What is the shortcut to insert special characters in OpenOffice? In MS Word we type Alt-0-1-8-8 to insert krutidev10. This shortcut is very important for us to be able to work quickly.
You can enter unicode codepoints by pressing Ctrl-Shift-u and then the codepoint you want to use. So if you type Ctrl-Shift-u 0 1 8 8, you will see an underlined
Alternatively, you may want to check out the compose key, which will probably let you type faster. (System -> Preferences -> Keyboard -> Layouts -> Options -> Compose Key, select a key to use, then press Close, and type in the test box to see how it works. E.g. Compose ' c will produce
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alt key codes on Ubuntu 10.04 doesn't work [closed]
The answer was:
See this askubuntu.com/questions/32764/using-alt-keycode-for-accents. It answers your question. – Luke