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A rapid way to type funny characters from Scalaz?

Is there any easy and fast way to type the funny characters (like ⊛, ≟, ∘, ∨ etc) from Scalaz? (I am using Ubuntu 9.04)
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Character map Utility for Mac? [closed]

I want to type some special character like heart, Ohm sign , in Windows, I could be able to copy these from character map easily, is there any utility alike Windows Character map for Mac ?
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Virus behaviour but couldn't find any virus on Windows 7

I found a strange virus-like behaviour on my PC running Windows 7. I'm not able to type properly with my keyboard. Sometimes it won't respond, and some other times it adds characters indefinitely to ...
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CSV opens in OpenOffice but adds slashes?

Trying to open a CSV in open office - but it alters the data. Here is the the CSV in its raw format (opened in Notepad); 10-1001,product name 1, 10-1001-020,product name 2, 10-1001-030,product name ...
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Key for 'ë' , e with a diaeresis, in windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you type Unicode characters using hexadecimal codes? Is it possible to generate this symbol 'ë' i.e. e with a diaeresis from the keyboard in windows?
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Bind/map Character to alt+[some key]?

OS: Ubuntu In programming and various terminal programs (Screen, Vim) the [, ], { and } tends to be used a lot. I'm using a Norwegian keyboard where these are placed such that I have to stretch my ...
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How can I stop the Character Viewer from appearing every time OS X asks me for a password?

This is new behaviour in OS X 10.6: when I get keychain dialog boxes asking me for my password or to approve use of my keychain, the Character Viewer appears over top. I don't want to disable the ...
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How do straight quotes become curved quotes when copying from a web page to a text editor?

I copied some code from a web page and into my text editor. The double quote characters changed to this: <iframe src=“http://www.yahoo.com” style=“width:500px; height:500px;” ...
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Insert Unicode characters via the keyboard?

I am familiar with inserting an ASCII character into a text document by using 'Alt+ASCII code' on the NumPad keys (e.g. Alt+130 inserts an é character). Is there a similar way to insert a Unicode ...
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1/2 key on MacOSX?

I need the key 1/2 (one-half) but I can't find it on my mac keyboard. My keyboard is a Danish Mac keyboard.
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How do you type Unicode characters using hexadecimal codes?

This is in Windows, but answers for other operating systems can be handy to others. Most guides say something to the effect of "hold down the Alt key and type in the code on the keypad". This works ...