Séamas Ó Brógáin
sob at iol.ie
Sat Mar 10 09:58:38 UTC 2012
> Do I have any control over what specific utf-8 characters are generated
> for some specific sequence of keyboard presses?
Yes, if you make your own compose table.
(1) Create (or copy) the plain-text file /home/*****/.XCompose (where
***** is the name of your home folder)
(2) Add as many lines as you like with the following syntax:
<Multi_key> <c> <a> : "â"
where the first two characters are the ones you type and the third
one (in quotation marks) is the replacement.
(2) Enable this by adding the line
to the file /etc/environment
This is necessary if you want your custom table to override the default
one. Unfortunately, it also makes Unicode hex entry no longer work. (But
there are alternatives.)
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