"Key switches keyboard layout while pressed" -- how?
urtzi at fmf.uni-lj.si
Thu Jan 25 10:22:36 GMT 2007
I'd need some help with keymap switching under KDE.
I have two keyboard layouts in my system (Slovene and Spanish, with the first
as default), and I have to switch often between them. I find it quite
unconfortable to have to change the entire layout manually to be able to type
just a few special characters (accents and the ñ) and then back.
In the "Xkb Options" of the KDE Control Center I see there is the possibility
to have some keys switch to another keymap just while pressed. That's ideal
for me, because if I want a Spanish accent I just press key + accent, then
the accented letter, and that's it; therefore, I set it so that the right
CTRL switches keymaps while pressed.
However, the changes I make seem to have no effect. Neither CTRL nor the
Windows keys switch the keymaps at all. Anybody can tell me what is wrong?
I am running a fresh Kubuntu Edgy w. KDE 3.5.5 and kernel 2.6.17-10-generic
on a HP-Compaq nc6120 laptop.
Thanks in advance for your help,
- Urtzi -
Fakulteta za Matematiko in Fiziko, Univerza v Ljubljani
Jadranska 19, Si-1000 Ljubljana
Tel: ++386 01 540 13 53
e-mail: urtzi at fmf.uni-lj.si
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