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International Language Environments Guide for Oracle Solaris 11.1     Oracle Solaris 11.1 Information Library
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1.  Introduction

2.  Unicode and UTF-8 Locale Support

3.  Working with Languages and Locales

4.  Desktop Keyboard Preferences and Input Methods

About Keyboard Layout and Input Method Settings

Keyboard Layout Selection in GNOME Desktop Manager

How to Select the Keyboard Layout in GNOME Desktop Manager

Input Methods

How to Activate and Deactivate Input Methods

How to Change Input Method Framework in Trusted Extensions

About IBus

IBus Configuration

Language Engines Available on the IBus Input Method Framework

Input Method for Indic Languages

IBus XKBC IM Engine

IBus Virtual Keyboard (ibus-keyboard)

Internet Intranet Input Method Framework

How to Use the ATOK and Wnn Language Engines With IIIMF

GNOME Keyboard Preferences

How to Set Keyboard Preferences and Customization

Keyboard Layout Options and Default Behavior

How to Add and Remove Keyboard Layouts

How to Add EuroSign to Certain Keys

How to Set Key Sequence to Kill the X Server

How to Set a Keyboard Shortcut to Switch Between Selected Keyboard Layouts

GNOME Keyboard Layout Indicator (Keyboard Selector)

Keyboard Layout Settings Using the X Keyboard Extension (setxkbmap)

Keyboard Layout in the Console

5.  Configuring Fonts

6.  Advanced Topics

A.  Available Locales


Chapter 4

Desktop Keyboard Preferences and Input Methods

There are many different options for configuring the keyboard in Oracle Solaris 11 desktop. However most desktop users would need to do only minimal configuration in order to correctly set the keyboard. This chapter describes the Keyboard preferences and Input Methods, and the process to correctly configure the keyboard according to your needs.