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Re: Offtopic: Acquiring Japanese keyboard

On Sun, Nov 03, 2002 at 06:44:23PM +1100, Paul Hampson wrote:
> I know this is kinda off-topic but...
> I've got an Australian Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600, and I
> want to know if a) a Japanese keyboard will be a drop-in
> replacement for the current latin-1 one; and b) if so, can
> anyone tell me the part number from said keyboard so I can
> order one.
> Basically, I'm sick of accidentally triggering kinput2 with
> shift-space, and I figure it'd be nice to have a more convinient
> method of inputting text. Sadly, the internet doesn't seem to
> have the concept of a replacement Japanese keyboard, just
> replacement English and Spanish ones...
It is hardware compatible but...

If you want to use it as JIS keyboard, you will find few symbol keys 
such as ;:'"@ in wrong places.  

I get confused but somehow manage both.
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