Need help to create a french illume keyboard
pander at users.sourceforge.net
Sat Dec 27 15:54:30 CET 2008
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> This is how I solved it for the Dutch language, check out the README
> file in the package.
> Xavier Cremaschi wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am currently looking at keyboards layout in
>> The syntax seems simple :
>> key x y w h
>> normal ' apostrophe
>> shift " quotedbl
>> capslock ' apostrophe
>> But I cannot find any doc/blog/thread/keyboard with "composing features"
>> in it.
>> I need to put "few" big keys (for fingers, not stylus).
>> I also need to write in French or Spanish so I need to easily write any
>> combination of aeiou (respectively AEIOU) and ´`^¨ (and also Ñ ñ Ç ç...)
>> On my computers I usually use QWERTY keyboard with "US International",
>> which gives powerful composing possibilities to the user, see :
>> Therefore I would like to create this kind of key :
>> key x y w h
>> normal e "e"
>> shift E "E"
>> diacritic1 é "é"
>> diacritic2 è "è"
>> diacritic3 ê "ê"
>> shift+diacritic1 É "É"
>> shift+diacritic2 È "È"
>> shift+diacritic3 Ê "Ê"
>> I would like :
>> - to have 3 or 4 toggles that would modify the key layout and behaviour
>> (like the weel-known shift key that e->E or E->e)
>> - or to have one super "shift" key with multiple states, which would
>> cycle between 4 or 5 states, for example normal_keyboard, ´_keyboard,
>> `_keyboard, ^_keyboard
>> Till now I have found shift and capslock, I would like to know how I can
>> create new states and how I can combine them.
>> If it is not possible, maybe I can put X in us international but :
>> setxbmap us_intl
>> can't work because setxkbmap does not seem to be packaged
>> And the problem with this solution is the lack of graphical stuff, the
>> user will have to KNOW that ' is a composing key and that he has to type
>> ' + c to make a ç
>> Thanks in advance for any kind of help.
>> Xavier Cremaschi.
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