Keyboard question/change request
tjk at tksoft.com
Wed Dec 7 08:36:33 PST 2005
Thanks for the info.
My info was clearly incomplete and now even out-of-date.
FYI, the new Finnish layout has several keys with multiple diacritics
assigned to them, some in the "plain" position, other with shift, alt,
and alt-shift. All of the diacritics need to be able to be used in
succession. I conclude from Simos' email that this is now possible
with X (although I haven't had the time to confirm this yet myself).
> On Iau, 2005-12-01 at 13:12 +0200, Troy wrote:
> > been added to X Windows w/o me noticing). Specifically, current
> > dead-keys always combine with the following character, or then
> > generate the diacritic itself. Our new design requires that two
> With exceptions such as compose (shift-altgr) which causes the next two
> arbitary symbols typed after the compose is released to be composited
> (eg shift-altgr <release> then ss generates Ã0x9f)
> Gtk at least has a mechanism for typing arbitary unicode characters by
> their character number as well. I'm not sure if that is a Gtk or Xkb
> feature however.
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