Editing Sinhala and Similar Scripts
A.Schappo at lboro.ac.uk
Wed Mar 19 09:26:04 CDT 2014
On 19 Mar 2014, at 01:33, Doug Ewell wrote:
> Richard Wordingham <richard dot wordingham at ntlworld dot com> wrote:
>>> Typing is a nightmare.
>>> When you backspace it destroys multiple keystrokes.
>> I suspect this is a widespread and unsolved problem.
> There are two types of people:
> 1. those who fully expect Backspace to erase a single keystroke, and feel it is a fatal flaw if it erases an entire combination, and
> 2. those who fully expect Backspace to erase an entire combination, and feel it is a fatal flaw if it erases just a single keystroke.
> Unfortunately, both types exist in significant numbers.
> Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, USA
> http://ewellic.org | @DougEwell
WRT Latin. I have just tested with OSX TextEdit and the precomposed character é U+00E9
Backspace erases é
Control+Backspace erases ´ leaving one with e
I had not realised this was possible until I experimented with combinations of Backspace + alt/command/ctrl/shift
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