Keyswap is a Windows transliteration application that runs in the background.
It let's you add diacritics to roman letters by pressing ‘ = ‘ after any key.
Example how to use:
- Keep pressing = after letter n and watch it cycle: n > ṇ > ṅ > ñ > n
- EG: Rāmāyaṇam, saṃsāra, śiṣyāḥ
- Map any character combination by editing config.txt
- Set any trigger key if don't prefer the default ‘ = ‘.
Download & Usage:
MAC? Online ver only.
How to use:
- To ensure max compatibility across Win apps, right-click on: keyswap > Properties > Compatibility > Run this program as an administrator > OK
- Launching keyswap, it'll remain in the taskbar. Can change default trigger key by right-clicking on the icon…
- Right-click on config.txt > Open with > Notepad.
- Add/remove characters.
- After saving, exit keyswap from taskbar. Launch again.
- Won't work with Keyman running in background.
- Unpredictable/unexpected behavior while toggling characters? Change keyboard layout to “English – US”. For example, while we had it on “English – Australia”, the character “n” wasn't toggling correctly. Here's the layout that works…
Keywords: character conversion, diacritics, iast, input tool, keyswap, roman transliteration, sanskrit typing