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Re: Not getting the letter I press

on Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 04:34:51PM +0100, martin f krafft (madduck@debian.org) wrote:
> Alt-R+a is xmodmapped to ? over here with the same settings that work
> at a friend's XF86 machine. I run 4.2.1 from testing here and
> it doesn't:
> KeyRelease event, serial 19, synthetic NO, window 0x12800001,
>     root 0x26, subw 0x0, time 669827654, (119,76), root:(745,326),
>     state 0x2000, keycode 38 (keysym 0xe4, adiaeresis), same_screen YES,
>     XLookupString gives 1 characters:  ""
> It produces the correct keysym ("adiaeresis"), but nothing is echoed
> to my terminal or whatever application.
> these are the options for the keyboard:
>   Option      "XkbRules"  "xfree86"
>   Option      "XkbModel"  "pc104"
>   Option      "XkbLayout" "us"
>   Option      "XkbOptions"  "ctrl:nocaps"
> How can I make it produce the ? character, which is adiaeresis on my
> system? Where does the error lie?

xkeycap may reveal what's going on.  Look into it.


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