How to set up my kbd to be able to use French accents when replying to email in Kmail

nigel henry cave.dnb at tiscali.fr
Mon Jun 19 00:37:18 BST 2006


On Sunday 18 June 2006 23:50, Bo ├śrsted Andresen wrote:
> On Sunday 18 June 2006 19:20, nigel henry wrote:
> > Hi Henri. I'm sure the French keyboard works fine. Both my keyboards are
> > UK ones, and are "qwerty" ones, whereas the French keyboard is "azerty".
> > I am used to typing on the "qwerty" ones, and the Canadian one was a
> > compromise.
> >
> > It is a "qwerty" keyboard, but has also the French accented keys on it.
> > The only keys I can't find on it are the "pipe" "|" , the "<" , and the
> > ">" commands. I've had to swap back to the US keyboard to add those to
> > this post.
>
> As suggested by Philip Rodrigues you might want to have a look at the US
> internation keyboard layout (us_intl) [1]. Also with KDE it is possible to
> assign a keyboard shortcut to switch to the next keyboard on the list of
> active layouts that can be specified under Keyboard Layout in the KDE
> control center. That would make it very easy to make the switch whenever
> you need to.
>
> [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyboard_layout#US-International

Thanks for the link to the wikipedia. I'll take a look at assigning a keyboard 
shortcut as well.

Nigel.
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