Inserting arbitrary unicode characters to kwrite

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While you can normally insert arbitrary unicode characters to any X11 application using Ctrl-Shift-u and four hex digits, it doesn’t work in kwrite or kate. Instead you’d have to press F7 to switch to command line and type in

char <unicode>

For example, to get the degree symbol (Unicode: U+00B0) you’d type in 'char 176' (176 being 0xB0 converted do decimal).

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