Occasionally, I want to insert unicode characters in Microsoft Office via PlayOnLinux as Wine application.

This both does not work in Office. Is there an easy way to insert unicode characters (mainly greek)?

  • try setting your keyboard to an "international" layout like the us layout variants intl or altgr-intl and/or setting a Compose key. i've not tried with MS Office but most unicode-aware windows tools i've used via wine have accepted characters with both AltGr and Compose entry methods. see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AltGr_key and en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compose_key ... your default compose sequences can be found in /usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8/Compose. – quixotic Dec 8 '17 at 13:47

You can insert any symbol using the Symbol window. The button Symbol (to show the window) is in the Insert tab. This way works for Microsoft Word. If it's needed to add any symbol to another application - you can copy and paste symbols.

Symbol window

There is the Character code field where you can enter the symbol code what you want to insert.

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