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Re: UTF-8 editor support in Debian?

On Fri, Jul 06, 2001 at 10:13:36PM +1000, Drew Parsons wrote:
> It looks useful.  One problem I see with it is that it doesn't seem to
> accept keyboard input directly from X, if that makes sense.  You
> *have* to use the supplied templates.  This is undesirable for me
> since I usually use just one other foreign language (russian), and have a
> key mapped to easily toggle between latin and cyrillic (I found a use
> at last for those silly Windows buttons... ;) ).  In yudit you have to
> bother clicking through the menu to switch back and forth, you can't
> just tap a toggle jey.  But I guess on the other hand, it means you
> use yudit to edit in UTF-8 regardless of the locale you're using,
> which is a good thing.
In Yudit 2.x you can configure the function keys (F1-F12 or more if you have
them) to act as toggle keys. You can also toggle the font with shift+F1-F12,
etc. (I may be wrong about which modifier key goes with which toggle, but
except for that I'm right.)

- Jimmy Kaplowitz

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