From: Breathnach, Proinnsias(Dublin) (breatpro at domain MLE.CO.UK)
Date: Wed 01 Sep 1999 - 16:45:09 IST
It's an international english character set thing ...
The idea is that you can enter the accented characters easily (not resorting
to ALT-133 for à for example)
You'll notice that the [Space] key works as well for the extra key :o)
You can fix it by setting your character set to English - Ireland if you
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Jakma [SMTP:Paul.Jakma at domain Digital.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 1999 4:40 PM
> To: 'ilug at domain linux.ie'
> Subject: [ILUG] [OT] weird windows problem
> i have a weird problem (computer problem... we won't get into the other
> ones): if i wan't to enter a "`" character it doesn't show up until i
> another key! ie:
> key pressed output
> s `s
> this happens in every application in windows (outlook, netscape, word,
> but is most annoying when i'm using a terminal and want to do command
> substition, eg i have to type:
> rpm -qf `which whatever`d[DEL key]
> all the time to get the second back-tick.
> any ideas anyone? It's windowsNT, at first i thought it was just an
> unique to that PC, but it happens on another PC aswell..
> Paul Jakma
> Compaq EOMC
> Eastpoint, Dublin.
> paul.jakma at domain compaq.com
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