Euro Sign

Bob Arning arning at
Sun Mar 12 20:32:07 UTC 2000

On Sun, 12 Mar 2000 21:09:56 +0100 Stefan Matthias Aust <sma at> wrote:
>If you browse to,
>you'll see that apple decided to get rid of the international currency
>symbol and replace that with the euro sign.  It's asciiValue is 219.  And
>on Mac keyboards you can get this via Option-Shift-2.
>Could somebody please check whether that works on a Mac?  I think, somebody
>has to redo the keyboard mapping for the Windows VM then...

Hi Stefan,

It is 219 and does look like the euro sign (a c with two horizontal lines through it or a rounded E with an extra horizontal line) in a normal Mac application. In Squeak, however, 219 is beyond the maxAscii of the NewYork font and so odd things happen.


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