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Old 12-28-2008, 06:25 PM   #1
Mol_Bolom
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xkb and compose?


After talking to someone about the Cherokee keyboard layout I made at linuxforums, I had went through and tried to adjust settings again to see what I could come up with.

I modified every single compose file so that the US intl layout would change to Ꭰ (Cherokee letter 'a'). After making one change in a compose file, I would restart X with CTRL+ALT+BKSPC, then move on to the next compose file and change that, and restart X, etc etc etc...

However, even with changing all instances of ( "\301" Aacute ) to ( "\13A0" U13A0 ) nothing changed. I still get the character instead of Ꭰ.

Any ideas? Or at least any idea as to the purpose of all the Compose files if nothing changes?

<Edit>

Ok, I've found these sites and followed what these people did and used export trying to figure out the locale, but there is still no change what-so-ever...

http://www.madboa.com/geek/utf8/
http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/gen...lt-locale.html

Can someone please tell me why these compose directories even exist on an install if editing/modifying them does absolutely nothing? Or is export LC_ALL, LANG etc the wrong thing to use? And if so, what is the right way of doing this?

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