Create TeX/Math/APL Keyboard Layout

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

This page shows you how to create a keyboard layout for inputting Math Symbols ∑ ∫ π² ∞ , Emoji 😄, or APL Symbols, for {Windows, Mac OS X, Linux}.

For example, you can create APL (programming language) keyboard layout, or for LaTeX/XeTeX, or simply as a system to type math symbols in plain text.

APL Keyboard Layout

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APL keyboard layout. [https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:APL-keybd.svg]

Unicode Characters

You'll need to copy paste Unicode characters when configuring your keyboard. Here's references.

Unicode Font

You'll need font to display math symbols.

Create Your Own Math Layout

Using Emacs

If you are using emacs, you don't need to setup a keyboard layout. There are many ways to setup emacs to insert any unicode character set.

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APL Keyboards

Keybinding and Input-System

Xah Keyboard Guide