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Re: Keyboard shortcuts

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 02:57:31 -0500 (EST)
To: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
cc: <www-amaya-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0301220256362.22370-100000@tux.w3.org>

On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Irene Vatton wrote:

>> >Amaya lets you customize your keyboard mapping.
>> >You just have to define a file amaya.keyboard (Unix) or amaya.kb (Windows)
>> >in your AmayaHome directory.
>> Right, but the problem is that I don't know of any mechanism for selecting
>> between keyboard profiles if you use more than one of them. Having a
>> distribution with several optional keyboard files would help, but there are
>> people using azerty keyboards, qwerty keyboards, and belgian keyboards, all
>> of whom can be expected to use the french version, so they still need to pick
>> a keyboard file.
>A configuration menu could suggest to chose a predefine amaya.keyboard
>or amaya.kb file and install it in the user environment.

Yes, this would make sense.

>> I will start to look at the code, but would appreciate any pointers...
>I suggest you have a look at the file Amaya/thotlib/dialogue/input.c
>The configuration file is read by InitTranslations to generate internal structures.
>ThotInput uses these internal structures to call associated functions.

great. Many thanks.


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