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Offline DrHigsby

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #200 on: Sun, 20 September 2020, 13:30:27 »
The updated 40s/ortho kitting is fantastic. I am very much looking forward to picking it up. Cheers!

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #201 on: Sun, 20 September 2020, 18:28:39 »
Glad to see the VIM keys added, but how about a set in the MOD Standard and MOD Highlight color schemes, too?  And, move the arrows above the letters?
« Last Edit: Sun, 20 September 2020, 19:12:26 by willfcc »

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #202 on: Sun, 20 September 2020, 21:06:18 »
Glad to see the VIM keys added, but how about a set in the MOD Standard and MOD Highlight color schemes, too?  And, move the arrows above the letters?




+1 for base color with arrows.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #203 on: Mon, 21 September 2020, 00:12:13 »
OMG those kit updates! Even more in love with this kit now!

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #204 on: Mon, 21 September 2020, 04:38:07 »
It’s almost as if someone took GMK terminal, changed the colors to GMK Hammerhead and released it in a non GMK profile. I’m all about it. I’m also all about the memories of Windows 3.1. Oddly enough to open my favorite game which was on the B: drive (the actually floppy big floppy disks) I had to go out of windows 3.1 into DOS and yes launch the game from command line. The only two games I remember are one called Jones: Life in the fast lane and some other about old story books. I remember a humpty dumpty scene from the game.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #205 on: Mon, 21 September 2020, 04:47:36 »
Thanks for the update and for the new ISO kit!

I have only one issue which is the [~/] prefix in the mod_terminal kit legends. It looks nice (but imho a little bit crowded with the repetition) on a standard bottom row:

[~/]>ctrl_   [~/]>su_   [~/]>alt_

But it looks a bit weird on Tsangan bottom row:

[~/]>ctrl_   >su_   [~/]>alt_

1.5u wide Ctrl and Alt have the new prefix, but the 1u Code doesn't.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #206 on: Mon, 21 September 2020, 06:05:29 »
i would really enjoy a DSA superuser set

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #207 on: Thu, 24 September 2020, 11:24:49 »
This would be my first drop/group buy. What's an average development time for a set like this?

Should I be expecting this to take place in like a few months, or like a year?

Looking forward to it tho! :)

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #208 on: Thu, 24 September 2020, 12:13:43 »
i would really enjoy a DSA superuser set

Since KAM is a uniform profile just like DSA, this set should be right up your alley!

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #209 on: Thu, 24 September 2020, 14:24:41 »
This would be my first drop/group buy. What's an average development time for a set like this?

Should I be expecting this to take place in like a few months, or like a year?

Looking forward to it tho! :)
KAM Ghost has an estimate of an 8 month timeline, so I personally am going to expect KAM Superuser to show up at my doorstep around 1 year after the groupbuy closes

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #210 on: Fri, 25 September 2020, 06:17:35 »
Only if the groupbuy is far far from now. Keyreative is so far behind with buys right now.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #211 on: Sat, 26 September 2020, 17:07:56 »
I am in ;)

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #212 on: Mon, 28 September 2020, 02:21:22 »
I can't wait  :p
I need this for my first custom keyboard  :cool:

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #213 on: Mon, 28 September 2020, 02:27:44 »
I love how the legend placement on the keys was rearranged, and thank you for fixing the international kits  :thumb:
« Last Edit: Mon, 28 September 2020, 02:33:01 by mvreenv »

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #214 on: Mon, 28 September 2020, 03:49:06 »
I hope that the colors do not differ too much from the renderings

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #215 on: Mon, 28 September 2020, 07:31:41 »
I hope that the colors do not differ too much from the renderings

I've done my best to match the renders to my physical Pantone swatches, and my display is calibrated and profiled with an X-Rite colorimeter. I've also photographed the Pantone swatches on page 2. So that's really the best that I can do for now and once the samples come through I will be photographing those as well :)

The last thing I want is for there to be any surprises for anyone!

