Call for Illume keyboards and keyboard icons
pander at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Dec 28 17:14:00 CET 2008
On my laptop I use windows key as compose key for é et cetera. Would be
nice to have that also for external USB keyboard on FR. as for the Dutch
terminal virual keyboard I simply listed all characters with diacritisch
for my language. Fits really tight ;)
Matthias Apitz wrote:
> El día Sunday, December 28, 2008 a las 03:33:23AM +0100, Pander escribió:
>> Hi all,
>> I have done some hunter/gatherer work on keyboard icons as you can see here:
>> If someone could make some nice icons for Hebrew and Russian with
>> respectively ???????????? (this one reads from right to left!) and ???????????? with
>> the current icon/flag as a background, that would be wonderful.
>> New keyboards and other contributions and improvements are welcome.
> Is there a keyboard file like the 'Terminal' type one but with the
> Spanish tilde chars? On my normal laptop keyboard (running FreeBSD with
> KDE 3.5.8) I'm using the so called WINDOWS-key (which is normally as useless as
> the operating system with the same name) to shift, for example, the char
> 'a' to 'á', or 'n' to 'ñ' etc. Would be nice to have this as well on my
> While thinking about to assemble this by my own, one question: the above
> Wiki page explains about the keyboard file:
> #key x-coordinate y-coordinate width-of-key height-of-key
> #state symbol(shown on the key) keysym(output of the key)
> key 0 0 30 30
> normal ` grave
> shift ~ asciitilde
> capslock ` grave
> What could I use for xxxx in this example:
> normal a a
> shift A A
> capslock A A
> xxxx á aacute
> In my latop I do this with:
> xmodmap -e "keycode 0x73 = Mode_switch"
> xmodmap -e "keycode 0x39 = n N ntilde Ntilde"
> xmodmap -e "keycode 0x1a = e E eacute Eacute"
> xmodmap -e "keycode 0x26 = a A aacute Aacute"
> i.e. the WINDOWS key (0x73) is set to Mode_switch and so on.
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