Sometimes it happens – you cannot write some special characters like | or ‘ because your terminal connection somehow does not want to cooperate. I such a cases is usually very stressful to find how to set keyboard etc. Therefore it is useful to know some simple ALT+code sequences to overcome this problem.

All ALT sequences you can find on http://www.alt-codes.net/. Here are just some most usefull:

  • | = ALT+124
  • ‘ = ALT+39
  • & = ALT+38
  • @ = ALT+64
  • $ = ALT+36
  • ” = ALT+34
  • ! = ALT+33
  • [ = ALT+91
  • ] = ALT+93
  • { = ALT+123
  • } = ALT+125
  • / = ALT+47
  • \ = ALT+92
  • ^ = ALT+94
  • _ = ALT+95
  • ` = ALT+96