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Settings

NISSE can store several keyboard settings internally. To verify and change the keyboard settings, run a text editor such as Notepad. NISSE automatically types the current settings when pressing one of [F1] to [F9] keys with holding a [FN] key down.

[FN]-[F1] (ABOUT)

Verify the firmware version and the current settings.

FN-F1 output (example)
[FN]-[F1] output (example)

[FN]-[F2] (OS)

Select the IME ON/IME OFF key combinations.

[FN]-[F2] output IME ON IME OFF
pc None None
mac かな 英数
109 変換 無変換
109a CTRL-SHIFT-変換 CTRL-SHIFT-無変換
109b 半角/全角 半角/全角
104a CTRL-SHIFT-SPACE CTRL-SHIFT-BACKSPACE
104b ALT-` ALT-`
a-sp ALT-SPACE ALT-SPACE
s-sp SHIFT-SPACE SHIFT-SPACE
c-sp CTRL-SPACE CTRL-SPACE

If you're using macOS, select 'mac'.

[FN]-[F3] (LAYOUT)

Select the English key layout.

[FN]-[F3] output English key layout
us QWERTY - US
us-d Dvorak - US
us-c Colemak - US
jp QWERTY - JIS
jp-n QWERTY - JIS (Nicola F Type)

[FN]-[F4] (KANA)

Select the Japanese Kana key layout. 。

[FN]-[F4] output Japanese key layout
roma Romaji (The internal Kana input mode of NISSE is not used.)
nico NICOLA (Thumb Shift)
mtype M-type
tron TRON
stick Stickney Next
x6004 JIS X6004

Note: With 'stick', the internal Kana input mode of NISSE is not used; the input mode of the IME must be set to Kana.

[FN]-[F5] (DELAY)

Adjust the delay of character keys for a simultaneous hit with shift keys.

[FN]-[F5] output Delay
d0 0 msec (None)
d24 24 msec
d36 36 msec
d48 48 msec

When using with the NICOLA (Thumb Shift) layout, [FN]-[F5] should be set to from 'd24' to 'd48'. Otherwise, set to 'd0'.

[FN]-[F6] (MOD)

Change the modifier key layout. Please refer to Modifier Key layouts for more details.

[FN]-[F6] output Priority Separate [英数][かな] keys macOS
c SHIFT
s CTRL
cj SHIFT
sj CTRL
cja SHIFT
sja CTRL
xc SPACE, SHIFT
xs SPACE, CTRL
xcj SPACE, SHIFT
xsj SPACE, CTRL
xcja SPACE, SHIFT
xsja SPACE, CTRL

[FN]-[F7] (IME)

Select the type of Japanese IME.

[FN]-[F7] output IME Additional punctuation characters
ms MS IME None
goog Google Japanese Input / Mozc 『』…/
Both '・' and '/' can be typed directly.
atok ATOK None
appl macOS, iOS 『』〔〕

Note: By customizing the Romaji table of the Google Japanese Input and the NISSE firmware, you can directly input more Japanese punctuation characters that are used in Nicola layout. As for the firmware, edit the table googleSet[] in KeyboardJP.c.

[FN]-[F8] (LED)

Select the LED lighting mode in the Japanese Kana mode.

[FN]-[F8] output Description
l Turn on the left LED. Disable Num Lock LED.
c Turn on the middle LED. Disalbe Caps Lock LED.
r Turn on the right LED. Disable Scroll Lock LED.
l-n Share the left LED with Num Lock.
c-c Share the middle LED with Caps Lock. (default)
r-s Share the right LED with Scroll Lock.
off Disable the Kana LED.

[FN]-[F9] (PREFIX)

Enable/disable the prefix shift in the Japanese Kana mode.

[FN]-[F9] output Prefix shift
off Disable (default)
on Enable
led Enable (If prefix shit is effective, turn on the corresponding left or right LED.)

Note: Prefix shift is effective only in the Japanese Kana mode. The prefix shift status can be canceled by typing the corresponding shift key again.