Re: [dwm] key bindings / french layout

From: Marek Bernat <marek.bernat_AT_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2007 21:35:38 +0200

Of course I forget to attach the file :-)

On 10/9/07, Marek Bernat <marek.bernat_AT_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Attached is my skdvorak keymap. I store it as
> /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/skdvorak.
> You will have to change the keycodes (e.g. <AC01>) to the ones matching us
> keymap (mine match "us(dvorak)"): look into /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/us,
> or whatever, to learn them. Or more simply, just copy the us keymap and add
> RAlt and RAlt + Shift symbols to it. Or use Xmodmap. Whatever you like more.
>
>
> Regards
>
> On 10/9/07, Xavier <shiningxc_AT_gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >
>

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