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arzgi
I'm a Finn, and Finnish language uses often accented characters, like ä and ö. I can produce them from Multikey using stylus, but that is slow method if you are working from keyboard. In /etc/keymap-2.6.map are lines like "compose '~' 'a' to 'ä'", but I could not find how to combine ~ and a, and get ä, for example.

This is the only bigger problem, otherwise I'm very happy user of OZ 3.5.4.1-alpha/SL-C3100. Opie looks great. Thanks guys!
Hrw
install http://ewi546.ewi.utwente.nl/mirror/www.op....0-r5_akita.ipk and look at /etc/keymap-extension-2.6-de.map - maybe this will provide you idea.
arzgi
QUOTE(Hrw @ Mar 28 2006, 09:50 AM)
install http://ewi546.ewi.utwente.nl/mirror/www.op....0-r5_akita.ipk and look at /etc/keymap-extension-2.6-de.map - maybe this will provide you idea.
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Thanks for your quick reply HRW. Now I can write correct Finnish. You are so great! biggrin.gif
arzgi
Hmm, I thought the problem was solved, but only partially. With keymap-extension all
characters, including those mentioned in extension, work perfectly in terminal.
In Opie, small ä and ö work right, but after first Ä or Ö , no other key
than those two works, so I can write only something like "ÄÄÖÄÄÖÖÖ"
sad.gif
Hrw
can you post your keymap extension so someone could look at it?
CoreDump
QUOTE(Hrw @ Mar 29 2006, 07:57 AM)
can you post your keymap extension so someone could look at it?
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Sounds like the infamous Fn+Shift = dead keyboard bug ph34r.gif
arzgi
QUOTE(Hrw @ Mar 29 2006, 08:57 AM)
can you post your keymap extension so someone could look at it?
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# German keymapping
charset "iso-8859-1"
altgr keycode 24 = +odiaeresis
altgr keycode 30 = +adiaeresis
#altgr keycode 22 = +udiaeresis
shift altgr keycode 24 = +Odiaeresis
shift altgr keycode 30 = +Adiaeresis
#altgr shift keycode 22 = +Udiaeresis
#altgr keycode 31 = ssharp


It's exactly the same as you told me (the Akita example), I only commented out german
characters.
arzgi
QUOTE(CoreDump @ Mar 29 2006, 09:06 AM)
QUOTE(Hrw @ Mar 29 2006, 07:57 AM)
can you post your keymap extension so someone could look at it?
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Sounds like the infamous Fn+Shift = dead keyboard bug ph34r.gif
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I was no aware of that bug, but those problematic Ä an Ö are Fn+Shift+a and FN+Shift+o.
CoreDump
CODE
Revision: b29e6e610a1fbefdea1d7d82de917d45af006e35
Ancestor: 65663f9c4ba58c43f869ff2a02bcfd05cae14185
Author: coredump@openembedded.org
Date: 2006-03-29T15:36:18
Branch: org.openembedded.dev

Added files:
       packages/keymap-locales/files/akita/keymap-extension-2.6-fi.map
       packages/keymap-locales/files/borzoi/keymap-extension-2.6-fi.map
       packages/keymap-locales/files/c7x0/keymap-extension-2.6-fi.map
       packages/keymap-locales/files/collie/keymap-extension-2.4-fi.map
       packages/keymap-locales/files/spitz/keymap-extension-2.6-fi.map
Modified files:
       packages/keymap-locales/keymap-locales.bb

ChangeLog:

keymap-locales: Add finnish keymap to Akita, Borzoi, Spitz, C7x0 & Collie
Courtesy of arzgi from oesf.org


Added to 3.5.4.1, thanks!
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