[FEISTY] OpenOffice and X's compose key

Jonathan Kaye jdkaye10 at yahoo.es
Thu May 10 07:25:32 UTC 2007

Carlos A. Carnero Delgado wrote:

> Hello,
> since I have to type documents with accented characters (Spanish) I
> have enabled KDE's compose key. It works great on any and all KDE
> application.
> With OpenOffice some keys get properly accented, some don't (i.e.,
> accented e is é but accented o is NOT ó.) Has anyone encountered such
> behavior? Solution?
> Best regards,
> Carlos.
Hi Carlos,
If you go into KDE's control centre Regional & Accessibility -> Keyboard
Layout and check "Enable keyboard layouts" you can install a full-blown
Spanish keyboard. A little flag icon will then appear in your system tray
and you can easily switch from one keyboard to another. This is the method
that I use at it works perfectly on openoffice. This has the advantage of
putting the characters in their usual place with respect to the national
keyboard. The ñ character is found just to the right of "L" on the Spanish
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