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #216 on: Mon, 28 September 2020, 11:39:57 »
So, I know a lot of changes have been made to the kits already, but I'll still try my luck : would it be possible to add the necessary keys to one of the international kits to have something similar to this : https://i.imgur.com/n3XpRDu.png

Thanks again for all the great work, and as I said, I'll be in anyway ;)

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #217 on: Mon, 28 September 2020, 12:31:33 »
So, I know a lot of changes have been made to the kits already, but I'll still try my luck : would it be possible to add the necessary keys to one of the international kits to have something similar to this : https://i.imgur.com/n3XpRDu.png

Thanks again for all the great work, and as I said, I'll be in anyway ;)

Which keys are you missing and for which language/layout? It's possible something has been omitted by accident again (although I swear I checked everything).

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #218 on: Mon, 28 September 2020, 16:17:06 »
So, I know a lot of changes have been made to the kits already, but I'll still try my luck : would it be possible to add the necessary keys to one of the international kits to have something similar to this : https://i.imgur.com/n3XpRDu.png

Thanks again for all the great work, and as I said, I'll be in anyway ;)

Which keys are you missing and for which language/layout? It's possible something has been omitted by accident again (although I swear I checked everything).


The referred kit covers languages not addressed by KAM SU, like Spanish. There may be others but SP is the one that I can spot at first sight. I had the same question as the OP.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #219 on: Mon, 28 September 2020, 16:20:18 »
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Which keys are you missing and for which language/layout? It's possible something has been omitted by accident again (although I swear I checked everything).

I'm sure you did, didn't wanna put that into question at all :) but as someone pointed out in the thread, apparently ISO-FR and ISO-DE are different from INTL north or south. What I basically miss is the Apple ISO-FR layout :
 

Now I'm sure some stuff here is too specific to Apple, but I think R1 and R4 are pretty standard ISO-FR.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #220 on: Mon, 28 September 2020, 16:31:32 »
I'm surprised I haven't seen this come up yet, but as you are using a mono space font, would not a mono legends kit (numbers and symbols and special characters) be perfect for it? On an ortholinear or staggered columnar board every legend would be aligned perfectly, just like you'd expect with a mono space font. I don't see any ortho renders, and the effect is not as noticable on a row staggered keyboard. That's the one thing stopping me from being in on this set.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #221 on: Tue, 29 September 2020, 03:45:34 »
I'm probably in the extreme minority, but is there a chance to add an ortho 60% kit with blank keycaps in the Pantone 4280 C color?

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #222 on: Tue, 29 September 2020, 04:45:27 »
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Which keys are you missing and for which language/layout? It's possible something has been omitted by accident again (although I swear I checked everything).

I'm sure you did, didn't wanna put that into question at all :) but as someone pointed out in the thread, apparently ISO-FR and ISO-DE are different from INTL north or south. What I basically miss is the Apple ISO-FR layout :
Show Image
 

Now I'm sure some stuff here is too specific to Apple, but I think R1 and R4 are pretty standard ISO-FR.

ISO-DE is covered by North kits.


The referred kit covers languages not addressed by KAM SU, like Spanish. There may be others but SP is the one that I can spot at first sight. I had the same question as the OP.

ISO-ES is covered by South kits.

Edit: A few keys appear to be missing, though, e.g. |°¬, ´¨, -_, '?/.
FreshFromTheGrave, I suggest cross-referencing the South kit with this if you haven't already.
« Last Edit: Tue, 29 September 2020, 04:58:47 by konstantin »

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #223 on: Tue, 29 September 2020, 04:48:19 »
And KAM is a uniform profile, so you should be able to shift caps around to get the AZERTY.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #224 on: Tue, 29 September 2020, 05:09:11 »
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Which keys are you missing and for which language/layout? It's possible something has been omitted by accident again (although I swear I checked everything).

