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Re: Thoughts on Exegesis 7

by gmax (Abbot)
on Feb 28, 2004 at 19:59 UTC ( #332518=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Thoughts on Exegesis 7

How on earth are you supposed to make those characters in vi, anyways?!?

Using vim in any operating system, you can generate those special charachers with the so called "digraphs":

CTRL-K <<
and
CTRL-K >>

For an explanation, and for more strange characters, look at vim's help

:h :digraphs :h digraph-table

You know, we speakers of exotic languages (with strange characters such as accented vowels) need to learn those tricks. :-)

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Re: Re: Thoughts on Exegesis 7
by theorbtwo (Prior) on Feb 28, 2004 at 20:17 UTC

    Where K, of course, stands for Kompose.

    It's worth noting that on at least the german keymap, and are available on altgr-y and altgr-x.


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