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euro symbol


anthony borg
 

Hi folks
Can anyone explain to me how to the type the euro sign using a qwerty
keybord or a laptop keyboard.
Thanks in advance

Anthony


Chris
 

In a edit field hold down the alt key then on your numeric keypad type 0128

 

That should produce the € sign

 

From: anthony borg
Sent: 03 January 2020 13:21
To: Anthony Borg
Subject: [nvda] euro symbol

 

Hi folks

Can anyone explain to me how to the type the euro sign using a qwerty

keybord or a laptop keyboard.

Thanks in advance

 

Anthony

 

 

 

 

 


Sarah k Alawami
 

If you do not have a num pad on your laptop then what do you do for that symbol?

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On 3 Jan 2020, at 5:40, Chris via Groups.Io wrote:

In a edit field hold down the alt key then on your numeric keypad type 0128

 

That should produce the € sign

 

From: anthony borg
Sent: 03 January 2020 13:21
To: Anthony Borg
Subject: [nvda] euro symbol

 

Hi folks

Can anyone explain to me how to the type the euro sign using a qwerty

keybord or a laptop keyboard.

Thanks in advance

 

Anthony

 

 

 

 

 


Ralf Kefferpuetz
 

Yes, also pressing the alt key right of your space bar in combination with the letter e will produce the euro sign

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Chris via Groups.Io
Sent: Freitag, 3. Januar 2020 14:40
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] euro symbol

 

In a edit field hold down the alt key then on your numeric keypad type 0128

 

That should produce the € sign

 

From: anthony borg
Sent: 03 January 2020 13:21
To: Anthony Borg
Subject: [nvda] euro symbol

 

Hi folks

Can anyone explain to me how to the type the euro sign using a qwerty

keybord or a laptop keyboard.

Thanks in advance

 

Anthony

 

 

 

 

 


Karmelo
 

Ralf and all,

 

I had to do ctrl, right alt key and the letter e to achieve the euro sign on my laptop.
Charles Borg

Sliema, Malta

E:

karm212@...


 

On Fri, Jan 3, 2020 at 11:12 AM, Ralf Kefferpuetz wrote:
Yes, also pressing the alt key right of your space bar in combination with the letter e will produce the euro sign
This must be on a European keyboard that has the ALT-Gr key at the right side, as on my US keyboard ALT+E, regardless whether using the left or right ALT key, gets me the Edit menu in most programs, but never types the Euro symbol.

For those who do not have a numeric keypad on their keyboards I'd suggest using the Windows built-in program Character Map.  You can use the search for field to search for a symbol by name.  Searching for Euro sign brings up only two characters, the Euro currency sign (which is not the Euro sign) and the Euro sign, which is named exactly that.  I haven't figured out whether there is a way to get the status line at the bottom to read the actual ALT plus digits key sequence one can use, but it does display.  Someone else may know that.  You can, however, select the character and copy it for pasting out of character map.  I often find myself doing just this for the degree symbol, as I never seem to recall the ALT plus digits shortcut for it and that character is not on my keyboard.
 
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Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.

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André
 

The keystroke  right-hand-side Alt plus letter E does not work with standard
qwerty keyboard layout, but it works for instance with the German qwertz
keyboard layout.
To my knoledge, the procedure with 'hold Alt and press 0128 on the
numpad' is the only universal procedure on Windows.
If you don't have a physical numpad, then usually pressing the Fn key
allows you to turn your laptop keyboard layout into a numpad, where
letter j corresponds to numpad 1, letter k to numpad 2, letter l to
numpad 3, letter u to numpad 4, letter i to numpad 5, letter o to numpad
6, number 7 to numpad 7, number 8 to numpad 8, number 9 to numpad 9, and
letter m to numpad 0.
Another alternative should be to use the international US keyboard
layout. But there I don"t know any details myself.
Best regards and a happy new year, Marti

--
Martin Wiemer

Grabensprung 185
12683 Berlin
Germany

Tel.: +49 178 715 66 76


George Bell <george@...>
 

For the benefit of anyone using an English (British) Keyboard layout, the Euro (€) can also be generated by holding down the right hand Alt key (Labelled “Alt Gr”) and pressing the number 4 on the top row.

