[oXygen-user] How to type an UTF8 symbol in text as well as in author mode

Oxygen XML Editor Support (Radu Coravu) support at oxygenxml.com
Mon Feb 19 01:33:28 CST 2018

Hi Bernhard,

It seems that for "nbsp" which has the decimal equivalent "160" you 
would need to type "ALT" and then "0160", that leading "0" seems to be 
The same probably for all other characters, type their decimal 
equivalent but it needs to be four typed figures.


Radu Coravu
<oXygen/>  XML Editor, Schema Editor and XSLT Editor/Debugger

On 2/18/2018 6:31 PM, Bernhard Kleine wrote:
> When I soaked my keyboard with tea, I had to by another one. I settled
> for the logitech G910 which has some additional function keys. I have
> already three of them in use for "text mode", "author mode" and a macro
> for citations. Now I want it to use for nonbreakable space (U+00A0), and
> nonseparable hyphen (U+2011). To this I need to know how to enter those
> codes (and any other UTF8 code) with a normal keyboard. Please advice.
> I have tested with alt + 194 160 (on the keypad) but end up with r; alt
> + 160 is รก. It should be "space". Using entities would differ between
> text and author mode, which I would like to avoid.
> Bernhard
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