Questions tagged [diacritics]
For questions about letters with diacritical marks, like é and ç; how to type/enter them and how to make sure they're displayed correctly.
How to type a (double) quote in Slack for Windows
In most (if not all) Windows apps if I type a (double) quote it does not immediately appear and waits for the next character. If a vowel, it will turn into a diacritic like ü or é, if a space (or ...
How to make Windows 10 search bar diacritic-insensitive?
Typing without diacritics (in languages that use it) is often much faster/more convenient. Is there an option that allows making the search bar insensitive to diacritics? For example, so that typing "...
Writing diacritics: Synergy and WinCompose don't go together well
I figured the easiest way for me to write diacritics was a US keyboard and the compose key. It works natively on Linux and I installed WinCompose on my Windows 10 machine to make my writing experience ...
How can I generate combining characters on windows? [duplicate]
A while ago I asked this question on SO where I found out about combining characters and how for alt+777 you get ○ on most editors and ̉ on skype, which can be combined with a previous character and ...
How do I disable automatic diacritics?
I have been given a new work computer, and it exhibits some additional functionality that is slowly becoming a nuisance. The computer supports automatic diacritics; for example, if I type an ...
Is there a choose accented characters à la Android, without resorting to Alt + xxxx codes?
I'm looking for a solution to type accented characters as simply as on Android: Currently, I have to use either the ALT sequence (eg. ALT + 0201 to get É) or Windows' Charmap utility, but Android's ...
QWERTY keyboard layouts with French characters?
I know about US International with dead keys that uses dead keys like ' ` ^ " before typing the letter with the diacritic. Are there other QWERTY layouts with all French diacritic characters (à, â, é,...
Issues with win key and right alt key after Windows Update (Polish diacritical signs not working)
I've got a problem that occured to me out of nowhere. Today in the morning, as I logged in to my computer at work I cannot input Polish diacritical signs. For example rAlt + A should give Ą but ...
Windows 7: Italian Keyboard: Typing capitalized accented vowels
I am running Windows 7 on a computer with an Italian keyboard. Such a keyboard has keys for producing the lowercase accented grave characters à, è, ì, ò, ù, and it is also possible to produce the ...
How to display text in UTF8 from mysql /phpmyadmin?
I have a database with multiple tables. The database and table and every row of table is set to utf8_romanian_ci. Every name which I import that contains diacritics will not be displayed correctly. ...
Incremental search for un/accented characters
Does emacs have an incremental search mode, where searching for a character will search for itself and for any other versions of the character with accent marks, similar to how Google Chrome (at least ...
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 ...
word won't put diacritics before other character is typed
I've got a problem with one of the computers I use (running Win7 Pro x64 with Office 2007). Word won't let me type any diacritics (like AltGr+a = ą, AltGr+e = ę, etc) before any other character is ...
How to write czech diacritics on en_US keyboard
Is it possible to write some of the czech specific symbols using english (en_US default) keyboard? ě š č ř ž á í é I need to be able to write the ˇ and ' symbols. Right now I am switching english/...
Pressing an accent key (´ / ˇ) adds the character twice in most programs
This might seem as duplicate of Pressing key with accent character makes it enter twice but it is not: About three days ago, the issue started - I am using Slovak (Slovakia) keyboard, and the key for ...
How to fix diacritic issue on command prompt?
Simplified issue: I have a file called Bíblia sagrada.exe (note the í) on C:\ of my computer. When I open a command prompt on C:\ and execute dir /b /on B*.*, it will return: Bíblia sagrada.exe i....
Is it possible to enter macron (ā) and caron (ǎ) diacritics with USA international keyboard?
I know how it is possible to enter acute (á), grave (à), circumflex (â), and tilde (ã) diacritics with US international keyboard. You just enter one of the symbols ('`^~) and then a vowel. Is it ...
How to preserve diacritics when cross-mounting drives to Windows7 and Linux
A friend backed up an in accessible Windows 7 partition to a big (close to 1TB) external USB drive using KNOPIX. Unfortunately the umlauts and accents in the file names of his extensive music ...