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Why do I get “ń” instead of “ñ” when typing Alt code?

I'm learning Spanish and I just type the Alt code of ñ character. It should be Alt+0241 or Alt+241, but when I type that I get a ń. I'm using a Windows 7, Hungarian version. It is really annoying. ...
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How to type a minus char in Windows, or why do Alt-Codes produce different chars in different programs?

I got stuck with a problem with Alt-codes. I frequently need to enter the minus sign in my texts. My company uses Excel, PowerPoint and Word to exchange texts. Therefore I need to be able to type the ...
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Cannot use Alt code for Unicode character insertion any more

I've been using the Alt code for the ellipsis, 8230, for some time now, in several applications. A few days ago it stopped working, and & is displayed instead of … when pressing Alt+8+2+3+0 (on ...
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Create an em-dash in Windows 7

I would like to create an em-dash aka — I know using ALT Codes in Windows I can hold down ALT and type 0151 But my issue is on my laptop (a Dell Vostros 3555) it doesn't work! I am running ...
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How can I type Alt codes without a 10-key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to input special characters w/o numpad? On keyboards without the 10-key numeric pad, is it possible to type alt-key codes? I know some laptops have a 10-key overlay ...