Why bother with the SAMPAs?? Some time back Irina posted this-- http://ipa.typeit.org/full/ which work purty good.... On Thursday, February 13, 2014 11:50 PM, Eric Christopherson <[log in to unmask]> wrote: On Feb 13, 2014, at 1:16 AM, David Peterson <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > No, but I'm quite happy with this keyboard layout that uses dead keys: > > http://scripts.sil.org/cms/SCRIPTs/page.php?item_id=ipa-sil_keyboard +0.5 for this. > > It's become second nature for me, and there's a full PDF explaining exactly how to get every symbol, so even if you need a really rare one that you don't use frequently, it's there to help you find it. I have used this on occasion, and it is very comprehensive and consistent, but I just haven't used it enough to internalize it, and would rather *not* have to internalize it if I can get away with just using X-SAMPA. > > David Peterson > LCS Member Since 2007 > [log in to unmask] > www.conlang.org > > On Feb 12, 2014, at 8:36 PM, Eric Christopherson <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > >> Has anyone yet created an OS-level keyboard layout* that allows you to type X-SAMPA or something close to it (e.g. CXS), and outputs actual IPA characters? >> >> I'm not sure if my googling is not up to par, or if they just don't exist yet. >> >> * I'm especially looking for Mac and Linux solutions. I have a few Vim mappings like that, which do work nicely, but I'd like something that doesn't depend on being in Vim.