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On Monday 14 October 2002 09:44 am, Maxim Maletsky scribbled:
> 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.

Yes, the ALT + ASCII number does work on windoze.
Try ALT + 0191.....

> 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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