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Greek(5)							     Greek(5)



NAME

  Greek, greek - Introduction to Greek language	support

DESCRIPTION

  This reference page describes	the codeset, locale, device, and other kinds
  of support for the Greek language.

  Codesets


  The operating	system supports	the following coded character sets (codesets)
  for Greek:

    +  ISO 8859-7 (ISO Latin/Greek)

       ISO8859-7 is the	string that represents this codeset in the names of
       locales and codeset converters. Refer to	iso8859-7(5) for information
       on the ISO Latin/Greek codeset.

    +  PC code-page formats (supported through codeset converters only)

       cp737, cp869, and cp1253	are the	strings	that represent these encoding
       formats in the names of codeset converters. Refer to code_page(5) for
       information on PC code pages.

    +  UCS-2, UCS-4, and UTF-8 encoding	formats	(file data supported through
       codeset converters only)

       UCS-2, UCS-4, and UTF-8 are the strings that represent these encoding
       formats in the names of codeset converters. Refer to Unicode(5) for
       information on these encoding formats.

  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.

  Locales


  The operating	system provides	the following Greek locale:

    +  el_GR.ISO8859-7,	for Greece

       This locale is also available under the name el_GR.ISO8859-7@ucs4 for
       applications that need to convert data between ISO8859-7	file format
       and UCS-4 process code for character classification operations.

  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 (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
  for Greek:

  _____________________________________________
  VT Style (105/108 keys)   PC Style (102 keys)
  _____________________________________________
  Greek	LK401		    LK444
  LK411			    LK471-BH
  LK461			    LK97W-BH
  Greek	LK471		    PCXAL-HH
			    PCXAL-LH
  _____________________________________________

  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 Greek-
  specific information that you	need when loading keymaps.

  Selecting keymaps in xkb format:

  ________________________________________________________
  For VT Style		   For PC Style
  Keyboard:	 Select:   Keyboard:	  Select:
  ________________________________________________________
  LK401	Greek	 lk401	   LK444	  lk444	or lk44x
  LK411		 lk411	   LK471-BH	  lk471bh or lk471
  LK461		 lk461	   LK97W-BH	  lk97wbh or lk97w
			   PCXAL-HH	  pcxalhh
			   PCXAL-LH	  pcxallh
  ________________________________________________________

  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


  For information on setting up	and configuring	printers for non-English
  text,	refer to the i18n_printing(5) reference	page.

  PostScript fonts available for languages supported by	the ISO	8859-7
  codeset are listed on	the iso8859-7(5) reference page.






SEE ALSO

  Commands: locale(1)


  Others: code_page(5),	i18n_intro(5), i18n_printing(5), iconv_intro(5),
  iso8859-7(5),	keyboard(5), l10n_intro(5), Unicode(5)

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