Re: Keyboard entry on PCs

From: Stefan Persson (alsjebegrijptwatikbedoel@yahoo.se)
Date: Sun Jul 07 2002 - 08:40:31 EDT


----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Everson" <everson@evertype.com>
To: <unicode@unicode.org>
Sent: Sunday, July 07, 2002 1:48 PM
Subject: Keyboard entry on PCs

> Let's say I was making a keyboard for Northern Sami, intended to work
> on PCs running Windows, and wanted to replace the Q key with the
> letter . That's easy enough, but since Q has been replaced, it needs
> to be available via another mechanism such. On the Mac, you could
> have the following:
>
> plain q =
> shift q =
> option q = q
> shift-option q = Q
>
> Can this be done on PCs with the Alt key or the AltGr key, or with
> some other key that won't interfere with the menu shortcuts and so
> on? Would Tavultesoft be the way to do this?

That is possible to to in Keyman; however, I'd recomment you to use AltGr
instead of Alt, as the Alt key is necessary for other purposes if you don't
have any mouse for the computer.

Stefan

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