Polish-Kashubian (Hybrid) keyboard layout for MacOS X

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This hybrid Polish-Kashubian keyboard layout was developed and made available under the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL) by Dariusz Jażdżyk. Based on the Polish Mac Programmer’s (QWERTY) layout, it remains compatible with the Polish Pro keyboard layout and simultaneously provides all Polish and Kashubian characters, voiding a need of layout switching.

Note: This layout is NOT identical with the Linux / Windows (QWERTY) version where diacritical marks are accessed by pressing the base letter and the modification ALT key (accept for ź, which uses ALT + x).

A list of Polish and Kashubian characters with the corresponding key combinations:

ALT + a = ą
ALT + A = Ą
ALT + q = ã
ALT + Q = Ã
ALT + c = ć
ALT + C = Ć
ALT + w = é
ALT + W = É
ALT + r = ë
ALT + R = Ë
ALT + e = ę
ALT + E = Ę
ALT + i = ò
ALT + I = Ò
ALT + o = Ó
ALT + O = ó
ALT + p = ô
ALT + P = Ô
ALT + s = ś
ALT + S = Ś
ALT + u = ù (alternatively also: ALT + j)
ALT + U = Ù (alternatively also: ALT + J)
ALT + x = ż (! typical Mac placement)
ALT + X = Ż (! typical Mac placement)
ALT + z = ź (! typical Mac placement)
ALT + Z = Ź (! typical Mac placement)

The euro symbol () kept its original Mac position (ALT + 3).

Installation:

  1. Download this file
    (right-click: Save Target As… [for IE] or Save Link As…[for Firefox])
  2. Copy it to the “Keyboard Layouts” folder located in the “/Library” or the “~/Library” directory
  3. Enable “International” setting in the “System Preferences”

Author: Dariusz Jażdżyk “Joystick”

License:GNU GPL http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html