Named constants allow you to use a descriptive name for a character, instead of its code. To define a named constant,
store(. When you wish to refer to the code, use
The dollar referencing can only be used with named constants. You cannot use it for stores that have more than one character in them, or for keys or other non-character stores. Named constants are supported for characters above plane 0.
Named constants can also be loaded from a file with the store(&includecodes) statement. For instance, the Unicode Character Names can be used by referencing unicodedata.txt.
store(CCedilla) U+00E7 + [RALT K_C] > $CCedilla
Named constants were introduced in Keyman 6.0.