>On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 2:50 AM, Luna <for...@gimpusers.com> wrote:
>> HI, sorry but I am wondering how I can get those additional characters in
the
>> fonts to work on my Gimp 2.6.  I've tried the ATL with the number codes
for
>> the certain fonts I tried this with and got nothing but a binking cursor
to
>> show for the attempt. The ATL[code] works in Windows, so I know the font
has
>> these other things [like the British Pound sign, little happy faces, etc]
>> I've used Gimp for a few months now and have yet to get the ATL key to
work
>> for this particular feature. I've downloaded fonts from daFont and other
sites
>> like it, so there are lots of fonts with bonus non-letter stuff I really
want
>> to be able to use in artwork.
>> Can any one give me some help in finding out what I'm doing wrong??
>> Thank you  :)
>
>
>hi Luna-- you should use the  "gucharmap"  app, and use it alongside
>GIMP to Copy the special charaters (and paste them on the text
>editor).
>
>It is easy to use, and allow access to the full range of unicode
>characters - well beyond the 0-255 codes allowed by alt+code on
>windows.
>
>If gucharmap is not installed already, just use your preferred method
>of installing packages for your Linux: it is available for any desktop
>distribution.
>
>   js
>  -><-
>
>>
>> --
>> Luna (via www.gimpusers.com)
>> 

 I've not heard of this "gucharmap" app thing, and I don't know what "Linux"
is either.
I'm not very Techno-savvy so I don't undertand what you've just said. But
thanks for replying and trying to help :)

-- 
Luna (via www.gimpusers.com)
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