Need help for OE charater for canadian keyboard layout..

Vijay Khemka vkhemka at
Tue Jun 30 23:10:34 UTC 2009


I am a linux developer and porting X11 software for our device. I am facing issue for Canadian keyboard layout. In keyboard layout, I have selected as Canadian multilingual. When I press CTRL+e, as per keyboard it should print an ‘oe’ character (œ) bjt I am simply seeing ‘e’. I have modified xmodmap mapping for keycode 26 to all six levels instead of 2 levels. Earlier it was (e E) and now I have modified to (e E oe OE oe OE). But I still see the same result.


I ran xev program to find more details and saw that state line is showing correct value but XLookupString is returning 0 bytes.

State 0x2000, keycode 26 (keysym 0x13bd, oe), same_screen YES,

XLookupString gives 0 bytes:

XmbLookupString gives 0 bytes:



Any thought here.






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