[freetds] Moving from protocol TDS 4.2 to 7.0 -> French char acters problem

Lowden, James K LowdenJK at bernstein.com
Thu Apr 3 10:36:29 EST 2003


> From: ZIGLIO Frediano [mailto:Frediano.Ziglio at vodafoneomnitel.it]
> Sent: April 3, 2003 10:19 AM
> 
> I create a table with some varchar accent

Freddy, 

As an English speaker and US resident, I use a keyboard with no accented
characters on it.  When I want to type the occasional Swedish word, I use
"dead keys" in X, beginning with ctrl-shift-T (in my setup) followed by a
two-character sequence that yields the letter I want.  To get 'å', I type
'^Ta*'.  

The programs I use with freetds, tsql and sqsh (and freebcp), aren't X
programs and don't let me use dead keys, so I don't have a good way to enter
"unusual" letters.  

Do you have any suggestion for me, apart from new hardware or remapping my
keyboard?  

(I think I'm only a little off topic?)

--jkl


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