How to use Special Characters?(Alt Codes) w/o numpad key 12-12-2014 06:33 PM – last edited on 12-13-2014 03:07 PM by NateS Usually you would hold the alt key and use the num pad keys to enter the number codes, then release the alt to get the special character.
Re: How to use Special Characters?(Alt Codes) w/o numpad key 08-03-2016 07:08 PM As has been said, there is no way to use Alt + number pad codes with many modern Lenovo laptops, as there is no number pad emulation functionality on the keyboard (it isn’t just NumLock that is missing – there is no emulation of the number pad at all).
Then press and hold the ALT key, While keeping ALT key pressed type the code for the symbol that you want and release the ALT key. Unicode codes can not be typed. Codes can be used within HTML, Java..etc programming languages. To use them in facebook, twitter, textbox or elsewhere just follow the instructions at top.
If your keyboards has two Alt keys (rather than an AltGr key), you can make this work with the right Alt key as well. It suffices to remove all < characters. The line <!+::NumpadAdd is only needed if you want to type Unicode characters using hexadecimal codes. How to use. Download and install the latest version of AutoHotkey. Save the above script as numpad.ahk, using your favorite text editor.
This can be achieved with an AutoHotkey script.
How it works. 10I tried the Unicode IME, and it works. Now I have to remember all the codepoints.
Unicode IME for Windows XP.
You need to open the appropriate part of Control-Panel, In WIn-7 it is something like.
Open Control Panel.
Choose Region and Language.
Choose Keyboards and Languages,
click Change Keyboards.
Select Keyboard.Best answer · 1
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To type a special character, using an Alt keyboard sequence: Ensure that the Num Lock key has been pressed, to activate the numeric key section of the keyboard. Press the Alt key, and hold it down.
True ASCII is only 7 bit, so the range is 0 to 127. IBM extended it to 8 bits and added more characters. To type these characters you merely have to hold down an ALT key, type the numeric value of the character, then release the ALT key.
Alt Code symbols on Laptop keyboard Guide on making symbols by using Alt codes on laptop keyboard. Article shows where are number pad keys on laptops located and describes how to type Alt codes using it. You’ll know how to do Alt-key codes on a laptop after reading this.
I cannot make my notebook do alt codes. I already tried to use: left/right Alt key, type codes with/without proceeding 0, holding Fn + Alt together, hold Alt then numbers with NumLock on, and even Alt with alphanumeric digits – in all possible combinations.
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How to use Alt Codes for Special Characters, and Symbols. Hold down the ALT key (left alt key). Type the alt code(you should use the numbers on the keypad, not the ones on top row) for the special character or symbol you want to get and release the ALT key. Example 1.