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-====== Keyboard Editing ====== 
  
-===== Entering hieroglyphs ===== 
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-To enter signs with the keyboard, click in the main window (the one that displays the actual hieroglyphic text, not in the one with the so-called "​Manuel de codage"​). 
-When you type a letter or a number in the main window, this letter or number appears in the small panel in the bottom left panel of JSesh. This allows you to type "​Manuel de Codage"​ codes. 
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-  * Lots of signs have phonetic codes, which correspond to their translitteration;​ 
-  * all signs are accessible through their code in Gardiner'​s grammar. To find the code, you can push at the "Basic Hieroglyphs"​ button or look at the hieroglyphic palette. 
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-Once the code is typed, you must validate it. To validate, type one of **space, ':',​ '​*',​ '​-',​ enter** 
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-The sign will be added to the hieroglyphic text. 
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-Phonetic codes can correspond to more than one sign. For instance, iw corresponds to one of {{http://​jsesh.qenherkhopeshef.org/​files_jsesh/​images/​iw1.png}},​{{http://​jsesh.qenherkhopeshef.org/​files_jsesh/​images/​iw2.png}},​ {{http://​jsesh.qenherkhopeshef.org/​files_jsesh/​images/​iw3.png}},​ {{http://​jsesh.qenherkhopeshef.org/​files_jsesh/​images/​iw4.png}} and {{http://​jsesh.qenherkhopeshef.org/​files_jsesh/​images/​iw5.png}}. The "​official"​ sign for iw is {{http://​jsesh.qenherkhopeshef.org/​files_jsesh/​images/​iw1.png}} according to the manuel . However, you might want another sign. In this case, it's quite simple : press the **space bar**, and the system will circle through the possibilities,​ one at a time. 
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-Your last choice will be retained the next time you type the code in this session. 
-==== Phonetic codes ==== 
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-The uniliteral signs have the following codes, which are also used when typing transliteration:​ 
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-^Code           ^ Letter^ 
-|A        |ꜣ (aleph) | 
-|i        |i҆ (yod)   | 
-|y        |y  | 
-|a |ꜥ (ayin) | 
-|w |w | 
-|b |b | 
-|p |p | 
-|f |f | 
-|m |m | 
-|n |n | 
-|r |r |  
-|l |l | 
-|h |h |  
-|H |ḥ | 
-|x |ḫ | 
-|X |ẖ | 
-|z |z | 
-|s |s | 
-|S |s | 
-|q |ḳ | 
-|k |k | 
-|g |g | 
-|t |t | 
-|T |ṯ | 
-|d |d |  
-|D |ḏ | 
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-W is also used for Z7, M for Aa15, and N for S3. 
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-===== Grouping signs ===== 
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-The sign you type when validating can be used to group the hieroglyphs. Both '​space'​ and '​-'​ have the simple effect that the next sign will be added in a new cadrat. 
-  * ':'​ and '​*'​ will add the next sign respectively below and besides the last sign entered. 
-  * '​enter'​ has two consequences : it validates a sign (if there is one), and it adds a new line. 
-If no code has been entered (that is, if the code window is entered), the previous grouping sign type will group the last two cadrats. It looks a bit strange, but you will see that it's quite natural. you can use it to group signs as an afterthough. 
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-==== Exempli gratia ==== 
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-If you want to type the word {{http://​jsesh.qenherkhopeshef.org/​files_jsesh/​images/​pt.jpg|pt}},​ you can : 
-  * type '​p',​ then '​*',​ '​t',​ ':',​ '​pt'​ 
-  * type '​p',​ '​t',​ then '​*',​ ''​space''​ (which, in sort, validates the '​*'​),​ pt, ':',​ and ''​space''​. 
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