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Danish(5)							    Danish(5)



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.

    +  ISO 8859-15 (ISO	Latin-9)

       ISO8859-15 is the string	that represents	this codeset in	the names of
       locales and codeset converters. See iso8859-15(5) for more informa-
       tion.

    +  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,	da_DK.ISO8859-15, and da_DK.UTF-8 for Denmark

  Only the .ISO8859-15 and .UTF-8 locales support the euro character.

  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-LD		    LK442-PD
  LK201-RD		    LK444-AD
  LK401-AD		    LK471-AD
  LK402-AD		    LK47W-AD
  LK411-AD		    LK97W-AD
  LK412-AD		    PCXAL-AD
  LK450-AD		    PCXAL-FD
  LK451-AD		    PCXAL-GD
  LK461-AD		    PCXAL-KD
  LK46W-AD		    PCXAL-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 key-
  board(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 Style		   For PC Style
  Keyboard:	 Select:   Keyboard:	  Select:
  ________________________________________________________
  LK201-LD	 lk201	   LK442-PD	  lk442	or lk44x
  LK201-RD	 lk201	   LK444-AD	  lk444	or lk44x
  LK401-AD	 lk401	   LK471-AD	  lk471ad or lk471
  LK402-AD	 lk401	   LK47W-AD	  lk471ad or lk471
  LK411-AD	 lk411	   LK97W-AD	  lk97wad or lk97w
  LK412-AD	 lk411	   PCXAL-AD	  pcxalad
  LK450-AD	 lk450	   PCXAL-FD	  pcxalfd
  LK451-AD	 lk450	   PCXAL-GD	  pcxalgd
  LK461-AD	 lk461	   PCXAL-KD	  pcxalkd
  LK46W-AD	 lk461	   PCXAL-ND	  pcxal
			   PCCAL-ND	  pcxal
  ________________________________________________________

  Selecting keymaps in xmodmap format:







  ________________________________________________________________
  For VT Style			     For PC Style
  Keyboard:	 Select:	     Keyboard:	    Select:
  ________________________________________________________________
  LK201-LD	 danish	lk201ld	dp   LK442-PD	    danish lk444kd
		 danish	lk201ld	tw   LK444-AD	    danish lk444kd
  LK201-RD	 danish	lk201rd	dp   LK471-AD	    danish pcxalgd
		 danish	lk201rd	tw   LK47W-AD	    danish pcxalgd
  LK401-AD	 danish	lk401ad	dp   PCXAL-AD	    danish pcxalgd
		 danish	lk401ad	tw   PCXAL-FD	    danish pcxalgd
  LK402-AD	 danish	lk401ad	dp   PCXAL-GD	    danish pcxalgd
		 danish	lk401ad	tw   PCXAL-KD	    danish pcxalkd
  LK411-AD	 danish	lk411ad	     PCXAL-ND	    danish pcxalgd
  LK412-AD	 danish	lk411ad	     PCCAL-ND	    danish pcxalgd
  LK450-AD	 danish	lk411ad
  LK451-AD	 danish	lk411ad
  LK461-AD	 danish	lk411ad
  LK46W-AD	 danish	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),	euro(5), i18n_intro(5),	i18n_printing(5),
  iconv_intro(5), iso8859-1(5),	iso8859-15(5), keyboard(5), l10n_intro(5),
  Unicode(5)

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