I'm sure you did, didn't wanna put that into question at all :) but as someone pointed out in the thread, apparently ISO-FR and ISO-DE are different from INTL north or south. What I basically miss is the Apple ISO-FR layout :
Show Image
 

Now I'm sure some stuff here is too specific to Apple, but I think R1 and R4 are pretty standard ISO-FR.

I know that situation as a French mac user... It sucks. And AZERTY sucks so much too. Just thinking about the fact that you have to use shift key to get numbers is so dumb.

The solution I found for myself is going standard. I can't say I tested all layouts but I had to use a Norwegian QWERTY some years ago and it made me realise that AZERTY is the worst!
Check this link if you're interested in how to do French accents on a QWERTY keyboard (link in English) using ASCII codes. There is also this link that can be helpful (link in French).

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #225 on: Tue, 29 September 2020, 08:25:50 »
I'm surprised I haven't seen this come up yet, but as you are using a mono space font, would not a mono legends kit (numbers and symbols and special characters) be perfect for it? On an ortholinear or staggered columnar board every legend would be aligned perfectly, just like you'd expect with a mono space font. I don't see any ortho renders, and the effect is not as noticable on a row staggered keyboard. That's the one thing stopping me from being in on this set.


Please no. Mono legend does not make sense for AltGr symbols. All international keys are downgraded grotesque.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #226 on: Tue, 29 September 2020, 09:55:05 »
I'm probably in the extreme minority, but is there a chance to add an ortho 60% kit with blank keycaps in the Pantone 4280 C color?

I would be in too. I would love to have this set for my preonic, but only if it would be possible to have all keys in one color, since the mod - alphas separation looks kind of weird on my layout.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #227 on: Tue, 29 September 2020, 11:31:18 »
I'm surprised I haven't seen this come up yet, but as you are using a mono space font, would not a mono legends kit (numbers and symbols and special characters) be perfect for it? On an ortholinear or staggered columnar board every legend would be aligned perfectly, just like you'd expect with a mono space font. I don't see any ortho renders, and the effect is not as noticable on a row staggered keyboard. That's the one thing stopping me from being in on this set.


Please no. Mono legend does not make sense for AltGr symbols. All international keys are downgraded grotesque.

I mean, you're not forced to buy it? I'm just sharing something I thought would look good.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #228 on: Tue, 29 September 2020, 11:32:07 »
I'm probably in the extreme minority, but is there a chance to add an ortho 60% kit with blank keycaps in the Pantone 4280 C color?

I would be in too. I would love to have this set for my preonic, but only if it would be possible to have all keys in one color, since the mod - alphas separation looks kind of weird on my layout.

Agreed, matching mods would look fantastic.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #229 on: Wed, 30 September 2020, 05:18:46 »
Edit: A few keys appear to be missing, though, e.g. |°¬, ´¨, -_, '?/.
FreshFromTheGrave, I suggest cross-referencing the South kit with this if you haven't already.

Thanks K! I have been using that resource but I actually decided to trim the language support a little. So my South kit is supporting Italian, Spanish and Portuguese but not LatAm Spanish or Brazilian Portuguese. Similar thing for North where I decided not to include Icelandic just so I didn't balloon the kits too much (I think they're already quite large!).

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #230 on: Wed, 30 September 2020, 09:12:19 »
Love the kitting for this now that they have been updated will for sure be getting multiple 40s mods kits and alphas at the very least.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #231 on: Wed, 30 September 2020, 09:38:33 »
I'm surprised I haven't seen this come up yet, but as you are using a mono space font, would not a mono legends kit (numbers and symbols and special characters) be perfect for it? On an ortholinear or staggered columnar board every legend would be aligned perfectly, just like you'd expect with a mono space font. I don't see any ortho renders, and the effect is not as noticable on a row staggered keyboard. That's the one thing stopping me from being in on this set.
I would love mono legends, too. Though I would guess there isn’t enough interest.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #232 on: Thu, 01 October 2020, 09:34:44 »
I'm surprised I haven't seen this come up yet, but as you are using a mono space font, would not a mono legends kit (numbers and symbols and special characters) be perfect for it? On an ortholinear or staggered columnar board every legend would be aligned perfectly, just like you'd expect with a mono space font. I don't see any ortho renders, and the effect is not as noticable on a row staggered keyboard. That's the one thing stopping me from being in on this set.


