You can actually only use the "ALT Codes" for one code page, or for Unicode
(which will cover all of those characters). There is no mechanism for
changing which code page is the system's default that does not require a
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Toor, Indie" <email@example.com>
To: "'Asmus Freytag'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Michael (michka) Kaplan"
Cc: "unicode List" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 12:48 AM
Subject: RE: ALT Codes for Accession Countries
> This would be for Translators who work on documents from many countries
> plus the other countries mentioned below).
> So how can I use Latin-1, 2 and 5 all together (using the ALT Codes would
> not be a problem). These Translators are already familiar with the ALT
> for Latin-1.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Asmus Freytag [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday 25 June 2002 06:53
> To: Michael (michka) Kaplan
> Cc: unicode List
> Subject: Re: ALT Codes for Accession Countries
> At 11:11 AM 6/24/02 -0700, you wrote:
> >Actually, its mainly just a matter of writing a Unicode application. The
> >rest will take care of itself (they can install keyboards and such to
> >characters as needed -- no ALT codes required but they will work just
> >if you use them).
> I believe what the submitter asked for may have been a *single* layout
> allows access to *all* of Latin-2 and 5, just like the 'international'
> keyboard allows access to all of Latin-1.
> In many situations it's *much* more handy to have the ability to quickly
> enter any of the characters in a geographical area, instead of trying to
> remember which language it's in and where in the world the keyboard for
> that particular language places that particular key.
> This is especially useful for people who do maintenance work, or who work
> in trans-national institutions where they encounter and have to deal with,
> or maintain texts in many different languages on a constant basis.
> For an individual translator, on the other hand, who normally works in
> one language, switching to a national keyboard may be the answer --
> although, that can depend on how easy it is to type ASCII, for example for
> non-GUI editing of HTML and similar 'languages'. Some national layouts
> that quite awkward, actually.
> >Michael Kaplan
> >Trigeminal Software, Inc. -- http://www.trigeminal.com/
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Toor, Indie" <email@example.com>
> >To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >Sent: Monday, June 24, 2002 10:39 AM
> >Subject: ALT Codes for Accession Countries
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > At the ECB we use Windows NT 4 Workstation. We have a Translation
> > > that wishes the use of the special characters for the countries
> > > below:
> > >
> > > * Bulgarian
> > > * Czech
> > > * Estonian
> > > * Hungarian
> > > * Lithuanian
> > > * Latvian
> > > * Maltese
> > > * Polish
> > > * Romanian
> > > * Slovak
> > > * Slovene (Slovenian)
> > > * Turkish
> > >
> > > Is there a way I can configure NT 4 Workstation to allow the use of
> > > special ALT Codes for the above.
> > >
> > > Not sure if I need to install any additional software or just a matter
> > > downloading additional ALT Codes and configuring the Registry.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > > Indie Toor
> > > > NT Desktop Support
> > > > DG Information Systems
> > > > EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK
> > > > * +44 7092 258154
> > > > * +49 69 1344.6848
> > > > * Indie.Toor@ecb.int
> > > >
> > >
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