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Re: Environment for Perl6 Unicode

by tobyink (Abbot)
on Feb 07, 2013 at 16:08 UTC ( #1017687=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Environment for Perl6 Unicode

Gnome Terminal is certainly Unicode-aware. What you probably want to do to make it easier to type characters not on your keyboard is to set up a compose key. That is, you sacrifice one of your keys to be used to compose interesting characters. (Personally I use Caps Lock for this purpose, as I find I never use Caps Lock for typing capitals.)

Once you have a compose key set up, you just hit Compose, then "<", then "<", and you get "". Or hit Compose, then "a", then "^", and you get "". There are all kinds of useful characters you can type with a compose key.

package Cow { use Moo; has name => (is => 'lazy', default => sub { 'Mooington' }) } say Cow->new->name

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Re^2: Environment for Perl6 Unicode
by daxim (Chaplain) on Feb 14, 2013 at 10:03 UTC

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