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 ( and ) 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.

Maxim Maletsky.

> 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.
> 
> HTH
> Chris
> 
> 
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