[Spellyans] Front unrounded vowels, was: The quantity system
eddie_climo at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jun 25 07:29:12 BST 2008
On 24 Jun 2008, at 23:01, Michael Everson wrote:
> At 22:55 +0100 2008-06-24, A. J. Trim wrote:
>> Yes, I would prefer to use an acute accent, rather than using a
>> providing the acute accent is not going to be used for something
>> I use a Windows PC, and all I have to do is to press the AltGr
>> button whilst
>> typing my vowel.
> It won't work on a Macintosh on y.
>> This works for <é> easily. I have made it work for <ý> (by re-
>> mapping my
>> keyboard using the freely available Microsoft Keyboard Layout
>> Creator) but
>> some people would have difficulty with this.
> Indeed, your y-acute was converted to a double-dagger here on my
Rather than a double-dagger, I got a y-acute on *my* Macintosh, but
I've no idea what the keyboard shortcut would be for me to type in
that character-diacritic combination.
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