Re: Keyboard entry on PCs

From: John Cowan (
Date: Sun Jul 07 2002 - 13:58:36 EDT

Doug Ewell scripsit:

> AltGr on the PC corresponds to ISO 9995 Level 3, as Option does on the
> Mac, so you would use AltGr for this purpose. Keyboards that don't have
> an AltGr key (all keyboards in North America, for instance) can use
> Ctrl+Alt [...].

Eh? When I'm using the US-International keyboard, which I do when
I want to type in the full Latin-1 range, the left Alt key remains
Alt, and the right Alt key becomes AltGr, no need for Alt+Ctrl.
The fact that the keycap doesn't *say* AltGr is not relevant.

John Cowan
To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all.  There are
no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language that
they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful. --The Hobbit

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