Re: Documenting Keyboard prefs - Layout Options

On Tuesday at 23:15, Joachim Noreiko wrote:

> I can't get the 'Switch while pressed' options to
> work.
> Is this normal -- will there always be some options
> that won't work on some people's systems?
> I've added a note to the top of the section:
> "The options shown in this tabbed section depend on
> the X windowing system you are using. Not all the
> following options might be listed on your system, and
> not all the options shown might work on your system."

It works for me with at least "Left Alt" key.  It's probably very
messy internals hitting in: my other keys already have different

So yes, this depends on a lot of factors, and it's up to distributors
to ensure that what they ship as their xkbdata corresponds with

> The other option to add a Euro character to a key --
> this adds the Euro as a Third Level, doesn't it?

Yes, I think so.

>> "CapsLock key behaviour" lists some options for Caps
>> Lock itself, and
>> I don't know what all these options are.
> Same again, I can't get most of these to work.

Probably the same problem: I am not exactly sure which of these
options can work with each other, but they should all work in some
configuration or the other.

> Does anyone know anything about the two Miscellaneous
> options?

Not me, but the second "Ctrl+Alt" server keys seems to be something
about killing an X server, or switching between virtual terminals ;)


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