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AIX Version 4.3 General Programming Concepts: Writing and Debugging Programs

Single-Byte Input Method

The Single-Byte Input Method (SIM) is the standard that supports most of the locales. It is a mapping function that supports simple composing defined on workstation keyboards associated with single-byte locales.

SIM supports any keyboard, code set, and language that the keycomp command can describe. You can customize SIM using imkeymaps. The coded strings returned by the input method depend on the imkeymap.

Most single-byte locales share one SIM. The SIM features are:

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