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Old 03-15-2010, 04:14 AM   #16
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'a' isn't a modifier key so this won't work, unless you want to loose 'a' to work as it does usually.
 
Old 03-15-2010, 06:35 PM   #17
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Can you provide more context ?
Why do you want that ?
When running what application(s) ?
 
Old 03-18-2010, 02:12 PM   #18
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I must agree with the last poster.

Essentially, you would need to assign "a" to be both a modifier and an alphanumeric key at the same time, and it's difficult to see how that could be done. The converse case would be to assign the left Control to producing, say, , yet still have it used for Control. The keyboard drivers in /lib/kbd/, like those in xkb, make a clear distinction between modifiers and alphanumeric keys, and to get round that you'd presumably have to re-write the kernel.

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