From: Kevin Dobey (kevin.dobey at domain trintech.com)
Date: Wed 01 Sep 1999 - 17:08:55 IST
Now that *IS* cleaver !!
I had noticed that too but never paid much notice or knew what it was for.
However how do you get the e e acute (or what ever it's called) with out
doing alt 130 ?
So is that one of those weird cases where we can change that "problem" in
the subject line to say
"feature" ? :)
Kevin - Not near as anti-MS as some people. (Shut up Lyda!)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Breathnach, Proinnsias(Dublin) [mailto:breatpro at domain MLE.CO.UK]
> Sent: 01 September 1999 16:45
> To: 'Paul Jakma'
> Cc: 'ILUG'
> Subject: RE: [ILUG] [OT] weird windows problem
> 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
> want :o)
> > -----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
> > press
> > another key! ie:
> > key pressed output
> > `
> > s `s
> > this happens in every application in windows (outlook,
> netscape, word,
> > etc).
> > 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
> > odditiy
> > unique to that PC, but it happens on another PC aswell..
> > ta,
> > Paul Jakma
> > Compaq EOMC
> > Eastpoint, Dublin.
> > paul.jakma at domain compaq.com
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