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 Alexander Gottwald - Re: be / international keyboard with xserv 4.3.0-57
Alexander Gottwald - Re: be / international keyboard with xserv 4.3.0-57
Subject: Re: be / international keyboard with xserv 4.3.0-57
(There > are two Belgian keyboard layouts: "Belgisch (punt)" and "Belgisch > (komma)" because some keyboards have a comma on the numeric keypad -- I > do think the "Belgisch (komma)" isn't used that much).
www.cygwin.com /ml/cygwin-xfree/2004-03/msg00443.html   (244 words)

  
  FingerWorks -- International Keyboard Layouts
For all International layouts, the '102nd International key' is accessible on the right portion of Left Shift.
If you tell Windows or Linux that the TouchStream is a Finnish USB keyboard, the symbols you are accustomed to will be generated, regardless of what is printed on the cover.
However, the selection is unlikely to expand until we have resellers in your country.
www.fingerworks.com /international_layouts.html   (225 words)

  
  Keyboard layout - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A syllabic chord keyboard is a keyboard with three sets of keys that are used to type in a single syllable with one (combined) keystroke.
In Japanese, the QWERTY-based JIS keyboard layout is used, and the pronunciation of each character is entered using Hepburn romanization or Kunrei-shiki romanization.
Keyboards used in the mainland of the People's Republic of China typically use a US keyboard and input Chinese characters using Hanyu pinyin, which represents the sounds of Chinese characters using Latin letters.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Keyboard_layout   (2418 words)

  
 Keyboard Summary
A keyboard consists of two parts: a set of keys that are pushed in sequence by the typist (or keyer) and an encoder that identifies each pressed key and generates a code that uniquely identifies that key.
The QWERTY keyboard continues to be featured on the vast majority of computer keyboards in English-speaking countries even though the reason for its creation, to minimize typewriter jamming, ceased to be relevant with the invention of electric typewriters and computers.
The Dvorak keyboard is considered by some to be a more efficient design because it concentrates the most-used keys on the center row of the keyboard.
www.bookrags.com /Keyboard   (1018 words)

  
 IBM model M keyboards
Keyboards are differentiated by the types of key switches used.
Key switches are the part of the keyboard which allows the user to press an individual key and then convert mechanical force into electrical signals.
We have been big fanatics of these keyboards since 1985 and we are happy to help convert and equip as many true computer experts as possible.
clickykeyboards.com /index.cfm/fa/items.main/parentcat/11067/.../171726   (1230 words)

  
 Technical Note TN2056: Installable Keyboard Layouts
Keyboards have ID numbers which uniquely identify them; these are not shown to the end user.
It is possible for a keyboard associated with a script to generate Unicode strings that cannot be converted to the associated encoding.
Since the ISO keyboard used in Europe can be handled with the same layout as the ANSI keyboard used in the US, that leaves ANSI and JIS (used in Japan) as the two classes that need to be handled.
developer.apple.com /technotes/tn2002/tn2056.html   (3140 words)

  
 Useful Resources
An international keyboard layout based on the German standard layout, intended for practically all languages written using the Latin script including e.g.
Romanian Academic is set of keyboard layouts for the Mac OS, which includes a Unicode keyboard compliant with the Romanian national standard SR-13392/1998.
Keyboard layouts for use with Keyman are available for many languages, and custom keyboard layouts for both simple and highly complex scripts can be quickly designed and packaged for distribution with Keyman Developer.
www.unicode.org /onlinedat/resources.html   (0 words)

  
 International keyboard layouts - CompWisdom   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dvorak keyboard layouts are based on designs created by Dr. August Dvorak, a professor at the University of Washington during the 1930s and 1940s.
Fentek now offers a Dvorak keyboard with the layouts which match the Dvorak layouts found within your Windows software (This keyboard is not hardwired but will require you to reconfigure your software for the Dvorak layout).
To use the dual keyboard set up click on the blue icon with initials on it (En by default) that should have appeared in the system tray (bottom right normally where the clock is) then click on the keyboard layout (language) you currently wish to use.
www.compwisdom.com /topics/International-keyboard-layouts   (2015 words)

  
 International Keyboard History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Keyboard Hack - International keyboard layouts are available, including Dvorak, German, French,...
Computer History and Keyboard History - Qwerty, Dvorak, XPeRT - Computer and Keyboard History and the XPeRT Solution - 2003 ›› The XPeRT Keyboard enables touch typing...
German Keyboarding US-International Keyboard Map - Keyboard for German, Danish and other languages; US-International keyboard in Winfows...
www.pianothings.com /international-keyboard-history.html   (682 words)

