[kde-edu]: KTouch keyboard layouts...

RalfGesellensetter rgx at gmx.de
Sat May 19 12:46:25 CEST 2007

Am Freitag 18 Mai 2007 20:01 schrieb Andreas Nicolai:
> As with the old keyboard layout system, you can currently specify for
> every possible character one target key and one modifier/control key.
> During the lecture, for instance if you need to type a '$' on an
> english keyboard, the "4" key _and_ the SHIFT key will be
> highlighted. The same could be done for deadkeys, for instance if you
> need to type the 'é' on a german keyboard, the highlighted keys would
> be "e" and "´". Still the order of typing cannot be specified yet.

Hi, thanks for your info. Suggestion:

Make entering $ or é a two step process:
1. Highlight Shift or '
2. While/After pressing Shift, change keyboard layout (as displayed on 
screen) accordingly, i.e.:
(i) Shift: Numbers are replaced by !"§$% etc. during hold.
(ii) Accent: Vowels get the active Accent. Here, it might be better to 
actually turn off dead-keys to receive a key-event - and then emulate 
dead-key behaviour.

Just some spontaneous thoughts

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