switching keymaps

David J Brooks freysman at comcast.net
Fri Oct 12 21:28:03 BST 2007

On Friday 12 October 2007 03:06:49 pm Chusslove Illich wrote:
> > [: David J Brooks :]
> > [...] and in the options list I have checked 'Layout switching' and
> > 'Alt+Shift change layout'. However pressing Alt+Shift has no effect. What
> > am I overlooking?
> KDE's current layot changer doesn't really have the capability to select
> modifier-only shortcut for changing layouts (coming in KDE 4.0).
> But you can kludge it in roundabout way. Now that you have selected
> Alt+Shift as XKB option for group change, go to Keyboard Shortcuts in
> Control Center, for the "Switch To Next Keyboard Layout" click Custom, and
> then press Alt+Shift -- the shortcut should register as ISO_Something, and
> off you go.

Unfortunately, this still has no effect. However, the default Ctrlt+Alt+K 
suffices. Perhaps Shift+Alt is being used for something else by default?

Some people in this department wouldn't recognize subtlety if it hit
them on the head.
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