Re: Character-mode charmap applet
|From:||Garth Wallace <gwalla@...>|
|Date:||Friday, March 14, 2003, 7:48|
John Cowan wrote:
> Here is a trivial but convenient program for people who are using X terminal
> windows (like me) with the U.S. ASCII-only keyboard (like me). By holding
> down the right-hand Alt key you can get the non-ASCII Latin-1 characters, but
> the scheme is non-mnemonic.
> In Windows you can use the charmap applet or the U.S. International keyboard
> (I switch between U.S. and U.S. International when I'm on Windows). The
> utterly trivial Perl program I've attached prints out the Latin-1 characters
> in a sensible order, with their hex equivalents. Each character is surrounded
> by two whitespaces so that it will go into the X selection if you double
> click on it, and you can then paste it anywhere using the middle mouse button.
> The program is meant to be run in an Xterm window or the equivalent.
> (Non-X folks, please excuse all this.)
> Anyway, some of you may find it handy.
Very handy, thank you! I'd been hunting for some sort of documentation
on how to get extended characters in X Windows...