fubared keyboard, howto fix?

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Tue Sep 28 02:33:59 BST 2004

On Monday 27 September 2004 13:14, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> Greetings;
>> Fooling around in the 'control center' in the keyboard
>> interpretation stuffs, I seem to have managed to get things a bit
>> akilter.
>> The most noticeable gotcha now is that the first press of the  key
>> immediately left of the return key, which on a US_EN keyboard
>> contains the characters ' in the lowercase, and " in the shifted
>> mode, is ignored unless the space bar is given a tap immediately
>> after.  This is apparently a global setting as it effects mozilla
>> et all too.
>> So what do I specifically turn off to disable such behaviour?
>You have probably selected: US English w/dead keys.
>Simply go back to the "Keyboard Layout" KCM and change it.

Humm, now Ie set it for nodeadkeys, but as you can see the 'v is 
missing above because I didn't hit the spacebar.  This is totally 
screwing up my typing style, not that I had any in the first place, 

Now I've gone back to the plain US keyboard and its still fubar.


Cheers, Gene
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