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How do you type the ligature “oe” character œ on a keyboard, without using ALT code?

I am running a PC on Windows 8.1. I have switched my keyboard's layout to FRA "French (Canada)" and have found most of the characters I've come across in my studies. However, the Internet has only ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 / Windows 8.1 - Layout stuck

I have experienced this random problem both on Windows 8.1 Pro and the Server 2012R2 I use now. Basically, you cannot change layout for some reason. I have two layouts. US/HUN. One ...
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2answers
618 views

Dot instead of comma on numerical keyboard

Using polish language on Windows 8.1, comma is the default decimal seperator on numerical keyboard. Is there a way to change it to dot? I wouldn't like to change it in Excel or some other program, ...
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2answers
411 views

Can I create a custom touch keyboard in windows 8

I am a graphic designer with a 2-in-1 laptop/tablet (specifically the Acer R7). I would like to use my digitizer pen in my Adobe programs while in tablet mode... however, I use shortcut keys quite ...
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1answer
374 views

Windows 8 keyboard in Mac VMWare types incorrect symbols

I am running Windows 8 inside VMWare Fusion (Professional Version 5.0.4 (1435862)) in a Mac. When I type a symbol, I get a different one. The keyboard used in Windows 8 is UK English. Shift + 2, I ...
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0answers
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How to remove invisible language modes in windows 8

What seems to be the problem is like the one described at Remove invisible language modes in Windows 8, but the solution provided on that page is not useful for me. I happen to have this problem when ...
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3answers
569 views

Windows 8: Add German umlauts to US keyboard layout (maybe using AutoHotKey)

I just realized that the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator does not work anymore under Windows 8. I used it successfully under Windows 7 to create a custom keyboard layout on top of a US layout, where ...
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1answer
92 views

Disable CTRL + ALT + [LETTER] to produce accented variations

After an unknown config change, CTRL + ALT + [LETTER] has started producing common accented versions of [LETTER]. I'm not a big fan of this arrangement, seeing as I've memorized all my favourite ALT + ...
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1answer
123 views

Cannot write diacritics

I'm not sure what I did to break this functionality, as I haven't installed or removed any software recently, nor have I messed with registry, sensitive files nor settings. I cannot write any ...
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1answer
130 views

Windows 8 - Single quote shows up as two quotes

Since a few days I'm running Windows 8. As I was used of Windows 7, the first thing after the installation that I did was to set my keyboard settings to "English - United States International". This ...
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1answer
1k views

Use English as an input language for Windows 8 lock screen by default

I have two input languages configured on my Windows 8 machine. The default language is English, but when I lock my computer, the lock screen sometimes uses another language for input, so I have to ...
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0answers
199 views

MSKLC on windows 8

I've tried to use MSKLC on windows 8, but it caused only troubles. I edited the layout, but after I installed it I noticed it came out different than how I did write it. Then I've tried to add the ...
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4answers
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Typing Indian Rupee symbol with Windows 8 keyboard

I bought a Dell Inspiron 15R laptop. I don't know how to use the keyboard to type the new Indian Rupee symbol (₹). I searched Google and found an answer i.e. to hit the right Alt or AltGr key and then ...
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Disable Ctrl+Shift+0 on Windows 8

I use apps that have functions bound to Ctrl+Shift+0, but Windows captures the keyboard shortcut. I have gone into the Advanced Settings and disabled the key sequence (similar to the Vista steps), but ...
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1answer
1k views

Remote Desktop Connection to Windows has wrong keyboard layout

I'm running: OS X 10.8 U.S. English as the default system language a German (Austrian) keyboard layout Via RDP (specifically the Remote Desktop Connection client 2.1.1 from Microsoft), I'm ...
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3answers
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How to disable Ctrl+Shift keyboard layout switch in Windows 8?

This is similar to How to disable Ctrl+Shift keyboard layout switch (for the same input language) in Windows?, but regards Windows 8. Here, I can change the keyboard language with Win+Space which is ...
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1answer
4k views

How to disable automatic keyboard layout change in Windows 8?

I have a laptop with a hungarian keyboard, but I usually use a finnish external keyboard. My problem is that very ofthen windows tries to be smart, and it changes that layout of the keyboard on it's ...
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3answers
2k views

I can't type lower case Ñ or Ï in Windows 8

How do I type lower case Ñ or umlaut Ï in Windows 8? I have the US-International keyboard layout selected. When I try to type a lower case version of those letters (and possibly more), then it fails. ...
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0answers
173 views

Is there a way to make Caps Lock switch keyboard layouts on Windows 8?

