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is an option for cells and notebooks which specifies additional Esc name Esc aliases to be allowed on input.
  • The setting InputAliases->{"name1"->expr1, ...} specifies that the Esc namei Esc should be replaced on input by the corresponding expri.
  • The expri should be strings or box expressions.  »
Create a notebook that uses Esc dli Esc as an alias for \[DotlessI]:
Click for copyable input
Alias input starts with an Esc, indicated on screen by :
Typing Esc again produces the desired result form:
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