 

George

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: 03 January 2020 16:38
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] euro symbol

 

On Fri, Jan 3, 2020 at 11:12 AM, Ralf Kefferpuetz wrote:

Yes, also pressing the alt key right of your space bar in combination with the letter e will produce the euro sign

This must be on a European keyboard that has the ALT-Gr key at the right side, as on my US keyboard ALT+E, regardless whether using the left or right ALT key, gets me the Edit menu in most programs, but never types the Euro symbol.

For those who do not have a numeric keypad on their keyboards I'd suggest using the Windows built-in program Character Map.  You can use the search for field to search for a symbol by name.  Searching for Euro sign brings up only two characters, the Euro currency sign (which is not the Euro sign) and the Euro sign, which is named exactly that.  I haven't figured out whether there is a way to get the status line at the bottom to read the actual ALT plus digits key sequence one can use, but it does display.  Someone else may know that.  You can, however, select the character and copy it for pasting out of character map.  I often find myself doing just this for the degree symbol, as I never seem to recall the ALT plus digits shortcut for it and that character is not on my keyboard.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.

         ~ Robert Frost, The Black Cottage (1914)

 

 


Ralf Kefferpuetz
 

Yes, I agree, but Charles gave the correct hint. I just tested it with US Win10 and US keyboard layout: control right-alt-E does the job.

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of André
Sent: Freitag, 3. Januar 2020 18:09
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] euro symbol

The keystroke right-hand-side Alt plus letter E does not work with standard qwerty keyboard layout, but it works for instance with the German qwertz keyboard layout.
To my knoledge, the procedure with 'hold Alt and press 0128 on the numpad' is the only universal procedure on Windows.
If you don't have a physical numpad, then usually pressing the Fn key allows you to turn your laptop keyboard layout into a numpad, where letter j corresponds to numpad 1, letter k to numpad 2, letter l to numpad 3, letter u to numpad 4, letter i to numpad 5, letter o to numpad 6, number 7 to numpad 7, number 8 to numpad 8, number 9 to numpad 9, and letter m to numpad 0.
Another alternative should be to use the international US keyboard layout. But there I don"t know any details myself.
Best regards and a happy new year, Marti

--
Martin Wiemer

Grabensprung 185
12683 Berlin
Germany

Tel.: +49 178 715 66 76


Ralf Kefferpuetz
 

Yup, you are right, that works with US layout as well, thanks for that

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Karmelo
Sent: Freitag, 3. Januar 2020 17:29
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] euro symbol

 

Ralf and all,

 

I had to do ctrl, right alt key and the letter e to achieve the euro sign on my laptop.
Charles Borg

Sliema, Malta

E:

karm212@...


André
 

Yeah, sorry. It was my mistake. But in fact Ctrl + Right Alt + E only
works from within Microsoft Word. At least on my PC it does not from
within Excel (I have version 2010), as well as Notepad, Thunderbird, and
probably most of the text editors. CtrlRight+Alt+E seems to be a
Word/specific hotkey, while Right Alt + numpad  is a Windows
functionality and therefore complies with in  application with text
input. (By the way, I use also newest Win 10.)


On 03/01/2020 20:07, Ralf Kefferpuetz wrote:
Yes, I agree, but Charles gave the correct hint. I just tested it with US Win10 and US keyboard layout: control right-alt-E does the job.

