[maemo-users] pipe character on n810

From: Erik Hovland erik at hovland.org
Date: Mon Feb 11 19:48:40 EET 2008
On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 11:36:17AM -0600, Dave Sherohman wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 09:15:11AM -0800, Erik Hovland wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 02:19:41PM +0100, Mathias Uebelacker wrote:
> > > I don't know but if you press and release the left Chr key you will get a
> > > popup with special characters.
> > 
> > Almost there. After pressing the chr, then you have to press the up
> > arrow on the screen. There you have what is likely one of the most
> > important unix special characters. Crazy. At least the '-' has been
> > promoted to a first class key on the N810.
> Since the 800's keyboard (in both forms) is purely an on-screen display,
> shouldn't it be possible to rearrange the layout with a patch?

Yes, indeed. It is even possible to have the vertical bar promoted to
the first screen of the special characters field on the N810.

There is some wiki around that rearranged the key map for other
languages. I am so lazy that I have not bothered to look up that link.
But it would probably be the place to start.


Erik Hovland
mail: erik at hovland.org
web: http://hovland.org/
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