bash and 8-bit characters

Massimo Balestra
Sun Feb 28 23:02:00 GMT 1999

I havea similar problem with my Italan keyboard.

^ works but
` and ~ don't

Simply these two characters do not exist in my keyboard and normally I 
type them with the ascii code (alt-96 for ` and alt-126 for ~).

Thank you for the help


>>Besides the question of the umlauts I have another keyboard problem. I 
>>using Cygwin 20.1 with Windows95B and German keyboard layout and 
>>cannot create the "^" and "`" character. Any ideas?
>^ + space
>` + space
>does not work?
>>Thanx in advance,

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