Firefox 4.01 in Kubuntu 11.04: no ¨dead¨ keys, no compose key.
dmcgarrett at optonline.net
Wed May 18 06:59:41 UTC 2011
On 05/18/2011 02:31 AM, Bas Roufs wrote:
> Hello Everybody
> Recently some strange problem popped up in Firefox 4.01 inside Kubuntu
> 11.04: ¨dead keys¨ as well as the ¨ compose key¨ do not function any
> more in that specific application. I use the keyboard lay out ¨ USA
> international with dead keys¨ . As far as I can see, everything works
> well in ALL other applications, where I do get characters like é,à
> and â in a correct way: by typing e.g. ´ and than a. But, as I said,
> ¨dead¨ keys like ´, ¨, etc. do not function any more correctly inside
> one single, but often used application: Firefox. The same applies for
> characters produced by the so-called compose key: e.g. compose-s-s
> which produces ß. This happens still really everywhere at my 11.04
> system, except inside Firefox 4.01.
> Does anybody know any way to instruct Firefox to use the same keyboard
> lay-out as in all other applications?
> Respectfully yours,
I just opened FF 4.0.1 and in the Google entry space typed Straße, and
it came out with the ess-tset just as I typed,
using the key I have mapped to compose. This is in PCLos, kde 4.6.2. I
don't have FF 4.01. AFAIK, my FF is up to date.
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