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I'm using kile for creating my .tex files. I have a problem with the special characters (accented letters, arrows, greek letters). I try to use the shortcuts in the left, but when I click on the letters, nothing happens. Normally when you put the mouse over the symbols it shows the respective command as well, but this is not showing neither. Any idea?

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(I assume you're referring to the symbol pane.) According to this thread on the forum of Kile's SourceForge page, there seemed to be a problem with dependencies in beta 4 of Kile 2.1, which caused this problem. It was fixed in beta 5, which can be installed from source, or from Debian packages compiled by Philip Muškovac: 32-bit/64-bit.

This fixed the the issue for me as well.

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