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of André
Sent: Freitag, 3. Januar 2020 18:09
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] euro symbol

The keystroke right-hand-side Alt plus letter E does not work with standard qwerty keyboard layout, but it works for instance with the German qwertz keyboard layout.
To my knoledge, the procedure with 'hold Alt and press 0128 on the numpad' is the only universal procedure on Windows.
If you don't have a physical numpad, then usually pressing the Fn key allows you to turn your laptop keyboard layout into a numpad, where letter j corresponds to numpad 1, letter k to numpad 2, letter l to numpad 3, letter u to numpad 4, letter i to numpad 5, letter o to numpad 6, number 7 to numpad 7, number 8 to numpad 8, number 9 to numpad 9, and letter m to numpad 0.
Another alternative should be to use the international US keyboard layout. But there I don"t know any details myself.
Best regards and a happy new year, Marti

--
Martin Wiemer

Grabensprung 185
12683 Berlin
Germany

Tel.: +49 178 715 66 76






--
Martin Wiemer

Grabensprung 185
12683 Berlin
Germany

Tel.: +49 178 715 66 76


Jason White
 

It’s right-Alt+5 on the US international keyboard – that is, the digit 5 on the main number row.

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of George Bell
Sent: Friday, January 3, 2020 1:45 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] euro symbol

 

For the benefit of anyone using an English (British) Keyboard layout, the Euro (€) can also be generated by holding down the right hand Alt key (Labelled “Alt Gr”) and pressing the number 4 on the top row.

 

George

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: 03 January 2020 16:38
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] euro symbol

 

On Fri, Jan 3, 2020 at 11:12 AM, Ralf Kefferpuetz wrote:

Yes, also pressing the alt key right of your space bar in combination with the letter e will produce the euro sign

This must be on a European keyboard that has the ALT-Gr key at the right side, as on my US keyboard ALT+E, regardless whether using the left or right ALT key, gets me the Edit menu in most programs, but never types the Euro symbol.

For those who do not have a numeric keypad on their keyboards I'd suggest using the Windows built-in program Character Map.  You can use the search for field to search for a symbol by name.  Searching for Euro sign brings up only two characters, the Euro currency sign (which is not the Euro sign) and the Euro sign, which is named exactly that.  I haven't figured out whether there is a way to get the status line at the bottom to read the actual ALT plus digits key sequence one can use, but it does display.  Someone else may know that.  You can, however, select the character and copy it for pasting out of character map.  I often find myself doing just this for the degree symbol, as I never seem to recall the ALT plus digits shortcut for it and that character is not on my keyboard.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.

         ~ Robert Frost, The Black Cottage (1914)

 

 


anthony borg
 

Thanks to all of you for your feedback.

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jason White via Groups.Io
Sent: 03 January 2020 21:26
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] euro symbol

 

It’s right-Alt+5 on the US international keyboard – that is, the digit 5 on the main number row.

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of George Bell
Sent: Friday, January 3, 2020 1:45 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] euro symbol

 

For the benefit of anyone using an English (British) Keyboard layout, the Euro (€) can also be generated by holding down the right hand Alt key (Labelled “Alt Gr”) and pressing the number 4 on the top row.

 

George

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: 03 January 2020 16:38
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] euro symbol

 

On Fri, Jan 3, 2020 at 11:12 AM, Ralf Kefferpuetz wrote:

Yes, also pressing the alt key right of your space bar in combination with the letter e will produce the euro sign

This must be on a European keyboard that has the ALT-Gr key at the right side, as on my US keyboard ALT+E, regardless whether using the left or right ALT key, gets me the Edit menu in most programs, but never types the Euro symbol.

For those who do not have a numeric keypad on their keyboards I'd suggest using the Windows built-in program Character Map.  You can use the search for field to search for a symbol by name.  Searching for Euro sign brings up only two characters, the Euro currency sign (which is not the Euro sign) and the Euro sign, which is named exactly that.  I haven't figured out whether there is a way to get the status line at the bottom to read the actual ALT plus digits key sequence one can use, but it does display.  Someone else may know that.  You can, however, select the character and copy it for pasting out of character map.  I often find myself doing just this for the degree symbol, as I never seem to recall the ALT plus digits shortcut for it and that character is not on my keyboard.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.

         ~ Robert Frost, The Black Cottage (1914)