Compose = c, all of which are mentioned in
but don't make it into the Compose functionality. Beats me.
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