Re: [gnubies-il] Language Shortcut
- Boris Gorelik wrote:
> Wow, Oded, thank you for your explanation. However there is a puzzle: on myYou have to click on the 'Enable keyboard layouts' box to then be able
> mandriva, I'm able to switch between layouts using Alt-Shift combination, but
> the "Enable keyboard layouts" box in kcontrol is empty.
to select the keybaord layout that you want (don't forget to click on
the 'Add' button at the bottom).
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- On Friday, 28 בOctober 2005 08:41, Boris Gorelik wrote:
> Wow, Oded, thank you for your explanation. However there is a puzzle:You of course mean "switch groups" ? as Alt-Shift is the X shortcut to
> on my mandriva, I'm able to switch between layouts using Alt-Shift
switch groups, and X can't switch layouts.
> , but the "Enable keyboard layouts" box in kcontrol isThe enable keyboard layouts is only to start the KDE's keyboard applet
> empty. I do recall that I set the switching option during the
which allow you to manage keyboard layouts. If indeed you are switching
layouts, then you probably use a non-KDE method to do that - there are
keyboard applets for all major desktop envs, and some also work with
> > Its possible to get finer control over the keyboard layouts andYes - probably the installation has setup X with the required keyboard
> > groups by editing the X11 configuration file directly, but I'm not
> > going to go into that now.
> is this related?
groups so you don't need to mess around with keyboard layouts.
IMO keyboard layouts are only useful if you have multiple users on the
same machine (or actually the same X server setup) and each wants to
use a different keyboard layout. If this is not the case, then its
often simpler to just setup a single keyboard layout (often with
multiple groups) in the X server configuration directly (as I haven't
discussed above) and use that instead of all these complicated keyboard
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