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Extended Character Set Implementation in Latin 1 Based Languages

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037294D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bitton, Y Morrison, HZ Plute, ME [+details]

Abstract

Described is a method which enables a computer user to access a newly defined keyboard graphic layer. A Special-Character Keyboard is a set of characters comprising accents and special characters. This additional graphic layer is used to extend the character set available to the user on enhanced keyboards. A graphic layer is defined as a set of characters assigned to the keys in each of the three modes: base, shift, and alternate. (Image Omitted)