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Yorùbá with Dot Keyboard Help

Keyboard © 2012 Tavultesoft Pty Ltd

Overview

Yorùbá with Dot is a simple Unicode keyboard for the Yorùbá language, using the modern dot under the letters , , and .

Function

The Yorùbá with Dot keyboard follows an English (QWERTY US) layout. You can type all of the special Yorùbá letters with a single key using this keyboard. Here is how:

Key Accent
q gb
z
x
v
^

You can type all of the Yorùbá accents with this keyboard. Here is how:

Key Accent
[ `
] ´
{ ˆ
} ˇ
| ˉ

Accents are typed after the base leter. Accents can be added to the letters a, e, , i, m, n, o, , and u.

Example: type a[ to get à.

Example: type M| to get .

To get the standard output for any key instead of Yorùbá, type the ` first. This is shown as a on the On Screen Keyboard.

Example: type `Q to get Q (instead of GB).

Example: type `{ to get { (instead of ˆ).

Example: type `v to get v (instead of ).

Fonts

This is a Unicode keyboard and works with any Unicode font which has support for Yorùbá. The Gentium Plus font family supports Yorùbá and is installed with the keyboard. To find other fonts on your computer which support this keyboard, use the Keyman Desktop Font Helper.

On Screen Keyboard

This keyboard includes an On Screen Keyboard view for easy reference. The On Screen Keyboard displays best on a QWERTY US layout.


Language Phrase Meaning Type the following keys
Yorùbá Ọjọ́ Ìṣẹ́gun. GBọ̄gbọ̄. "Tuesday. All." X j x ] I [ z v ] g u n . Q x | q x | .

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