At 10:22 AM 9/4/2002 -0700, you wrote:

>And here's another question: I know that Microsoft has a "soft keyboard"
>that allows you to key various character sets on the screen. Is there
>anything similar in the Linux world?

There's a Tcl keyboard widget that might answer your need:

GTKeyboard might also be of use:

You might also look at Virtual Keyboard (,
a Java virtual keyboard program.

Jerome McDonough
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