[Lazarus] Keyboard info

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Thu Feb 5 12:49:44 CET 2015

Mattias Gaertner wrote:

>>>> How can a program get a general idea of the current keyboard layout, 
>>>> i.e. (primarily) whether the operating system thinks it's in America or 
>>>> the UK, and (secondarily) whether it's QWERTY or e.g. Dvorak?
>>> Under Linux/X?
>> Principally yes, but if it gave hints under other OSes it would be icing 
>> on the cake.
> For X:
> setxkbmap -print
> or via program
> https://github.com/nonpop/xkblayout-state

Thanks, noted the program stuff which looks useful. I admit that I was 
rather expecting to be pointed brusquely at some existing LCL or FCL 
stuff... can I get e.g. current country from locale stuff, and where do 
I find it?

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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