Special character composition
georges.giralt at free.fr
Thu Sep 25 07:27:16 BST 2003
After asleep, I've managed to configure, using the KDE keyboard manager,
§I've never heard about.
Of course, finding it in my French speaking kde took a few seconds ;-)
It seems to be useable, if not a panacea. So I'll keep you informed when
I complete my testings and findings.
I was surprised to find that my Logitec Internet navigation keyboard
Thanks for all the answers I get ;-)
James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> Georges Giralt wrote:
>> Hi !
>> James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>>> Georges Giralt wrote:
>>>> Hi !
>>>> I'm looking at the way to compose special characters in Kde (like,
>>>> for example, the Spanish inverted exclamation mark) and have this
>>>> mechanism work for Kde applications (kmail for example) or non kde
>>>> application like Mozilla, or Open Office.
>>>> How could I do that ? and how do I turn a key into "compose" ?
>>> In your case, you could just switch to the Spanish keyboard and type:
>> And how do I do that ?
> You probably don't have the keyboard applet running, so you need to
> start in the Control Center under:
> Regional & Accessibility => Keyboard Layout
> Then you check the left box for EACH keyboard layout that you want to be
> able to use. After you do that, there should be a little flag with two
> letters on it your system tray. You can left click that to cycle
> through the list or right click to get a menu.
> The ? is <Shift> _ and the ¿ is <Shift> +
> Note: a VERY useful feature would be if this application had a way to
> display the keyboard layouts because I have a little trouble with Greek
> and Cyrillic (you need them for math and engineering stuff) keyboard
> Also, notice that you can use "US English with dead keys" which is handy
> for accent marks. ä ô é Works just like a typewriter except that you
> don't need the backspace and it uses the actual glyph. You have to hit
> the space bar if you just want the key without a letter.
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