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Finnish(5)							   Finnish(5)



NAME

  Finnish, finnish - Introduction to Finnish language support

DESCRIPTION

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

  Codesets


  The operating	system supports	the following codesets for Finnish 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-8 are the strings that represent these encoding
       formats in the names of locales and 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.

  Finnish Locales


  The operating	system provides	the following Finnish locales:

    +  fi_FI.ISO8859-1,	fi_FI.ISO8859-15, and fi_FI.UTF-8 for Finland

  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	this locale
  is installed on your system. See i18n_intro(5) for information on setting
  locale from the operating system command line.

  For the Common Desktop Environment, you set locale by	setting	the session
  language. To do this,	use the	Language menu accessed from the	Options	but-
  ton of the Login window.


  Keyboards


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

  _____________________________________________
  VT Style (105/108 keys)   PC Style (102 keys)
  _____________________________________________
  LK201-LF		    LK442-RA
  LK201-NX		    LK444-CA
  LK401-AF		    LK471-AF
  LK402-AF		    LK47W-AF
  LK411-AF		    LK97W-AF
  LK412-AF		    PCXAL-CA
  LK450-AF		    PCXAL-JA
  LK451-AF
  LK461-AF
  LK46W-AF
  _____________________________________________

  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
  Finnish-specific information that you	need when loading keymaps.

  Selecting keymaps in xkb format:

  ________________________________________________________
  For VT Style		   For PC Style
  Keyboard:	 Select:   Keyboard:	  Select:
  ________________________________________________________
  LK201-LF	 lk201	   LK442-RA	  lk442	or lk44x
  LK201-NX	 lk201	   LK444-CA	  lk444	or lk44x
  LK401-AF	 lk401	   LK471-AF	  lk471af or lk471
  LK402-AF	 lk401	   LK47W-AF	  lk471af or lk471
  LK411-AF	 lk411	   LK97W-AF	  lk97waf or lk97w
  LK412-AF	 lk411	   PCXAL-CA	  pcxalca
  LK450-AF	 lk450	   PCXAL-JA	  pcxalja
  LK451-AF	 lk450
  LK461-AF	 lk461
  LK46W-AF	 lk461
  ________________________________________________________

  Selecting keymaps in xmodmap format:









  __________________________________________________________________
  For VT Style			      For PC Style
  Keyboard:	 Select:	      Keyboard:	     Select:
  __________________________________________________________________
  LK201-LF	 finnish lk201lf dp   LK442-RA	     finnish lk444ca
		 finnish lk201lf tw   LK444-CA	     finnish lk444ca
  LK201-NX	 finnish lk201nx dp   LK471-AF	     finnish pcxalja
		 finnish lk201nx tw   LK47W-AF	     finnish pcxalja
  LK401-AF	 finnish lk401af dp   PCXAL-CA	     finnish pcxalca
		 finnish lk401af tw   PCXAL-JA	     finnish pcxalja
  LK402-AF	 finnish lk401af dp
		 finnish lk401af tw
  LK411-AF	 finnish lk411af
  LK412-AF	 finnish lk411af
  LK450-AF	 finnish lk411af
  LK451-AF	 finnish lk411af
  LK461-AF	 finnish lk411af
  LK46W-AF	 finnish lk411af
  __________________________________________________________________

  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 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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