[fpc-devel] FP IDE and keyboard layouts

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 16:50:53 CEST 2007

OK, that's weird. Somehow that one terminal got reset to Qwerty (not
sure how that happened).  I opened another terminal windows, made sure
it's Dvorak, then started FP. Now all is fine.  :-)

Thanks for the responses.


On 29/08/2007, Daniël Mantione <daniel.mantione at freepascal.org> wrote:
> Op Wed, 29 Aug 2007, schreef Graeme Geldenhuys:
> > That's only got F-keys and special keys like PgUp, PgDn etc..  What
> > about alpha keys, numeric keys etc..? eg: a-z and 0-9 ....
> The IDE recognizes the characters a-z sent by the terminal emulator. Those
> are then converted to scancode+symbol in the keyboard unit, and then
> interpreted again. FV uses just the scancode, so some weird characters
> that do not have a scancode might fail.
> However, it should be keymap independend, and on my system it works
> perfectly: if I swaitch my keyboard to azerty is behaves as expected both
> in xterm and console.
> Daniël
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