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Re: [debian-knoppix] Re: Another problem with keyboard in OOo - Knopper and "nodeadkeys"

On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 07:54:48PM +0100, J. Antas wrote:
> baldyeti wrote:
> >As already reported in reply to a previous post by Gilles,
> >the same problem occurs with a belgian keyboard:
> >composed characters don't work in OOo, even though they
> >are perfectly usable with other X apps - and with the
> >official debian OOo package.
> >
> >See here http://www.knoppix.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=7066
> >and here http://kanotix.mipooh.net/viewtopic.php?t=171
> >
> >Kano's reply seem to indicate that knoppix has its own,
> >more compact packaging of OOo for space reasons, but it
> >would be interesting then to document what's missing when
> >comparing to official releases, and to try and and address
> >this side-effect with some accented characters...
> >
> Further investigation showed that it seems to be related with the use of 
> the "de-latin1-nodeadkeys" layout for keytables.
> Knopper uses it to autoconfigure not only knoppix (as seen in 
> "knoppix-autoconfig") but also in his german-english modified OpenOffice.
> Would it be possible for him to configure the german keyboard in any 
> other way in order to avoid the OOo "nodeadkeys" effect?
> That way the deadkeys-based languages would also work right from the CD.

Isn't it possible to override the "nodeadkey"-Settings in the KDE
keyboard configuration?

> Also, I would like to contribute portuguese localization strings that 
> I've using for the "knoppix-autoconfig" script, but I do not know where 
> to send them.

Great, just send them to me directly. I will add them to the next release, but
the LinuxTag DVD is already completed, so, it will take some time.

-Klaus Knopper
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