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Re: keyboard macro

From: Yuri Khan
Subject: Re: keyboard macro
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 01:17:30 +0700

On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 11:35 PM, Christof Spitz <address@hidden> wrote:

> I have to write special characters for transliteration of a non-european
> language (devanagari) in Emacs. These include characters like ā,ī,ū,ś,ṣ etc.
> Basically this has become easy since Emacs supports Unicode. The question is 
> how
> to enter those special characters easily. In Windows, I use a scripting 
> program
> called "AutoHotKey". I defined macros so that, for example, when I write "..a"
> it will insert "ā" etc.

It never ceases to amaze me how far people are willing to go just to
avoid using an appropriate OS-level keyboard layout. In your case,
probably, the command “setxkbmap -layout "us,in" -variant ",deva"
-options "grp:caps_toggle,grp_led:caps"” will help a lot.

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