I used to use Caps Lock to switch between keyboard layouts (e.g. between English and Russian), as opposed to Windows built-in inconvenient CtrlShift and AltShift combos. On earlier versions of ...
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1answer
138 views

Bought wrong laptop keyboard, need a way to map keys

I bought the wrong laptop keyboard(stupid amazon tricked me!). They do not have the correct one as a replacement any more. The new one has 4 more pins on the connector BUT they are all connected ...
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3answers
992 views

Remove invisible language modes in Windows 8

this might be considered a duplicate of my previous question: Disable [Windows]+[Space] hotkey in Windows 8 However my problem is more about getting rid of 2 settings, that should be removed, while ...
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0answers
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Disable [Windows]+[Space] hotkey in Windows 8 [duplicate]

I only could find the solution for Windows 7. My problem is, I'm using Polish Programmer's keyboard; it works like English keyboard, except you can input ąęółśćżźĄĘÓŁŚĆŻŹ with deadkey ~ followed by, ...
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2answers
676 views

Windows 8 - 2 languages. How to lock keyboard to only one?

I have small problem with my keyboard languages. I have 2 languages installed on my PC. I have English set as display language and Polish used for Keyboard layout, date and time. (I just don't like ...
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1answer
489 views

How do I specifiy a keyboard layout icon in Windows 8?

I have multiple keyboard layouts. In previous versions of Windows, I could specify a different icon for each layout so I could quickly glance in the system tray and determine which layout was being ...
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1answer
3k views

How to create a custom keyboard layout for Windows 8? [duplicate]

I want to create a custom keyboard layout for Windows 8, as the standard Persian keyboard layout has many problems and many keys have been replaced. Is there a way or any software which I can use to ...
0
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0answers
625 views

Are there alternative keyboards for Windows 8 Modern-UI?

On Android there are alternative keyboards available. For Windows 8 I couldn't find any such. Specifically I'd like to have a keyboard that limits itself to the lower right edge of the screen in ...
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1answer
167 views

Win+Spacebar no longer selects input methods in Windows 8

I have multiple keyboard layouts installed for the US English language. In the past, I was able to hit Win+Space to switch between them, but for some reason that is no longer possible. I have no idea ...
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1answer
77 views

I just bought a new Windows 8 desktop computer and there are some problems with keyboard layout

Some of the keys were swapped around when I first bought it. Is there any way to swap this back? I've googled it a million times and lots of other people have asked this question with no answers. ...
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2answers
7k views

How do I get DVORAK keyboard layout on Windows 8?

There is no such layout by default and I have tried getting the one available here (http://www.kaufmann.no/roland/dvorak/) and it doesn't work with Windows 8. So is there any way I get the DVORAK ...
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1answer
1k views

How to set keyboard layout at machine level in Windows 8

I have 2 laptops running Windows 8 and I am using my Microsoft Account between them. Trouble is, one laptop has a UK keyboard and the other a US keyboard. So far it seems that the keyboard layout is ...
1
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1answer
170 views

Is it possible to disable a windows keyboard shortcut?

Is it possible to disable any default windows keyboard shortcut? I want to reuse win+space for something else, but it is already taken by the system to switch between keyboard layouts. Windows 8 ...
2
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1answer
3k views

How to enable the “United States-International” keyboard layout in Windows 8?

I want to enable the "United States-International" keyboard layout in Windows 8, but the option for it seems to be missing. Is there any way to enable it?
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2answers
2k views

How to change keyboard layout on personalize page?

I just installed Windows 8 on my machine. When I started it, personalization screen was shown and I was asked to enter the PC name. The problem is that none of the existing keyboard layouts are ...
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2answers
5k views

How to restore pre-windows-8 Alt+Shift keyboard behavior?

Before Windows 8, the Alt+Shift shortcut changed the input method (keyboard layout) for the current app. This permitted to map an input method to each app. For example I could keep the default layout ...
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4answers
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How do I remove automatically added keyboard layouts?

I have a Spanish keyboard on my notebook, but I use it mostly for English and Chinese writing. This is how I configured the languages: However, Windows added some layouts on its own (probably when ...
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2answers
321 views

Pressing v key enters CTRL-V and vice versa in Windows 8

As it says above, I've just installed Windows 8 Pro on a workstation. I've started re-installing all my usual software. There isn't that much typing required to install software, so I've only ...