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comp.windows.x Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 2/7
Section - 34) How can I use characters above ASCII 127 in xterm ?

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	In order to use special characters such as the o-umlaut, you need to
"stty pass8" (you may need "stty -parenb -istrip cs8" on strictly-POSIX
systems) but also to use a charcell ISO8859 font, such as
	XTerm*font:     -*-*-medium-r-normal-*-*-130-*-*-c-*-iso8859-1
	XTerm*boldfont: -*-*-bold-r-normal-*-*-130-*-*-c-*-iso8859-1 
[The family is intentionally unspecified in this example.]

In addition, you may want to set this in your shell:
	setenv LC_CTYPE iso_8859_1

	For a given character above 127, you can determine the key to use with
the Alt modifier by finding the equivalent character below 127 (try using `man
ascii`). For example, o-umlaut (v) is Alt-v and the section character (') is
Alt-'.

[thanks to Greg Holmberg (greg%thirdi@uunet.uu.net) and Stephen Gildea
(gildea@x.org); 6/92]

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