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Enter Diacritical Characters

Diacritical characters are characters printed with special symbols above or below them.

To enter a diacritical character in a 5250 session

  1. Put Reflection in extended graphics mode.

    The default keystroke for entering extended graphics mode is ALT+LEFT SHIFT.

  2. Press a key to indicate the diacritical mark you want to insert:

    Key

    Mark

    g

    \#193 Grave accent ( ` )

    ;

    \#194 Acute accent ( )

    t

    \#196 Tilde ( ~ )

    f

    \#195 Circumflex ( ^ )

    "

    \#200 Diaerisis ( )

    '

    \#203 Cedilla ( )

    d

    \#202 Ring ( )

  3. Press the letter key for the letter to combine with the diacritical mark. If you press SPACEBAR, the diacritical mark is inserted by itself. Only certain character choices can be combined with the diacritical character.

    Mark

    Characters

    \#193 Grave accent ( ` )

    a, e, i, o, u, or SPACEBAR

    \#194 Acute accent ( )

    a, e, i, o, u, or SPACEBAR

    \#196 Tilde ( ~ )

    a, n, o, or SPACEBAR

    \#195 Circumflex ( ^ )

    a, e, i, o, u, or SPACEBAR

    \#200 Diaerisis ( )

    a, e, i, o, u, lowercase y, or SPACEBAR

    \#203 Cedilla ( )

    c or SPACEBAR

    \#202 Ring ( )

    a