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How do I type extended characters on my laptop? On a desktop I get the extended characters using 0175. On teh laptop, the top numberic keys do nto return any values.

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  • ketan_rander Jul 14, 2009

    Thx. Any idea why the top keys would not work? Changing the num lock key back and forth is bit cumbersome.

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There should be a key on your laptop that enables NUMLOCK.
Some of the keys on the keyboard, on the right upper side, should also have numbers on them. When numlock is enabled, you can use the ALT code using these numbers, and it should work.
If not, please post back here and I'll find another solution for you.

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