  
 Keyboard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A keyboard is a data entry or control using a number of keys which are be pressed by the fingers.
Alphanumeric keyboards (including the typewriter keyboard the generic computer keyboard and its descendant the IBM PC keyboard)
the CCITT telephone keypad (with the 123 keys at the arguably the most common keyboard layout in world with roughly 700 000 000 telephones the world (estimated as of 1994).
www.freeglossary.com /Keyboard   (591 words)

  
 Evertype: Celtic Keyboard Layouts
It is assumed that the standard ISO keyboard is the hardware in use.
As a matter of historical interest, I have made descriptions of the keyboard layouts of the original Irish typewriters (ca.
Cymraeg Cydwladol International keyboard for Welsh recommended for use in Ireland and Scotland.
www.evertype.com /celtscript/celt-keys.html   (464 words)

  
 UniPers Keyboard Layouts
UniPers-1 Keyboard Layout - This layout should be associated with English keyboards (EN).
UniPers-International Keyboard Layout - This layout should be associated with English keyboards (EN).
UniPers-F1 French Keyboard Layout - This layout should be associated with French keyboards (FR).
www.unipers.com /keyboards.htm   (268 words)

  
 keys1
Some authors even claim that the keyboard is actually configured to minimize speed since decreasing speed would have been one way to avoid the jamming of the typewriter.
In discussing the background of the Dvorak keyboard and prior to introducing the results of the study, the report claims: ''Indisputably, it is obvious that the Simplified Keyboard is easier to master than the Standard Keyboard.".
Although the Sholes (Qwerty) keyboard fails at conditions A and B (most typing is done on the top row and the balance between the two hands is 57% and 43%), the policy to put successively typed keys as far apart as possible favors factor C, thus leading to relatively rapid typing.
wwwpub.utdallas.edu /~liebowit/keys1.html   (9958 words)

  
 Dvorak Simplified Keyboard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Children now in elementary school and pre-school are beginning a life time of typing on a keyboard layout that will stunt their development and ruin their hands with years of use.
The Dvorak keyboard is elegantly simple: the five vowels AOEUI are under the "home" fingers of the left hand and the five most used consonants DHTNS are under the "home" fingers of the right hand.
With this layout, 70 percent of typing occurs on the "home" keys and is evenly distributed between right and left hands.
www.voicenet.com /~grassie/Fldr.Articles/Simplified.html   (1805 words)

  
 keyboard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Keyboard magazine is the definitive source for information on the hottest music and music technology, including keyboards, synths, digital pianos.
The Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator This application designed for Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Server 2003 allows the creation of new keyboard layouts from scratch, base a new layout on an.
The Dvorak keyboard layout is a control panel option on almost every.
www.prowebinfo.com /webterms6/keyboard.html   (236 words)

  
 kbAlertz: Publisher for Windows 95 does not support all the Multi-Language capabilities of Windows 95. It does support ...
Once you install these layouts, you can toggle between them using a shortcut key (ALT+LEFT SHIFT is the default) or by clicking an icon on the taskbar.
NOTE: While Publisher does support alternative keyboard layouts, they are not particularly useful without the corresponding alternative character sets.
For example, if you use the Belarusian keyboard layout on a non-Cyrillic version of Windows, your text will appear in Publisher as a series of extended characters.
www.kbalertz.com /kb_Q140845.aspx   (624 words)

  
 International Keyboards and Fonts
Keyboards are available for French, German, Russian and Spanish, as well as for Portuguese and Italian.
The key layout of most non-US keyboards is significantly different from what you are used to (and what the keytops show).
Some applications do reset the keyboard to US-English (or whatever your default is) when you launch them, so you then have to reselect the one you want via the taskbar.
www.usna.edu /LangStudy/international_keyboards.html   (1206 words)

  
 Setting Up International Keyboards LG #53
The biggest problem with kikbd or international keyboard under KDE in X Windows is that it doesn't work in Xfree86 that easily (you have to install some national packages and write garbage with complicated syntax to the above-mentioned files).
A simple way is to start KDE, change the international keyboard settings and immediately write in the language we chose (this will work for German and other languages, but in Eastern European keyboards some letters don't function).
The problem with KDE is that after installing another keyboard, you have no chance to use it as KDE documentation doesn't clearly state how to define your locale settings in a bash_profile.
linuxgazette.net /issue53/sipos.html   (2013 words)

