WinCompose vs. Cygwin/X
Tue Jan 10 13:29:00 GMT 2017
I recently discovered WinCompose
<https://github.com/samhocevar/wincompose>, a Windows port of XCompose,
and fell in love with it.
Unfortunately, it doesn't play nice with Cygwin/X, it seems. WinCompose
eats the key sequences, and neither the original keys nor the intended
character(s) ever reach X.
Of course, Cygwin/X has XCompose. But because of the above, you can't
use the same compose key in WinCompose and XCompose. So I keep using
the wrong compose key. (gvim is the worst, since I use both the Windows
and X versions.)
Does any of you have experience with this and know a better way to deal
Potential solutions might be to tell Cygwin/X to use Windows keyboard
handling instead of its own keyboard drivers (but I don't think that's
possible), or to tell WinCompose to disable itself in windows owned by
the X server (and that doesn't seem possible either).
(I know mintty has its own compose functionality now, but that doesn't
help. I spend a lot of my time in terminal windows, but not all. :)
Thanks in advance,
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