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NAME

Danish, danish - Introduction to Danish language support  

DESCRIPTION

This reference page describes the coded character set (codeset), locale, device, and other support for the Danish language.
 

Codesets

The operating system supports the following codesets for Danish by means of locales, codeset converters, or both: ISO 8859-1 (ISO Latin 1)

ISO8859-1 is the string that represents this codeset in the names of locales and codeset converters. See iso8859-1(5) for more information. UCS-2, UCS-4, and UTF-8
UCS-2, UCS-4, and UTF-8are the strings that represent these encoding formats in the names of locales or codeset converters. See Unicode(5) for more information. PC code pages
cp850, cp865, and cp1252 are the strings that represent these encoding formats in the names of codeset converters. See code_page(5) for more information.

See the i18n_intro(5) and l10n_intro(5) reference pages for introductory information on codesets. The iconv_intro(5) reference page discusses codeset converters and how to use them.
 

Danish Locales

The operating system provides the following Danish locales: da_DK.ISO8859-1 and da_DK.UTF-8 for Denmark

You can use the locale command (see locale(1)) to find out if these locales are installed on your system. See i18n_intro(5) for information on setting locale by using the operating system command line.

For the Common Desktop Environment (CDE), you set locale by setting the session language. To do this, use the Language menu accessed from the Options button on the Login window.
 

Keyboards

The operating system supports the following VT style and PC style keyboards with Danish characters printed on the keys:


VT Style (105/108 keys)PC Style (102 keys)

LK201-LDLK442-PD
LK201-RDLK444-AD
LK401-ADLK471-AD
LK402-ADLK47W-AD
LK411-ADLK97W-AD
LK412-ADPCXAL-AD
LK450-ADPCXAL-FD
LK451-ADPCXAL-GD
LK461-ADPCXAL-KD
LK46W-ADPCXAL-ND
PCCAL-ND

For your keyboard to function correctly with your system, you must load a keyboard mapping table (keymap) that is appropriate for your keyboard's model and language. If you load a keymap that does not correspond to your keyboard's model and language, your keyboard behavior is unpredictable. The label located on the bottom surface of a keyboard usually specifies its model (five letter code) and language (two letter code). See the keyboard(5) reference page for general information on keymaps and instructions for loading them in different formats. The following tables supply Danish-specific information that you need when loading keymaps.

Selecting keymaps in xkb format:


For VT StyleFor PC Style
Keyboard:Select:Keyboard:Select:

LK201-LDlk201LK442-PDlk442 or lk44x
LK201-RDlk201LK444-ADlk444 or lk44x
LK401-ADlk401LK471-ADlk471ad or lk471
LK402-ADlk401LK47W-ADlk471ad or lk471
LK411-ADlk411LK97W-ADlk97wad or lk97w
LK412-ADlk411PCXAL-ADpcxalad
LK450-ADlk450PCXAL-FDpcxalfd
LK451-ADlk450PCXAL-GDpcxalgd
LK461-ADlk461PCXAL-KDpcxalkd
LK46W-ADlk461PCXAL-NDpcxal
PCCAL-NDpcxal

Selecting keymaps in xmodmap format:


For VT StyleFor PC Style
Keyboard:Select:Keyboard:Select:

LK201-LDdanish lk201ld dpLK442-PDdanish lk444kd
danish lk201ld twLK444-ADdanish lk444kd
LK201-RDdanish lk201rd dpLK471-ADdanish pcxalgd
danish lk201rd twLK47W-ADdanish pcxalgd
LK401-ADdanish lk401ad dpPCXAL-ADdanish pcxalgd
danish lk401ad twPCXAL-FDdanish pcxalgd
LK402-ADdanish lk401ad dpPCXAL-GDdanish pcxalgd
danish lk401ad twPCXAL-KDdanish pcxalkd
LK411-ADdanish lk411adPCXAL-NDdanish pcxalgd
LK412-ADdanish lk411adPCCAL-NDdanish pcxalgd
LK450-ADdanish lk411ad
LK451-ADdanish lk411ad
LK461-ADdanish lk411ad
LK46W-ADdanish lk411ad

Keyboards can have keys with characters printed on both the left and right half of the keycap. The way you set or use your keyboard to send different sets of characters varies from one keyboard model to another. Furthermore, your keyboard allows you to enter more characters than those printed on the keycaps. Refer to the keyboard(5) reference page for information on how to enter characters.
 

Printers

PostScript fonts for languages supported by the ISO 8859-1 codeset are printer resident. See i18n_printing(5) for more information about printer setup options.
 

SEE ALSO

Commands: locale(1)

Others: code_page(5), i18n_intro(5), i18n_printing(5), iconv_intro(5), iso8859-1(5), keyboard(5), l10n_intro(5), Unicode(5)

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Index

NAME
DESCRIPTION
Codesets
Danish Locales
Keyboards
Printers
SEE ALSO

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