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Old 08.01.2014, 10:41
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

You may have a look at the United States-International Keyboard layout.



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Since the standard US keyboard layout in Microsoft Windows offers no way of inputting any sort of diacritic or accent, this makes it unsuitable for all but a handful of languages unless the US International layout is used. The US International layout changes the `, ~, ^, " (for ), and ' (for ) keys into dead keys for producing accented characters. The US International layout also uses the right alt (AltGr) as a modifier to enter special characters. Although there is no UK International layout on Windows, XP SP2 and above provide a UK Extended layout which, if activated, will allow the user to enter a wide variety of diacritics (such as grave accents) which are not accommodated by the standard UK layout.
Source Wikipedia.

PS: You do not have to physically own this keyboard to use it. It is just a setting in your operating system.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/258824/en-us
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