Special character composition

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Thu Sep 25 01:24:16 BST 2003


Georges Giralt wrote:
> Hi !
> I'm looking at the way to compose special characters in Kde (like, for 
> example, the Spanish inverted exclamation mark) and have this mechanism 
> work for Kde applications (kmail for example) or non kde application 
> like Mozilla, or Open Office.
> How could I do that ? and how do I turn a key into "compose" ?

In your case, you could just switch to the Spanish keyboard and type:

	┬┐Que pasa?

But, it would be nice if there was a way to add special characters that 
aren't on the keyboard.  Without having to resort to: KCharSelect.  I would 
like if for math symbols.

It doesn't matter if it is a KDE application if you are changing the 
keyboard layout/keyboard action.  When you change the keyboard layout, you 
automatically get the "compose" keys.

--
JRT

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