On Mon, 14 Oct 2002 14:25:09 +0100
Chris Hewitt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Phil Schwarzmann wrote:
> >I need users to be able to insert special characters (ö and ä) into a
> >text field.
> >Unfortunately, English-speaking people do not have these keys on their
> >keyboards. Currently, they are cutting and pasting these characters
> >into the text boxes.
> >I believe ASP can insert characters into text fields by pressing a form
> >button....can PHP do something like this?
> Nothing to do with the language used on a server, everything to do with
> the operating system the client uses. If your client computer runs MS
> Windows, holding down the "Alt"
"ALT" key? I don't think so.
The only way to type other language's characters is by switch the
keyboard layout (ALT-SHIFT, usually) so your keyboard inputs the ASCII
mapped to your keys. That's the only way. And, anyhow, it has nothing to
do with PHP at that point. It's client-side.
> key and pressing the ASCII number for
> the character wanted on the digits on the number pad will give the
> character. I'm afraid I don't know the equivalent if your client
> computers run linux (I'm sure there is one and its just my ignorance).
> I'd be interested to know the answer.
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