Since migrating from Linux Mint 18.3 to the latest Manjaro stable, I have been unable to type diaereses. When I try, it immediately creates a quotation mark, instead of waiting for other input (another letter to create diaeresis or space to create quotation mark).

I could not find anything related on the internet to solve this problem, but maybe my google-fu deserted me on this one. Anyone have a solution?

  • Set the keyboard layout to US International? – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Dec 13 '17 at 17:44
  • I already tried, but it still doesn't work – Michael Dec 13 '17 at 17:46

When I switched to US international with dead keys, it did work. Don't know why I didn't try that one earlier!

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    one of the standard us layout variants (altgr-intl) puts the deadkeys on layer 3 rather than layer 1 (as in the intl and alt-intl variants), so you'd have to hit AltGr+" to activate the deadkey function. the text descriptions on most layout configuration tools don't always make the difference clear. – quixotic Dec 13 '17 at 20:50

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