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Spanish(5)							   Spanish(5)



NAME

  Spanish, spanish - Introduction to Spanish language support

DESCRIPTION

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

  Codesets


  The operating	system supports	the following coded character sets (codesets)
  for Spanish 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 the iso8859-1(5) reference page.

    +  ISO 8859-15 (ISO	Latin-9)

       ISO8859-15 is the string	that represents	this codeset in	the names of
       locales and codeset converters. See the iso8859-15(5) reference page.

    +  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 the
       Unicode(5) reference page for more information.

    +  PC code pages

       cp437, cp850, and cp1250	are the	strings	that represent these codesets
       in the names of codeset converters. See the code_page(5)	reference
       page 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.

  Locales


  The operating	system supports	the following Spanish locales:

    +  es_ES.ISO8859-1,	es_ES.ISO8859-15, and es_ES.UTF-8, for Spain

  Of these locales, only the .ISO8859-15 and .UTF-8 locales support the	euro
  currency sign.

  You can use the locale command (see locale(1)) to find out which locales
  are 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 of the	Login window.


  Keyboards


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

  _____________________________________________
  VT Style (105/108 keys)   PC Style (102 keys)
  _____________________________________________
  LK201-LS		    LK442-PR
  LK401-AS		    LK442-PS
  LK411-AS		    LK444-AR
  LK450-AS		    LK444-AS
  LK461-AS		    LK471-AR
  LK46W-AS		    LK471-AS
			    LK47W-AS
			    LK97W-AR
			    LK97W-AS
			    PCXAL-AS
			    PCXAL-FS
			    PCXAL-GS
			    PCXAL-KS
  _____________________________________________

  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
  Spanish-specific information that you	need when loading keymaps.

  Selecting keymaps in xkb format:

  ________________________________________________________
  For VT Style		   For PC Style
  Keyboard:	 Select:   Keyboard:	  Select:
  ________________________________________________________
  LK201-LS	 lk201	   LK442-PR	  lk442	or lk44x
  LK401-AS	 lk401	   LK442-PS	  lk442	or lk44x
  LK411-AS	 lk411	   LK444-AR	  lk444	or lk44x
  LK450-AS	 lk450	   LK444-AS	  lk444	or lk44x
  LK451-AS	 lk450	   LK471-AR	  lk471ar
  LK461-AS	 lk461	   LK471-AS	  lk471as or lk471
  LK46W-AS	 lk461	   LK47W-AS	  lk471as or lk471
			   LK97W-AR	  lk97war
			   LK97W-AS	  lk97was or lk97w
			   PCXAL-AS	  pcxalas
			   PCXAL-FS	  pcxalfs
			   PCXAL-GS	  pcxalgs
			   PCXAL-KS	  pcxalks
  ________________________________________________________

  Selecting keymaps in xmodmap format:



  __________________________________________________________________
  For VT Style			      For PC Style
  Keyboard:	 Select:	      Keyboard:	     Select:
  __________________________________________________________________
  LK201-LS	 spanish lk201ls dp   LK442-PR	     spanish lk444ks
		 spanish lk201ls tw   LK442-PS	     spanish lk444ks
  LK401-AS	 spanish lk401as dp   LK444-AR	     spanish lk444ks
		 spanish lk401as tw   LK444-AS	     spanish lk444ks
  LK411-AS	 spanish lk411as      LK471-AS	     spanish pcxalgs
  LK450-AS	 spanish lk411as      LK47W-AS	     spanish pcxalgs
  LK451-AS	 spanish lk411as      PCXAL-AS	     spanish pcxalgs
  LK461-AS	 spanish lk411as      PCXAL-FS	     spanish pcxalgs
  LK46W-AS	 spanish lk411as      PCXAL-GS	     spanish pcxalgs
				      PCXAL-KS	     spanish pcxalgs
  __________________________________________________________________

  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	the i18n_printing(5) reference page for	a general
  discussion of	your printing 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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