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I'm using Arch Linux.
I'm trying to define, for example, letter 'a' with double grave in xkb custom layout.
It's easy to define, for example, 'a' with grave:

key <AC01> {[ a, A, agrave, Agrave ]};  

This works. I tried something like:

key <AC01> {[ a, A, adoublegrave, Adoublegrave ]};  

It isn't working. Also I want to define a letter with 'inverted breve'.
If someone will, at least, give me an example, it would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you !

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You can specify characters by their Unicode code point, so e.g. U0201 and U0203 should be the small a characters with the desired double grave and inverted breve. Use any Unicode table or list to find the others.

For all available key names, see /usr/include/X11/keysymdef.h. There's no name for combined character with double grave or inverted breve though.

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It's strange, though, that double-grave and inverted-breve isn't implemented :( , Thank you, anyway. Your answer was helpful. –  aksr Sep 30 '11 at 8:26
    
@aksr You're welcome, sorry that I only could point out that it's not possible as easily as you'd like. Remember to click the check mark next to an answer if you like it or if it solved your problem better than the other answers. This will mark your question answered and gives the author a few reputation points. Users might hesitate to answer your questions given your 0% accept rate. –  Daniel Beck Sep 30 '11 at 16:47
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