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Re: [trinity-users] Migration to F16-Trinity_Konqueror

From: Patrick Serru <patrick@...>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2013 07:45:56 -0500
Le samedi 12 janvier 2013, E. Liddell a écrit :
> On Fri, 11 Jan 2013 19:49:06 -0500
> Patrick Serru <patrick@...> wrote:
> 
>> Le mercredi 09 janvier 2013, E. Liddell a écrit :>
>>> On Wed, 9 Jan 2013 10:33:29 -0500
>>> Patrick Serru <patrick@...> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Le lundi 07 janvier 2013, Patrick Serru a écrit :
>>>>> ... 
>>>>>       An other (XOrg?) problem: after a new window has been open, I 
have
>>>>> to click 2 times on the kxkb (supposed) icon in the taskbar to change
>>>>> the flag to american, then back to spanish, so that the keyboard is
>>>>> properly interpreted as Spanish. Note that the toggeling rule (Règle
>>>>> de basculement) was "Global". I try now to configure it to have only
>>>>> the spanish option, and will tell you later if it changed anything.
>>>>> 
>>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>       Hi all,
>>>> 
>>>>       It does not work! When there is only the spanish possibility as 
>>>> keyboard layout, I have to click on the icone to get spanish keyboard.
>>>> 
>>>>       When kxkb is not used, the keyboard is allways américan. American 
>>>> keyboard is nice but I need metacharacters! Is there a way to get 
>>>> metacaracters with us keyboard?
>>> 
>>> You should be able to set a layout-switch hotkey through xkb directly.
>>> The options used to be under Keyboard Layout -> Xkb Options in
>>> the Control Center, or you can call setxkbmap from the command line.  
>>> You can also set a compose key this way, which will let you type 
>>> characters with accents and other diacritics using a US keyboard layout.  
>>> 
>>> For instance, my system has Scroll Lock set as a compose key,
>>> so if I want to type n-tilde (ñ), the corresponding key sequence is
>>> Scroll Lock, ~, n.  The corresponding setxkbmap command would
>>> be: setxkbmap -option compose:sclk
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>>       Hi E., and thank you,
>> 
>>       This looks good. I just wonder if an unused key is available, 
>> here. "Scroll Lock" is used to toggle a hard devise switching keyboard, 
>> mouse and screen from one computer to another. Only Wikipedia knows what 
>> are the keys used by KDE3/TDE :-) I'll try when some of the pebbles in
>> the shoe will be away…
> 
> Other options the GUI makes available for compose keys are: Caps Lock,
> either CTRL, Alt, or Win key, Pause, PrnScr, or greater than/less than.
> Most of these, along with several two-key combinations, are also available
> for layout switching. 
> I expect you'll be able to find something that suits.
> 
> Good luck with the other problems.
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      Thanks a lot, E.
Patrick