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Keyboard AltGr key not operational with any second key in Lazarus IDE, with

MS Wired Keyboard 600 (model 1576)
Lazarus 2.0.10
Debian 11.2

It works fine with "gedit" editor and the terminal.

Is there some kind of related settings in Lazarus IDE I should be aware of?

What exactly is "not operational"? And are "any second key" other control keys, or letter/digit keys?

Usually the IDE treats AltGr as alt + ctrl.

So then it depends, what your typing, and if it conflicts with other key combos.
For example alt + ctrl + w opens the watches window. But that means, if your local keyboard has some other "input" assigned to that, that other "input" is blocked.

By not operational I mean that AltGr plus a second key doesn't yield anything. For example with that particular keyboard I should get certain special characters as follow:

AltGr + 2 --> @
AltGr + 3 --> #
AltGr + e --> €
AltGr + à --> {
AltGr + $ --> }
AltGr + è --> [
AltGr + ¨ --> ]

but I don't. Likewise with Alt + Ctrl + .


That depends on the keyboard driver of the OS. For german keyboards you got for example this connection:

AltGr q --> @

Test your AltGr key binding in some simple editor like joe.



--- Quote from: MaxCuriosus on February 04, 2022, 11:15:27 pm ---Keyboard AltGr key not operational with any second key in Lazarus IDE, with

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This is a bit of a minefield. I've been looking recently at the <Shift><AltGr> "compose key" functionality, and it varies enormously over different WMs and apps.



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