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NAME

       filter-key, filter-keytrans - Generic key event translator

SYNOPSIS

       filter-key: [<file>]

       filter-keytrans: [<file>]

DESCRIPTION

       This  filter  translates  key  events according to a set of translation
       rules. This can be used to remap a keyboard.

OPTIONS

       file   The name of the configuration file. If none  given,  the  filter
              will  first  look  for  the file filter/keytrans in the user GGI
              directory ($HOME/.ggi/ on UNIX), then in the base GGI  directory
              if not found.

CONFIGURATION

       The  mapping is specified through a simple text file, each line being a
       translation rule. A line starting with a # is a comment. Each line must
       contain 10 values in the following order:

       modifier_mask
              Consider only the bits set here.

       modifier_value
              The bits set above must match this value.

       button_in, label_in, symbol_in
              If  this is not KEY_UNMAPPED==0xffff, the button/label/symbol of
              the incoming key must match these fields.

       modifier_changemask
              Change these bits from the original modifiers...

       modifier_ormask
              ... set them to these - one shouldn't use that.

       button_out, label_out, symbol_out
              The data that is then sent by the keymapper. Any fields  set  to
              KEY_UNMAPPED==0xffff will be copied from the incoming event.

EXAMPLE

       Mapping a symbol:

       # Take any key that produces a symbol of 0x41 ('A') map it to ESC
       #
       # modmsk modval buttin lablin symin  modchg modor  butout labout symout
       0x0000 0x0000 0xffff 0xffff 0x0041 0x0000 0x0000 0xffff 0xffff 0x001b