Is anyone familiar with the Mac system program called something like
PopChar? Is there a similar window system to open a set of font code
choices visually, and then choose them from the screen with the click of
a mouse that can be used with Unicode?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Murray Sargent [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, September 23, 1999 4:33 PM
> To: Unicode List
> Cc: 'email@example.com'
> Subject: RE: Help: keyboard mapping to use unicode.
> With MS Word 2000, you can assign a hot key to any character that the
> InsertSymbol dialog can display. Have you tried this approach?
> Another idea is to choose the FileOpen dialog, type in the hex code
> for the
> character you want in the filename box, type Alt+x to convert it to
> corresponding Unicode character, copy it to the clipboard, and close
> FileOpen dialog. (Roundabout way of getting an arbitrary Unicode
> on the clipboard, but it works at least!).
> Then choose the ToolsAutoCorrect dialog and type into the Replace: box
> name that identifies the character and paste the desired character(s)
> the With: box. E.g., put \beta into the Replace box and ? into the
> box and everytime you type \beta followed by a nonalphanumeric, you
> get a
> beta. You can enter all of the math TeX symbols this way, for you
> out there.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Yazid Djerbib [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Thursday, September 23, 1999 3:11 PM
> > To: Unicode List
> > Cc: email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: Help: keyboard mapping to use unicode.
> > Hi Mark,
> > Thank you for your reply. I am not sure if it is something similar
> to what
> > Yannis
> > Haralambous has done that I need to develop.
> > I want to develop something like the following (let's take take case
> of MS
> > word
> > under windows NT). For example, I would like to define a keyboard
> > for
> > some Unicode characters (for example assign "Ctrl d + ." shortcut
> key to
> > the "d
> > with a dot below" (U+1E0D)). Unfortunately there are few things I
> > know how
> > to do:
> > - don't know how to type unicode characters from the keyboard (to
> > ascii
> > character, you can type Alt +0xxx where xxx is the ascii code. This
> is in
> > MS
> > word).
> > - don't know how to create a custom keyboard layout.
> > - don't know how to create a macro that will have a Unicode
> > (e.g.
> > U+1E63) as an output.
> > Best regards,
> > Yazid
> > Mark Leisher wrote:
> > > Yazid> I would also appreciate any information on developing
> > customized
> > > Yazid> keyboard mappings to ease the typing of Unicode
> > for the
> > > Yazid> different platforms if possible (Windows 95, 98, NT,
> > Macintosh and
> > > Yazid> optionally Unix) as I intend to broadcast these
> > among
> > > Yazid> the Tamazight users. References to documents will be
> > > Yazid> appreciated as well (I really don't want to abuse from
> > time).
> > >
> > > You can find some information about Tifinagh keyboard arrangements
> > a
> > > paper by Yannis Haralambous which can be found at:
> > >
> > > http://genepi.louis-jean.com/omega/berber-paper.pdf
> > >
> > > With that information, you can adjust for a Latin-based keyboard.
> > > assumes that you can create your own keyboard arrangements on the
> OS you
> > are
> > > using.
> > >
> > ---
> > > Mark Leisher
> > > Computing Research Lab The more I see of the
> > representatives
> > > New Mexico State University of the people, the more I
> admire my
> > dogs.
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> > 1790-1869
> > > Las Cruces, NM 88003
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