Question on KeySyms

Andreas Gick andreasgick at
Tue Sep 11 12:27:38 PDT 2007

Hi everybody,

does each character that I can type on my keyboard correspond to a KeySym? For 
example, to get the character é on my screen, I need to press "'" and 
then "e", two keys, but one KeySym?

I ask this, because I want to help out with internationalization for a 
free-pascal-based widget set, fpGUI that, atm., cannot cope 
with "non-ASCII" input from the keyboard. 

Thanks in advance,


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