- keyman:insertchars tells Keyman to insert characters
- chars=U+1E61 tells Keyman which Unicode characters to insert
This is really all you need to know to start creating your own customised On Screen Keyboard. Keyman will manage the focus, context and interactions with the target application. For a complete example, we'll look at the European Latin keyboard. Feel free to use it as a starting point for your keyboard. Note that the usage.htm is targeted at Internet Explorer, as we know that it will be used only by the embedded Internet Explorer web browser in the On Screen Keyboard. This means that cross-browser compatibility has not been added to the file, for simplicity.
The European Latin usage.htm has the following components:
- An embedded stylesheet
- And a couple of utility functions
The body of the document is straightforward - just call the gen() function to complete.