How to choose special characters, revisited

Posted by Bob_Mesibov on Mar 24, 2019 5:57 PM EDT
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There's no euro symbol on my keyboard, but I can enter that character in any document or in my terminal with Ctrl + Shift + u +20ac. I can do the same with "umlaut a" (00e4) and "cedilla c" (00e7) and the degree symbol (00b0) and... Wait! Who am I kidding? There's no way I can remember all those Unicode code points. For this reason I wrote a script for quick and easy retrieval of my most-often-used special characters from a GUI.

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