Keyboard layout for Oji-Cree

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  • There are two variants of this keyboard layout: one for left-side w-dots, and one for right-side w-dots.
  • To type the long-vowel dot, type the semicolon key (;) after the syllabic character: ᓈ is typed n-a-;
  • W-dotted syllabics can by typed two different ways (depending on the keyboardist’s preference).
    • Roman Orthography input: ᑷ or ᑶ is typed k-w-i.
    • Dot key (u): ᑷ is typed k-i-u. (Using a right-dot keyboard)
    • Dot key (u): ᑶ is typed u-k-i. (Using a left-dot keyboard)
  • The shift-r and shift-l keys type a combining version of the usual ᕒ or ᓬ. This combining character appears above n-series syllabics, and should be typed afterwards.
  • The sh-series ᔐ ᔑ ᔓ ᔕ can also be accessed by typing s-h
  • With the caps-lock key down, the keyboard reverts to a standard US-keyboard.

In the preceding notes, the hyphen is used to separate keystrokes: k-a is k followed by a, not k, -, a.