Please no. Mono legend does not make sense for AltGr symbols. All international keys are downgraded grotesque.

I mean, you're not forced to buy it? I'm just sharing something I thought would look good.




Sorry, my bad for expressing my opinion, just as you did.  :))




But you are right, I should wait to see if the set stays the way it is, or if it turns into a different animal. Just as we always do. But thank you for pointing it out.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #233 on: Thu, 01 October 2020, 10:34:17 »
I want this so bad!!!!

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #234 on: Thu, 01 October 2020, 12:12:50 »
The trailer, renders, and animations for this are crazy.  I've never seen an IC this polished before.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #235 on: Thu, 01 October 2020, 13:45:22 »
I'm surprised I haven't seen this come up yet, but as you are using a mono space font, would not a mono legends kit (numbers and symbols and special characters) be perfect for it? On an ortholinear or staggered columnar board every legend would be aligned perfectly, just like you'd expect with a mono space font. I don't see any ortho renders, and the effect is not as noticable on a row staggered keyboard. That's the one thing stopping me from being in on this set.


Please no. Mono legend does not make sense for AltGr symbols. All international keys are downgraded grotesque.

I mean, you're not forced to buy it? I'm just sharing something I thought would look good.




Sorry, my bad for expressing my opinion, just as you did.  :))




But you are right, I should wait to see if the set stays the way it is, or if it turns into a different animal. Just as we always do. But thank you for pointing it out.

All good. I wouldn't want it to screw up any of the usefulness of the international keys. Only if it could be done well.

As an English speaker, I was thinking more selfishly. I also use a very customized layout, s I don't have <> on my shifted ,. keys. My little selfish reason for mono legends.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #236 on: Thu, 01 October 2020, 14:41:08 »
Why no Vim keys?  They would seem like the perfect fit for a terminal server themed kit.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #237 on: Thu, 01 October 2020, 14:42:45 »
Never mind me. There Are Vim keys. I will surely get this set. Not many Vim supporting sets of late.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #238 on: Thu, 01 October 2020, 16:07:05 »
The trailer for this set is amazing! Really love the theme

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #239 on: Thu, 01 October 2020, 19:45:13 »
I'm so excited for this set!! This presentation is everything

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #240 on: Thu, 01 October 2020, 20:29:22 »
Fresshhhhhh!! No wonder your name is Fresh!

These are insane. The slickest presentation I've seen on Geekhack so far, and by far. Maybe a little behind ours though ;) Jk.

Good luck on this set.

P.S. I wish these were Cherry profiles otherwise I'd put my money down immediately.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #241 on: Fri, 02 October 2020, 09:29:26 »
damn i love this set, and count me in once the GB open. i just wonder how KAM profile compare to XDA?



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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #242 on: Fri, 02 October 2020, 12:56:54 »
damn i love this set, and count me in once the GB open. i just wonder how KAM profile compare to XDA?
I posted a detailed comparison before in this thread.

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« Reply #243 on: Sun, 04 October 2020, 08:01:40 »
Oh man I can't wait for this either. No dates yet, right?

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #244 on: Wed, 07 October 2020, 16:27:07 »
This set is very nice! If I may provide a suggestion and it's not too late to make changes, I would very much like to see a 1.75u escape keycap to put instead of the capslock. This is considering you already have provided keycaps for vim-like hjkl controls, so being able to have a matching cap for an escape remap would be absolutely amazing!

