The same tradition has variations in Windows. I recall the leading zero means ANSI code page. I thought I recall a way to give more digits and specify Unicode, but I can't find it on Google.


Timothy S. Nelson |Perl 6| wrote:
On Fri, 29 May 2009, John M. Dlugosz wrote:

Ah yes, on the PC historically you hold down the ALT key and type the code with the numpad keys.

At least when I used it, this was a decimal, rather than hex number, and had to be preceded by a 0 (zero).

So if anyone is still on eg. Windows 98, this may be the way to go :).

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