Hi Mark, i just installed the new THE 3.1 code
(the31w32.zip) on an
IBM Thinkpad A21m with a german keyboard running
Windows 2000 Professional US English (Service Pack 2).
The good news is that the problem with IBM Object Rexx
The Rexx Interpreter is found and THE macros can be
The bad news is that there is a problem with the German
keyboard. All primary characters are echoed within THE
correctly (qwertz and german umlauts). But all
secondary characters (SHIFT+Keyn) are wrong. So, for
example the character '*' is found as SHIFT+'8' (above
the number eight) but should be on the German keyboard
SHIFT+'+' (above the plus sign).
This is a very serious bug because it makes the editor
almost unusable. I would guess that all keyboards
except US english are affected. I hope this is easy to
PS: I prepared 2 TLD files for JAVA and FORTRAN which
are working nicely. I attached them as tld.zip.