[TxMt] Re: Press and hold key for special characters (Umlauts)
gerti-textmate at bitart.com
Sun Nov 23 14:59:36 UTC 2014
I am in the sam boat. What I did years ago is use Ukelele*1 to create a "US-German" keyboard that makes äöü available on aou when holding option down. So option is basically my "German" modifier. This allows me to type much more fluent.
> On Nov 23, 2014, at 1:27 AM, Markus Banfi <markus.banfi at gmail.com> wrote:
> I need to type special characters (ä, ü, ö, ß) quite often.
> Normally on MacOS applications this is done by press-and-hold a key and then select the special character. For applications where this gets in the way (e.g. MacVim) this can be disabled.
> TextMate 2 seems to have this feature disabled by default. I can't figure out how to enable it. The command 'defaults write com.macromates.TextMate.preview ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool true' does not work.
> Any tips?
> I'm using TextMate 2.0-beta.6.3 on MacOS 10.10.1.
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