Re: [dwm] key bindings / french layout

From: Xavier <shiningxc_AT_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2007 20:58:14 +0200

On Tue, Oct 09, 2007 at 08:09:45PM +0200, Marek Bernat wrote:
> Good way is to start with your default plain keymay ("us" usually, but I use
> "usdvorak") and map (RAlt + $letter) to an accented $letter. I think it's
> much better than any other way for using accented characters. ...especially
> when you're writing in TeX in your native language. Dunno what idiot
> invented putting accented letters on alphanumeric keys when putting it on
> letters itself and using some modkey is so much more effective. And I
> believe every keyboard has a RAlt (and usually completely unused, too...),
> no?
>

That might be an ideal solution. That's actually partly a bit how "us(intl)"
works, without the dead keys.
For example, RAlt + e = and RAlt + , = .
I am afraid that's the only two I can write though, so it would indeed be
much better if I could just add similar shortcuts on top of "us".

Any pointers on how to do this?
Received on Tue Oct 09 2007 - 20:59:03 UTC

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