[TriLUG] Re: Typing umlauts on an english keyboard
olly at lfix.co.uk
Mon Aug 27 13:28:19 EDT 2001
Andrew Perrin wrote:
>Okay folks - I've been searching with no luck on this, so would appreciate
>some advice. I need to type some German texts, which means umlauts over
>some o/O, a/A, and u/U characters, and preferably the beta-like character
>"doppel-s". I've tried:
>xmodmap -e "keycode 38 = a A adiaeresis Adiaeresis"
>and it doesn't complain, but it also doesn't do anything. What do people
>do for this case?
Using vim as the editor, I can type Ctrl-k U " or Ctrl-k u "
:dig shows all currently-defined digraphs.
Oliver Elphick Oliver.Elphick at lfix.co.uk
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