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zombie keys

What's New
  • 2011-07-18: Cleanup and Russian Keyboard fixes.2.12
  • 2011-04-18: Subscript / superscript. Resized toolbar icon. Message Filter support2.11
  • 2012-02-17: Fixed Gmail [bug 24735]2.10
  • 2011-12-25: 2.9.1
  • 2011-12-25: Firefox Scratchpad support, Smart Quotes, Russian and Swedish Layouts2.9.1
  • 2011-11-07: Italian Key Layout Support. Postbox 3.x compatible2.8
  • 2011-10-18: French Key Layout Support. Zombiekeys added to Bugzilla!2.6
  • 2011-09-23: Added User Interface and multiple keyboard layout support.2.5
  • 2011-06-05: Compatibility update Fx5.0+Tb5.0.2.1

Entering European languages (which include diacritics (accented characters, diaeresis, umlauts, etc.), ligatures, the Euro sign (€), etc.) into Mozilla applications using an English keyboard doesn't have to be a pain any more: ZombieKeys brings your dead keys to life!

From Microsoft's Keyboard shortcuts for international characters (added € and ¢):

To do thisPress
à, è, ì, ò, ù, À, È, Ì, Ò, ÙCTRL+` (ACCENT GRAVE), the letter
á, é, í, ó, ú, ý, Á, É, Í, Ó, Ú, Ý; ð, ÐCTRL+' (APOSTROPHE), the letter; d or D
â, ê, î, ô, û, Â, Ê, Î, Ô, ÛCTRL+SHIFT+^ (CARET), the letter
ã, ñ, õ, Ã, Ñ, ÕCTRL+SHIFT+~ (TILDE), the letter
ä, ë, ï, ö, ü, ÿ, Ä, Ë, Ï, Ö, Ü, ŸCTRL+SHIFT+: (COLON), the letter
å, ÅCTRL+SHIFT+@, a or A
æ, Æ; œ, Œ; ßCTRL+SHIFT+&, a or A; o or O; s
ç, ÇCTRL+, (COMMA), c or C
ø, Ø, ¢CTRL+/, o or O or c
¿CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+?
¡CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+!
CTRL+ALT+E
The Unicode character for the specified Unicode (hexadecimal) character code. For example, to insert the euro currency symbol (€), type 20AC, and then hold down the ALT key and press X.The character code, ALT+X
The Windows-1252 character for the specified (decimal) character code.For example, to insert the euro currency symbol (€), hold down the ALT key and press 0128 on the numeric keypad.ALT+the character code (on the numeric keypad)

Extended Layout

Zombiekeys can do a lot better than the Microsoft shortcuts above; a lot more european diacritics have been added:

US English Layout

The full list of layouts (and bigger diagrams) are here.

These can be downloaded here: http://downloads.mozdev.org/zombiekeys/

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