Please reply to the list! Tony Baldwin wrote at 2009-10-29 06:20 -0500: > green wrote: >> Tony Baldwin wrote at 2009-10-28 15:18 -0500: >>> I use US-Intl keyboard map. >>> á à ç ü ñ ¿ ¡ é ß ô etc. are all quite simple. >>> >>> do >>> # set xkbmap us intl >>> >>> then look at this: >>> http://dry.sailingissues.com/us-international-keyboard-layout.html >>> to learn how to use it. >> >> That's interesting, but is there any obvious advantage over the deadkey >> method, rather than preference? I think I prefer the other, probably >> because I am familiar with it... > > I'm not sure what you mean. Us-intl keyboard w/ deadkeys is what I sent > you. Whatever method it is you speak of, my method is more efficient, > quicker, fewer keys to press. > à is only `+a. á is only '+a, etc. ç is only rt-alt+c. ¿ is only > rt-alt+?, etc. ñ is either ~+n or rt-alt+n, é is just rt-alt+e, etc., > etc. > Easy to type 28°C, 55,00€, ß, þ, ö µ ð é ® © § ... all with a simple > 2key combo simultaneously (not 1 key, then another key, etc.) > I can type c. 75 wpm using us intl. I type in 4 different languages, > and need access to a lot of these diacritical marks. If I had to > memorize and use all those 3 key gymnastics combos, I'd go crazy. > Besides, it's working. Including in OpenOffice. Thanks for the explanation. Others may be interested too, including Hugo, the original poster.
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