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #245 on: Wed, 07 October 2020, 16:34:21 »
This set is very nice! If I may provide a suggestion and it's not too late to make changes, I would very much like to see a 1.75u escape keycap to put instead of the capslock. This is considering you already have provided keycaps for vim-like hjkl controls, so being able to have a matching cap for an escape remap would be absolutely amazing!


While I do not use the caps lock key - instead, I use the control key - I do not see people who need it very happy to have it replaced by an ESC cap; that is, the first time I heard should replace the caps lock.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #246 on: Wed, 07 October 2020, 16:43:05 »
This set is very nice! If I may provide a suggestion and it's not too late to make changes, I would very much like to see a 1.75u escape keycap to put instead of the capslock. This is considering you already have provided keycaps for vim-like hjkl controls, so being able to have a matching cap for an escape remap would be absolutely amazing!


While I do not use the caps lock key - instead, I use the control key - I do not see people who need it very happy to have it replaced by an ESC cap; that is, the first time I heard should replace the caps lock.

I wouldn't want to get rid of the caps lock keycap from the set, I just wanted to see the addition of a similar 1.75u escape. From what I've see , remapping the caps lock key to escape seems like a fairly common practice for users of a unix-based OS. For myself, I find capslock hardly ever used.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #247 on: Wed, 07 October 2020, 21:35:37 »
This set is very nice! If I may provide a suggestion and it's not too late to make changes, I would very much like to see a 1.75u escape keycap to put instead of the capslock. This is considering you already have provided keycaps for vim-like hjkl controls, so being able to have a matching cap for an escape remap would be absolutely amazing!


While I do not use the caps lock key - instead, I use the control key - I do not see people who need it very happy to have it replaced by an ESC cap; that is, the first time I heard should replace the caps lock.


I wouldn't want to get rid of the caps lock keycap from the set, I just wanted to see the addition of a similar 1.75u escape. From what I've see , remapping the caps lock key to escape seems like a fairly common practice for users of a unix-based OS. For myself, I find capslock hardly ever used.


By fairly common, you mean 1 in how many? If my own anecdotal experience of some years at GH and 7k post is worth something, you are the first to mention it.

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« Reply #248 on: Wed, 07 October 2020, 21:55:23 »
By fairly common, you mean 1 in how many? If my own anecdotal experience of some years at GH and 7k post is worth something, you are the first to mention it.
Not with respect to the 1.75u caps lock key specifically, but almost all ortho sets replace the caps lock key with a 1u ESC key (and TAB) because the ESC key in the caps lock position is the default mapping for the planck and preonic.

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Re: [IC] KAM_Superuser | 19/09 - Huge kitting update!
« Reply #249 on: Thu, 08 October 2020, 00:24:23 »
This set is very nice! If I may provide a suggestion and it's not too late to make changes, I would very much like to see a 1.75u escape keycap to put instead of the capslock. This is considering you already have provided keycaps for vim-like hjkl controls, so being able to have a matching cap for an escape remap would be absolutely amazing!


While I do not use the caps lock key - instead, I use the control key - I do not see people who need it very happy to have it replaced by an ESC cap; that is, the first time I heard should replace the caps lock.


I wouldn't want to get rid of the caps lock keycap from the set, I just wanted to see the addition of a similar 1.75u escape. From what I've see , remapping the caps lock key to escape seems like a fairly common practice for users of a unix-based OS. For myself, I find capslock hardly ever used.


By fairly common, you mean 1 in how many? If my own anecdotal experience of some years at GH and 7k post is worth something, you are the first to mention it.
I was indeed hesitant to use the word common, as it's far from the majority doing so and I also might have oversold i by implying the general unix user, as I suppose it more strictly applies to users of Vim. But I still believe in that regards, remapping the escape to another key is not uncommon. Doesn't have to be caps, I've also heard mentioned control, tab, jj (double tap on j) etc. I just prefer the caps key, hence my original suggestion.