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Re: MUPAK - McVeagh's Unicode Phonetic Alphabet Keyboard!

From:Herman Miller <hmiller@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 20, 2002, 4:46
On Mon, 18 Nov 2002 18:57:35 -0500, Jake X <alwaysawake247@...>

>> One thing you might want to keep in mind is that the Ctrl key is often >used >> for menu shortcuts like Ctrl+F for "find" or Ctrl+B for "bold", and the >> left Alt key navigates through menus (e.g., Alt+F in most programs brings >> up the File menu). I like to use mainly the Shift and right Alt keys. I >> usually reserve the Shift key + letter combinations for the more >frequently >> used letters. So for instance, Shift+T is "theta" in my IPA keyboard >> (instead of the rarely used "turned t", which was an old symbol for one of >> the click sounds). >What do you use for capitals then?
You mean the small capitals? Since it's mostly based on CPA (with a few minor changes), most of them are made with the " prefix: {"B} for the small capital B, or {"L} for a small capital L. The small capital G is an exception: {Q}, although it could just as easily be {"G} since that's not used for anything. The small capital OE ligature is {OE} + {Alt+=}. Or are you talking about the keyboards in general, not the IPA keyboard specifically? The Latin keyboard uses shifted letters for capitals, as you'd expect. The other keyboards don't have any capital letters.