Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 99060
Some deadkeys don't work properly when using us_international layout
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:55:38 EDT
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Description of problem:
When setting the keyboard layout to us_international, I can't type the double-quota.
Usually if I press the double-quota+space I should get it ( " ) like the single quota, instead I get the diaeresis ( Â¨ ). I have a problem also with typing the cedille(for French), to get the cedille I used the single quote( ' ) + the key (c), and instead of the cedille( Ã§ ) I get Ä.
BTW I entered the " and the Ã§ using the character selector, it's the only way I have now to use them. The double-quote is more important than the cedille but I think it should happen for the same reason, I guess should related to the symbol map in us_intl
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Set the keyboard to us_intl
2.Try the " + space in an editor, konsole,...
Actual Results: I get Â¨
Expected Results: I should get "
I'm going to change the component to XFree86, since that's where the actual
keymaps come from.
Hmm...on my RHL 9 box here the behavior I see:
1) In an xterm, I run the command "setxkbmap us_intl". That loads the keymap
2) When I press the (') key twice I see (Â´).
3) When I press the (') key and then the (e) key, I see (Ã©)
4) When I press the (Shift) + (') key and then the (e) key, I see (Ã«).
5) When I press the (Shift) + (') key and then the (Shift) + (') key again, I
That looks like the correct behavior to me, but it looks different than what you
What version of XFree86 are you running? Run 'rpm -q XFree86' to find out.
I am running XFree86-4.3.0-2.
After more searching, I solve part of the problem, the double quote, but not the cedille.
There was not problem with the single quote(') and accented letters. The problem was with the
double quote(") and the cedille(Ã§).
If you press the (Shift) + (') key and then the space you should get the ASCII double quote("),
not the diaeresis(or umlaut) (Â¨), so I had no way to get the ASCII double quote than with the
I solve the double quote, by changing one line (the 26) in the file:
The original line was:
<dead_diaeresis> <space> : "Â¨" diaeresis
and I replaced by:
<dead_diaeresis> <space> : "\"" quotedbl
So to get the double quote(ASCII) :
I press the (Shift) + (') key and then the space, and I get the ("). Before I got the (Â¨).
But the cedille still it doesn't work.
If I press (') key and then the key (c), I should get the cedille (Ã§), but I get (Ä).
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