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The hotkey for changing keyboard layouts in XP are bound only to Alt+Shift or Ctrl+Shift.

Is is possible to enable a hotkey toggle, like holding Ctrl to toggle the alternate layout, and releasing it to toggle it back?

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check out autohotkey –  Raystafarian Feb 20 '12 at 14:24
@Raystafarian, not very helpful. Care to at least post a specific script to do what he wants instead of just linking to what amounts to a programming language? What’s next, posting a link to the C++ page on Wikipedia? –  Synetech Feb 25 '12 at 22:09
@Synetech That's why it's a comment and not an answer, OP can check it out and see if it's a utility the OP wants to mess around with. Awesome comment, though! Really helps the OP out too! –  Raystafarian Feb 25 '12 at 22:19
@Synetech: Let me correct that for you... macro scripting language, so completely valid and welcome comment. It's not really hard to make it, doing some C++ programming is a joke comparison... :/ –  Tom Wijsman Feb 26 '12 at 0:00
I was being sarcastic. Linking to a page that discusses dealing this or a similar issue with AutoHotkey is one thing, but simply mentioning it in general then leaving the asker to figure it out for themselves… Not everyone who has a computer problem is a programmer, and no, a scripting language isn’t any better; programming is programming no matter how hard or easy. If you look at the question again, you’ll see that they’re looking for a command or OS interface. –  Synetech Feb 26 '12 at 0:12

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