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Offline E TwentyNine

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Keyboard Layout Diagrams
« on: Sun, 14 April 2013, 09:34:31 »
I've seen a few variations of people proposing keyboard layouts and they show these nice graphics of what they look like.

Like most of the diagrams here

I did find a site that would let you lay out a keyboard using a text notation of width of each key, letter, etc, but I seemed to have lost it.

So...what sites/programs will allow me to easily create a layout diagram?

On a side note, I've seen some people have keyboard graphics in their sigs.  Are those hand done or is there a program for that too?
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Offline CPTBadAss

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Re: Keyboard Layout Diagrams
« Reply #1 on: Sun, 14 April 2013, 10:03:06 »
Matt30 made a layout generator website but I don't remember the link of the top of my head. When I'm at home later I'll link you.

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Re: Keyboard Layout Diagrams
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 15 April 2013, 01:04:19 »
I don't know about matt3o's but neophyte has one on his page:
http://ne0.cc/kbeditor/

Personally, I prefer the older one with the text-entry and massive URL
http://ne0.cc/laygen/

here's an example of a KBT race

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Re: Keyboard Layout Diagrams
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 15 April 2013, 01:17:36 »
The quickest way i found want to get a blank layout and just handwrite in your layout. Its also easy to make changes.

Offline E TwentyNine

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Re: Keyboard Layout Diagrams
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 15 April 2013, 07:58:08 »
I don't know about matt3o's but neophyte has one on his page:
http://ne0.cc/kbeditor/

Personally, I prefer the older one with the text-entry and massive URL
http://ne0.cc/laygen/

The older one is the one I had found before.  Bookmarking it now, thanks.

With that info I found neophyte's thread on it on DT
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Offline CPTBadAss

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Re: Keyboard Layout Diagrams
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 15 April 2013, 08:11:39 »
Crap, dorkvader is right. I meant ne0phyte's. I confused that with matt30's color layout generator. Thanks for the help dorkvader!

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Re: Keyboard Layout Diagrams
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 15 April 2013, 08:13:08 »
Now the two just need to have a baby and we can conceive the ULTIMATE COLORED LAYOUT!

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Re: Keyboard Layout Diagrams
« Reply #7 on: Mon, 15 April 2013, 08:14:03 »
matt30 actually announced a layout generator (in Java IIRC), but never published it AFAIK.

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Re: Keyboard Layout Diagrams
« Reply #8 on: Mon, 15 April 2013, 08:15:05 »
Oh, yep I remember that. He said he was going to drop the source and never did.