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Is there any utility/method to change Windows key bindings to type rare chars to currently empty bindings?

I'm currently typing this post with my windows XP machine and (Spanish) keyboard, and I'd like to add some extra symbols to my text. I could open the "char map" windows utility, look for the desired ...
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Italian keyboard: entering the tilde (~) and backtick (`) characters without changing keyboard layout

Here is what the layout of an Italian keyboard looks like: As you can see, the curly braces, which are absolutely necessary to write code in any of C, C++, JavaScript, Java, Objective C, and ...
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How do I type the backtick / Grave accent character on a (UK) Windows 8 touch keyboard?

How do I type backtick (i.e. `) on a Windows 8 touch keyboard? This is a similar question to How do I type the tick and backtick characters on Windows? but the answer there covers real physical ...
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How to type _capitalized_ Czech accented characters with a Czech Programmers' Keyboard

Not long ago I started the following thread on how to write Czech with a standard US ASCII keyboard on Windows 7: Writing Czech with US ASCII keyboard on Windows 7 where I was able to ask the ...
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How to type Czech characters on Windows 7 using CS language with US International Keyboard input mode

I am running Windows 7. I have an Italian keyboard which I keep configured as a US keyboard (I know the positions of characters on my keyboard by heart and use it as though it were a US keyboard ...
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Keyboard Alt key horribly inconsistent

I have two keyboards plugged into my computer, a Rosewill RK-11003 via USB and a Dell QuietKey RT7D5TJW via PS/2. Each computer works on its own, I was dissatisfied with the Rosewill for coding so I ...
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How to type a caron char with querty keyboard?

How to type a Caron char with querty keyboard? I really need a blank space with this carot. I used the following instructions with no success. The oposite char, the Carot is on printed on my keyboard ...
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Short code keys for special language characters

So I am on Windows XP 64-bit and I don't know what I did at install but it's pretty nice. I can do: ~n ~a ~o for ñ ã õ 'o for ó "o for ö `o for ò ^o for ô etcetc. But how did this feature get ...
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Hidden characters inserted after pipe (|) followed by a space

Very often, on my Mac, when I use the pipe (|) character followed by a space character, an invincible character will be inserted in between. This is especially annoying when using the terminal, as it ...
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How do I write the ~ character on a mac with a Spanish keyboard?

I can't find any way to write ~ on a Mac. So every time I need it I have to copy paste it from somewhere. I am using a Spanish keyboard, so maybe that is the issue.
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Cannot type backquote or backtick in xterm

Ubuntu 10.10, XTerm(261), Keyboard layout = Canadian Somehow, the backquote (backtick = `) character can't be input does not get entered in XTerm. I type it and nothing happens. The cursor does not ...
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Mac option+number keyboard characters no longer working

Normally, option + 8 creates a bullet point; option + 2 creates a TM; etc. However, on my Mac, option + 0…9 does nothing. Other diacritics & chars using the option key work fine. It ...
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Is there any way to type the symbol for the Mac CMD key?

I would like to be able to use the symbol for CMD in a document, without requiring an image. Obviously, if the display font doesn't support it there'll be a problem, but given that it's in a document ...
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Typing strange letters¿ w/o numpad?

How do i type ♣ (alt+5) and ♥ (alt+259) and other characters like it on a keyboard w/o a numberpad? using the numbers 1-9-0 doesnt activate those characters. Note i want to TYPE and not use that ...