Special characters not possible

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mrjerz
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Special characters not possible

Post by mrjerz » Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:37 am

Hi,

I am not able to type any special characters inside the nodes, nor relations.
This means, i cannot type letters as @, {, }, |, [, ].
It is possible, to copy them from another document (e.g. TextEdit) and paste them into the node.
The behaviour is the same in all Cmaps.

I believe it might be a matter of my language preferences, or keyboard layout mapping issue.
I can find entries as below one in my Cmap Log file:

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***>>I18N Warning: The language has not been loaded.
I18NHelper :: setLocale (  )
>>----Language Information-----<<

_currentLanguage: 
_currentRegion: 
_currentLocale: 
_systemLanguage: en
_systemRegion: 
I use CmapTools 6.03 on Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.3
I am using a German (Austrian) keyboard layout.
My System Language is English.
I have 8GB or RAM

Is there a possibility to fix that?
Thx a lot and BR!

cmapadmin
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Re: Special characters not possible

Post by cmapadmin » Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:08 pm

Strange, CmapTools is used in dozens of languages. What happens if you change your keyboard to be a standard US (English) Keyboard?

mrjerz
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Joined: Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:23 am

Re: Special characters not possible

Post by mrjerz » Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:18 pm

I don't seem to experience any trouble with the Standard US keyboard.

What might also be interesting is that on the German (Austrian) Keyboard, all characters @, |, {, }, [, ] have in common that they use the Alt key modifier.

@ ... Alt + L
[ ... Alt + 5
] ... Alt + 6
| ... Alt + 7
{ ... Alt + 8
} ... Alt + 9

Interestingly other keys using the Alt Modifier seem to work.

cmapadmin
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Re: Special characters not possible

Post by cmapadmin » Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:28 pm

Interesting.

May be a problem with the way shortcuts are being handled.

mrjerz
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Joined: Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:23 am

Re: Special characters not possible

Post by mrjerz » Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:44 am

Do you think something on my side or your side should be fixed?

BR

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