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1823Re: [jasspa] Accented vowels

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  • Rodolfo Valeiras Reina
    Apr 10, 2006
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      I also would like to help, if I'm able. Only consider I'm not an
      experienced Linux user.

      Rodolfo.

      Thomas Hundt escribió:
      > I'll be happy to test whatever binaries you care to send. My box is a
      > Thinkpad which is a normal i386 box.
      >
      > IMO the "dead keys" should be ignored by software -- especially if
      > grabbing them prevents some other processor from using them. (Not sure
      > how this works in X: if one program accepts the keystroke, does that
      > tell some other piece of software not to use it to modify the next
      > keystroke?) The way they work is, you push them, then release them,
      > then push the next one, then release it, and that one comes up accented.
      > (Example: I shift to German mode, hit the '=' key, nothing happens,
      > let it go, then hit the 'o' key and get an 'o' with an accent on top of it.)
      >
      >
      > -Th
      >
      >
      > Jon Green wrote, On 4/10/2006 1:36 AM:
      >> saberquiero wrote:
      >>> Hi, I have using ME for years in Windows, but now I've just install it
      >>> in Ubuntu Linux, using the Patrick Das Gupta's package. All alright,
      >>> but an important (for me) detail: I don't may write accented spanish
      >>> vowels: when I press the acute accent key, an Q appears on screen. The
      >>> correct behaviour is waiting for the next key andt hen write the
      >>> proper character. Thus happens in other programs, as gedit, or the
      >>> command shell. It this problem solvable?
      >>>
      >>> Regards,
      >>>
      >>> Rodolfo Valeiras.
      >> I looked at this over the weekend. I think the code handling for
      >> XK_dead_xxxxxxxx needs to be changed in unixterm.c. I got the impression
      >> that these should be treated as prefix keys. I do not fully understand
      >> what is being delivered to ME yet for a given set of key strokes. This
      >> information would be useful to have with the expected key.
      >>
      >> There are some printfs in unixterm.c that are useful to enable, this
      >> will list out what X is delivering.
      >>
      >> Yes it is solvable - just need to understand what is being delivered and
      >> what is expected to be output. Any further information would be useful.
      >>
      >> Jon.
      >>
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