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I am a user of the US-International keyboard layout and the German language. Somehow Emacs does not allow me to access those Alt-Gr characters for example the German Eszett "ß" and many others:

US-Intl layout Characters I am able to access on Notepad in Windows 10

How do you access those characters in Emacs?

Edit: I'm calling emacs from WSL (Debian is installed) in Windows 10, displaying emacs through the VcXsrv X Server. Within Windows 10, Eszett "ß" can be access by pressing AltGr + S, for applications such as Notepad. However, this doesn't work in this emacs: basically none of the AltGr combinations work, and only those dead keys work to create modified characters, e.g. ä, ö, ü.

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    It may help to edit your question and add operating system information (Win/Linux?). Also, you may want to check emacs input methods; there are 3 input methods for German. – Juancho Sep 23 '20 at 13:59
  • Also, see if it works when you run emacs -Q. This skips loading your configuration, so if it works with -Q then the problem is something you've configured. It may also help to compare what C-h k says when you type an eszett with and without your configuration. – db48x Sep 23 '20 at 16:27
  • It's impossible to answer this question without knowing what operating system you're using, what version of Emacs, and where you got that version of Emacs. – Gilles 'SO- stop being evil' Sep 23 '20 at 18:44
  • Also you need to say what combination of keys you press outside of Emacs to get this Eszett and what happens in Emacs when you press that same combination of keys. – Stefan Sep 23 '20 at 22:04
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I am using EurKEY as my keyboard layout. This allows me to use the right Alt key as a modifier for those special characters.

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