Trouble entering composed characters
Camaleˇn <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Fri, 29 Apr 2011 09:14:55 -0400, Nikolaus Rath wrote:
>> I have trouble entering keyboard compositions in many, but not all
>> applications. For example, when entering dead_iota + a (which I have
>> configured to give adiaresis in ~/.XCompose) gnome terminal just beeps
>> and does nothing. Other affected applications are gedit, icedove and
>> LibreOffice. Emacs, on the other hand, does not show any problems and
>> correctly inserts adiaresis.
> All of the failing apps are GTK2+ based... does it work with another
> combination, let's say "<dead_iota> <Shift_L> <a>" (what I'm trying with
> that is to find out a possible collision with another system-wide
> predefined key combo).
No, none of the composition sequences seem to work.
> Hum... maybe I'm guessing too much but, have you tried to setup an "us-
> intl╣" keyboard layout? I say this because getting the diaeresis
> characters (ń, ─, Ű, ╦...) is easier with it as there is no need to
> define specific composing combination :-?
When switching to us-intl, I can enter the characters with AltGr. But I
don't want to use that.
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