[Openmcl-devel] Typing #
alms at clozure.com
Sat Oct 25 15:12:04 EDT 2008
You also have the option of creating a custom keyboard layout.
There's an online utility for producing these for OS X here:
(linked to and described by http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040517070817474)
The xml format of OS X keylayout resources is described here:
On Oct 25, 2008, at 2:41 PM, Barry Perryman wrote:
> I find that I don't really use the pound sign that much so I've
> swapped the keyboard layout to US format - which doesn't seem to make
> that much of a difference on my MBP layout as it would on a non apple
> brand laptop - so that I can just use shift-3 as required. By enabling
> the show input menu in the menu bar I can always swap back to a UK
> keyboard should the need arise.
> On 25 Oct 2008, at 13:50, Stephen Parker wrote:
>> On 25 Oct 2008, at 13:43, Gary Byers wrote:
>>> See <http://trac.clozure.com/openmcl/ticket/182>.
>> Thanks. I hadn't spotted that. The suggestion there (control-q,
>> option-3) works
>> fine (although is a bit of a handful).
>>> In Apple's Terminal.app, if the "Use option as Meta key" preference
>>> is enabled, does Option-3 produce a # on a UK keyboard, or is it
>>> interpreted as Meta-3 ?
>> It is interpreted as Meta-3.
>>> If there are multiple option keys on your keyboard, is there any
>>> between the effect of using the left or right option modifiers ?
>> I cannot detect any difference between using the left and right
>>> On Sat, 25 Oct 2008, Stephen Parker wrote:
>>>> I'm sure this is very obvious, but I can't work out how to type a #
>>>> symbol into Clozure using my UK macbook. Normally this would be
>>>> Alt-3. Using "Special Characters ..." is getting tiresome. Advice
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