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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