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01-18-2012, 03:29 PM
The place to start might be Apple's Introduction to Text System Overview
, Cocoa Text Architecture Guide
Text Editing Programming Guide
. It looks like the information to understand how the keyboard returns its code and to use that data is in them. Based on the little I saw, try that last one first.
You said you have created your own glyphs, but not how. To work with any of the OS X text systems and therefore all apps, I believe you should be creating Postscript fonts. Font creation is a huge topic in it's own right.
As for shifting 'A' to 'B' for the code returned, I can't see the purpose of that beyond rudimentary encryption. I think that would be an app specific thing because trying to implement that system wide would likely break every other app.
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When asking questions, post the version of your software. You'll receive better answers.
Please post your results to the thread as it is good feedback.