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Keyboard shortcuts for unicode symbols

How do I make keyboard shortcuts for unicode characters?(for example: binding alt + t for þ)

Hi @Cynemund
Welcome to the wonderful world of OnlyOffice!

I’m not certain what solutions may be on offer, but I can at least advise how I do such things. I use a third-part tool called “AutoHotKey”, which runs across all applications on my platform, which is Windows.

It uses a command configuration file of keystrokes and actions resulting from them.
If I want the character “à”, I configure AutoHotKey to insert that character when I type “!ag”, via the entry → :*?:!ag::à
I use the “!” as a “hook” as I am unlikely to use that character with any other characters following without a space. While “ag” would work, I don’t want words like “again” ending up like “àain” :grin:

I use it for many other characters like “>>” which gets me “»”, or “…” which gets me “…”, and most importantly “uong” which gets me “ương” ( part of my partner’s name :slightly_smiling_face: )

… something you can consider if no other more desirable option presents.

Hello @Cynemund

I’m not quite sure about this exact combination, but in general there are several ways to add Unicode characters to a document, you can find more information here:

If you know how to assign insertion of unique characters or words to custom key combination in other editors, you can provide a link to documentation about it so we can consider registering it as a suggestion to add in future releases.

Thank you much. That seems like a very useful tool.

It can be done in MS Word(but it doesn’t apply across Office or 365). I could not find any official documentation from MS(it may be hiding somewhere), but this explains how it is done.

Thank you for the valuable information.
We will take a closer look it and I will share the feedback afterwards.

I found out that similar suggestion is already registered - I’ve added your request to it.
Thank you for showing interest in this feature. It will be added in one of the future releases.

As of now, I think method suggested by @DavidRGreen is most suitable for given task.