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Date:      Sat, 15 Sep 2018 15:10:21 -0000 (UTC)
From:      Christian Weisgerber <>
Subject:   Re: keysym list for French chars
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On 2018-09-15, Matthias Apitz <> wrote:

>> My son starts learning French in school and I want him create a keyboard 
>> mapping for the special French chars we do not have on our German 
>> keyboards. I did this for Spanish already, redefining the useless Windows 
>> key as Modifier key, and pressing this +a gives á, for example. So, I do 
>> know how to hack this, I only need the names of the French keysyms.

These are easy to find in /usr/local/include/X11/keysymdef.h.

À à     Agrave          agrave
Â â     Acircumflex     acircumflex
Æ æ     AE              ae
Ç ç     Ccedilla        ccedilla
É é     Egrave          egrave
È è     Eacute          eacute
Ê ê     Ecircumflex     ecircumflex
Ë ë     Ediaeresis      ediaeresis
Î î     Icircumflex     icircumflex
Ï ï     Idiaeresis      idiaeresis
Ô ô     Ocircumflex     ocircumflex
Œ œ     OE              oe
Ù ù     Ugrave          ugrave
Û û     Ucircumflex     ucircumflex
Ü ü     Udiaeresis      udiaeresis
Ÿ ÿ     Ydiaeresis      ydiaeresis

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                

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