Re: xkb

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At 08:58 AM 11/1/2002 +0200, you wrote:
try:
  setxkbmap -option "grp:alt_shift_toggle"

OK, I tried. There must be something more to this... I suspect that xkb has 
to be configured for whatever keyboards are needed (like US English and 
French). I haven't found any information on how to go about this without 
getting into heavy programming.
I looked at man setxkbmap and don't understand too much... :((
PJ

----- Original Message -----
From: <info@lespetitsplaisirs.com>
To: <newbie@XFree86.Org>
Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2002 7:49 PM
Subject: xkb


 > I need to switch languages (English, French, Italian) very often within
the
 > same document where I am using text and graphics - in OpenOffice,
specifically.
 > s there some way to switch keyboard layouts on FreeBSD quickly and
 > painlessly as can be done on Windows?
 > On Windows, hiting Left Shift + Alt switches between keyboards.
 > An alternate way of entering accented or "strange" characters (on Windows)
 > is to hold down Alt and enter the ASCII codes from the number pad, e.g.
Alt
 > - 0233 produces .
 > I was told that xkb (or is it XKB) could do this; that I could switch
 > keyboards with hotkeys. Would this work in OpenOffice? In kde3?
 > Where can I find info on how to implement and use?
 > Thanks in advance,
 > PJ
 >
 >
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