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From: Olaf Kayser <okayser@iabm.dtu.dk>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2000 22:30:00 +0100 (WETDST)
Message-Id: <200004272130.WAA29749@diabe.iabm.dtu.dk>
To: www-amaya@w3.org
Subject: Keyboard problems (cont.)

1. I found the solution: In /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/XF86Config replaced
RightAlt Meta with RightAlt Compose.
I also tried RightAlt ModeShift which resulted in RightAlt (Alt Gr)
having no effect. Maybe Amaya sets AltGr ModeShift, causing the
2. Any hint on how to fix the problem in Windows 98?

>Thanks, but:
>It's only in Amaya that Alt-Gr doesn't have any effect. Otherwise it
>works fine. Amaya seems to switch it off.
>My xmodmap -pk says:
>    111    	0xff61 (Print)	0xff62 (Execute)	
>    112    	0xffaf (KP_Divide)	
>    113    	0xff7e (Mode_switch)	0xff20 (Multi_key)	
>    114    	
>My modmap says:
>shift       Shift_L (0x32),  Shift_R (0x3e)
>lock        Caps_Lock (0x42)
>control     Control_L (0x25),  Control_R (0x6d)
>mod1        Alt_L (0x40)
>mod2        Num_Lock (0x4d)
>mod3        Mode_switch (0x71)
>mod5        Scroll_Lock (0x4e)
>BTW: The same problem is in Windows 98. Something to do with danish keyboard
>>>The use of Alt-Gr depends on the current installation. Some Linux distributions
>>>use that key for generating some frequently used letters with diacritics like
>>> in French (see a French keaboard)>>>>.
>>>I personally have a QWERTY (uk) keyboard and I use the Atl-Gr as a mutli key.
>>>I have a configuration file in my HOME directory .Xmodmap that contains:
>>>keycode 22 = BackSpace
>>>keycode 187 = Delete
>>>keycode 113 = Multi_key
>>>     Irene.
>>Sorry to disturb, but I simply can't get Alt-Gr characters
>>(e.g. $, @) as described by your doc, neither on Windows
>>or on Linux. I just get the "standard" characters (e.g. 4, 2).
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