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Re: xterm / Windows 10 question

Hi David,
Thanks for the suggestion.  Unfortunately, toggling the input method does
not make a difference in an xterm window.  (It does, by the way, have the
effect you mention in a Cygwin64 terminal window.)
--- Matt

On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 7:21 PM, David Billinghurst <>

> On 2018-06-05 10:47, Matt Nicholas wrote:
> I recently obtained a Dell Precision laptop running Windows 10.
>> I installed 64-bit Cygwin, including various packages that are not part of
>> the minimal install.
> The problem I'm having is that when I type single quote or double quote
>> characters in the xterm window, no character appears with the first
>> keystroke.
> This may be an issue with the input method configured for the keyboard.
> You can toggle this with  <Windows Key>+<space>.  Many Dell machines are
> configured to use the US-international keyboard that encodes "<char> to an
> umlaut, so "e to ë and so on.  As a monlingual Aussie I find the plain "US
> Keyboard" has fewer surprises.

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