[Ilugc] Rupee Symbol
- From: mohan.tux@xxxxxxxxx (Mohan Sundaram)
- Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2016 15:52:30 +0530
On Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 2:57 PM, Mohan Sundaram <mohan.tux at gmail.com> wrote:
On Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 4:55 AM, Sahasranaman M S <sahasr at naman.ms> wrote:
On Tuesday 02 February 2016 10:39 PM, Arun Khan wrote:
I guess, the question is about how to have the ? symbol mapped to a key.
So when you "type" that key, it will output the ? symbol just like the
$ on an US keyboard.
I guess on most machines, if we have English (India) keyboard
installed, the right Alt + 4 is the ? sign. Just like Shift + 4 is the
Came across this
I was looking for a Xmodmap example to use this symbol in Writer.
I use awesome as my window manager and not gnome. Thus I use
setxkbmap/xmodmap. Getting the rupee symbol in writer and other such apps
was a pain but I never bothered till I saw this. I have used xmodmap to set
up my modifier keys as per my liking in awesome.
On my keyboard, F11 (keycode 95) and F12(keycode 96) were not use for any
purpose. I set up F12 to give me the rupee symbol by mapping it
You can test it in a terminal as under:
$ xmodmap -e "keycode 96 = U20B9 U20B9 "
After this, through the session, F12 will give you the rupee symbol. To
make it permanent, you will need to make this entry in the ./Xmodmap file.
-- Mohan Sundaram
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