Making unicode characters on a US keyboard

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Tue Dec 17 07:52:19 UTC 2013


On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 10:12:35PM +0000, Paul Sladen wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Dec 2013, Liam Proven wrote:
> > On 16 December 2013 22:00, Kevin O'Gorman <kogorman at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > And Liam, is this much much easier way something I can do in Xubuntu?
> > On *any* Linux with *any* desktop
> 
> Whereas ISO 14755 Unicode input (the standardised method) should be
> available regardlessly.

But isn't, because Qt refuses to implement this, pushing the
responsibility to a lower layer:
https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-8
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103788

> Compose keys are awsome, however they are not
> all keyboard layouts by default; they may require remapping
> first.  For an immediate need—this may not be as quick!

Marius Gedminas
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