- From: graham <graham.marsden1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 08:21:18 GMT
On Mon, 05 Dec 2005 03:07:37 +0100, houghi wrote:
> Mr_Bill wrote:
>> How do you use special characters in 10.0? I searched and searched
>> in 9.3 and when I found out how easy it was I was one happy camper!
>> But there isn't a deadkey option in 10.0......
> Add 'Option "XkbOptions" "compose:menu,compose:ralt"' to your
> 'Section "InputDevice"' in your config file. Mine now reads:
> Section "InputDevice"
> Driver "Keyboard"
> Identifier "Keyboard"
> Option "Protocol" "Standard"
> Option "XkbLayout" "us"
> Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
> Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
> Option "XkbOptions" "compose:menu,compose:ralt"
> You then are able to type É ë ß ü è in any program under any GUI.
> To see what keys are used for what run 'dumpkeys' or to export to a file
> 'dumpkeys|grep compose > keys.txt'
> The compose key depends on what you define. With what I have defined, it
> is the right ALT key, so compose 's' 's' to 'ß' means to fist press the
> Right Alt key, then the s and then the s again to get ß.
But the OP didn't state he was a US keyboard user.
On my keyboard alt-gr s gives ß without any special alteration to
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