beakl vi

monday, 29 october 2018

restores the Enter key to the base layer with a swap of the Backspace key from the Shift Layer of the BEAKL Ti layout, resulting in simplified Enter chords throughout the keyboard design.

The following updated set of Splitography keyboard layers for BEAKL Vi are annotated minimally with the notable differences from their BEAKL Ti counterparts. Refer to BEAKL Ti for more detailed descriptions of the layers and their usage/invocation..

base layer

Splitography BEAKL 
Vi

Tap key actions for..

keycode double tap double tap (down) triple tap
Colon Colon Minus    
Enter   repeating Enter  

thumb shifts

Splitography BEAKL Vi shift 
shift

Tap key actions for..

keycode double tap double tap (down) triple tap
Tilde Tilde Slash    

rolling thumbs

Tab Enter and Shift-Tab Enter sequences are greatly simplified with the placement of the Enter key on the base layer..

Splitography BEAKL Vi rolling 
thumbs

home row shift

Splitography BEAKL Vi home row 
shifts

dot chords

for Period (and corresponding Shift position Question and Exclamation Marks) for next word capitalization..

Splitography BEAKL Vi dot 
chords

Tap key actions with Dot* key down for..

keycode single tap double tap triple tap
Space Dot* Space Shift    
Enter Dot* Enter Shift Dot* Enter Enter Shift  

*Where “Dot” is Period (base layer), Question (thumb shift) or Exclamation Mark (home row shift).

thumb symbols and cursor

Splitography BEAKL Vi 
symbols

Tap key actions for..

keycode double tap double tap (down)** triple tap
       
Colon     “ :: ”
Less Than   repeating LessThan “ <- ”
Percent   repeating Percent  
Greater Than   repeating GreaterThan “ -> ”
Equal     “ /= ”
Asterisk Dot Asterisk    

**The down modifier state for the key necessitates a double tap (down) to distinguish a repeating character. Note: a repeating Tilde is available on the left thumb Shift Layer.

mouse navigation

Splitography BEAKL Vi 
mouse

thumbed numeric keypad

Splitography BEAKL Vi 
keypad

Tap key actions for..

keycode double tap triple tap triple tap (down)
Dot Colon    
Comma Comma Space    

thumb shortcuts and function keys

Splitography BEAKL Vi Fn 
keys

Both Shift keys down now raise the Shortcuts Layer..

Splitography BEAKL Vi thumb 
shortcuts

Tap key actions for..

keycode double tap triple tap triple tap (down)
Priv string    
Pub string    

toggle layers

Splitography BEAKL Vi CapsLock 
layer

stenography layer

Splitography stenography 
layer

legend

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