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Old 05-16-2006, 02:29 AM   #1
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Wink Apple-like accented keys

Apple has a very nice method of inputing accented charactors, just option+n + n to get and just option + something to get a lot of useful keys. Is there a simple way get similar function in linux. I'm using KDE 3.5 and it looks like (k)xkb can configure something along these lines, but the documentation I found was not completely helpful and my experementation did not lead anywhere. I would like to use the "windows" key as the modifier key if possiable.
Old 05-16-2006, 06:21 AM   #2
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Run xev to find out the keycode for the Win key, then do

xmodmap -e "keycode 115 = Multi_key" if the keycode is 115.

Press and release the three keys Win ` e in succession to get for example

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