Russian translit keyboard layout for Mac OS X (Русская раскладка "транслит" для компьютеров Apple)
The latest version lives at
Download into the directory "~/Library/Keyboard\ Layouts/" the following two files:
To have a different icon,
and save it as `russian-translit.icns'.
Log out, log in. Now the new layout is available
in System Preferences >> Language & Text >> Input Sources as "Russian translit".
Custom mapping used
` ю # ё $ Ё % ъ ^ Ъ = ч
w ж [ ш ] щ \ э
Bugs and features
Other symbols not touched (in particular, dash was not redefined).
If desired, download and install the program
open the file ~/Library/Keyboard\ Layouts/russian-translit.keylayout
and customize the layout.
Alternatively, you can start
modifying the Russian layout supplied by Apple:
in the menus, choose
File >> "New From Current Input Source"
and then "Save As...", "Set Keyboard Name...", ...
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