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Mac Estonian keyboard Layout

Or how to use Ukelele to customize keyboard layouts.

For the impatient: download Estonian3.keylayout.zip

Unzip and put the two included files into ~/Library/Keyboard Layouts/ folder. (NB! Few people have indicated that with Snow Leopard or Lion this layout creates some issues with input, but a restart will fix those.)

The Mac OS X version of Estonian keyboard layout and localized version found here, both lack the caret ^ symbol (in its usual place). Also I had an external HP usb keyboard, which again was incompatible with the internal keyboard (the ~ and | symbol keys were swapped). This was a big issue for me, because I often use both of them in scripts.
So, I turned to Ukelele and configured my own layouts. Read more »