Re: Fwd: Re: Samogitian E with dot above and macron

From: James Cloos (
Date: Wed Oct 27 2010 - 15:01:27 CDT

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    >>>>> "GD" == Győző Dobner <> writes:

    GD> I use Linux, and the last time I looked, xkb (the default keyboard
    GD> driver of X11, which is the default graphical interface used in most
    GD> Linuxes) did not seem to support generating several characters/code
    GD> points for a single keystroke (to my greatest disappointment).

    Xkb doesn't, but the compose table support in libX11 does. (As does the
    non-libX11 compose table support in Gnome.)

    You can use a dummy id in the xkb table and a compose entry to convert
    that to the desired string.


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