  
 Sorting It All Out : Some thoughts about the Indic keyboard layouts
This led to the inclusion of the Hindi Traditional keyboard layout, a layout that is generally considered to be more intuitive (it does has a lot in common with the INSCRIPT layout, but is not identical to it -- and little things can mean a lot).
The XP keyboard layout for Hindi makes sense in terms of the alphabet structure and the language, and is relatively intuitive.
The Tamil keyboard layout is simply a near-direct transliteration from the Hindi layout with no adjustment for the Tamil letter classifications, groupings or frequency of letter use...
blogs.msdn.com /michkap/archive/2005/12/30/508233.aspx   (1576 words)

  
 The Dvorak Keyboard
If a typist were to hit two keys on the same side of the keyboard in rapid succession, the second lever on its way up would hit the first on its way down, the keys would become stuck together, and the typist would have to stop typing and unstick the keys.
Dvorak attributed the increase in accuracy to the fact that on keyboard, that the most common digraphs (two-letter combinations, such as "ed") in English would occur with a minimum of "hurdling" (having to jump over a key as if it were a hurdle), and would use stronger fingers rather than weaker ones.
I believe that Dvorak's claims that his layout requires less "hurdling" over keys and less total finger travel are true, and that this is more or less directly responsible for the reduction in RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) symptoms that I have experienced.
www.mit.edu:8001 /people/jcb/Dvorak   (1669 words)

  
 US International Keyboard
Personal computers sold in different countries have slightly different keyboard layouts which in many cases is plain silly as people familiar with one national keyboard layout get more or less confused when using a personal computer in another country.
US-layout keyboards can be purchased easily in almost any country in the world and are a good choice for anyone needing to type in more than one language.
The only inconvenience of the US-international keyboard is that producing the characters of the dead-keys alone (quotation for instance) requires also two key-presses.
www.bearware.net /trains/us_intl.htm   (828 words)

  
 Keyboard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alphanumeric keyboard, any keyboard that has both letters and numbers on it
Musical keyboard, a keyboard on a musical instrument
Electronic keyboard, a keyboard instrument that uses electronics to produce sound
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Keyboard   (100 words)

  
 The Dvorak Keyboard
If a typist were to hit two keys on the same side of the keyboard in rapid succession, the second lever on its way up would hit the first on its way down, the keys would become stuck together, and the typist would have to stop typing and unstick the keys.
Dvorak attributed the increase in accuracy to the fact that on keyboard, that the most common digraphs (two-letter combinations, such as "ed") in English would occur with a minimum of "hurdling" (having to jump over a key as if it were a hurdle), and would use stronger fingers rather than weaker ones.
I believe that Dvorak's claims that his layout requires less "hurdling" over keys and less total finger travel are true, and that this is more or less directly responsible for the reduction in RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) symptoms that I have experienced.
www.mit.edu /people/jcb/Dvorak/index.html   (1669 words)

  
 The Switchable Dvorak, Qwerty Keyboard*
There is a difficult time during the transition in which both sets of keyboard layouts are held in the brain, and may be confused while typing.
Even Microsoft had the Dvorak keyboard available to its customers, but prior to the first version of Windows, the keyboard mapping within the computer had to be modified during the boot-up process.
With the DvortyBoard and the TypeMatrix keyboards, the keyboard in use becomes invisible to the computer and the operating system it is using.
www.dvortyboards.com /about.html   (1717 words)

  
 How To
The problem with international keyboard layouts arrises because the letters of each key are moved around, but the key codes remain the same.
When you create a keyboard plug-in, you change the letters that appear in the Preferences dialog box so that they correspond to your keyboard layout.
Also in the Keyboard Layout Package is a program called KeyTest that Matt threw together to determine what the key code of a pressed key is. This program will display the key code of a key when you press it on your keyboard.
www.ambrosiasw.com /Ambrosia_Times/July_96/3.4HowTo.html   (820 words)

  
 Internationalization (i18n) Gurus: Keyboard Layouts
Information on Keyboards layouts used around the world (for those nifty shortcuts).
The left tab should offer you a selection of countries for which the layout is available.
Keyboard layout for various European languages (mostly from Eastern/Central Europe).
www.i18ngurus.com /docs/996049093.html   (196 words)

  
 Abledata: Product Detail   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dvorak Keyboard Layouts is a keyboard modification program designed to prevent repetitive strain injury by reducing fatigue or to assist one handed typists and typists who use a wand or mouthstick.
The layout is a map or a definition of how keys are laid out on your keyboard and there is no need to replace or existing hardware to use it.
Dvorak layouts are ideal because they reduce the amount of motion required to type common English text which may help avoid repetitive strain injuries associated with typing.
www.abledata.com /abledata.cfm?pageid=113583&top=0&productid=88343&trail=0   (408 words)

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