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    XP EC Lingo Keyboard Entry? (XP)

    Hi,

    One of our guys wants to input German & French text into his Outlook Express Emails & other applications.
    Which is the best way to do this (he will have English text in the same email/document)?

    m.q.

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    Re: XP EC Lingo Keyboard Entry? (XP)

    At the educational television network where I used to work, we used Quickeys to create "macros" for the German umlaut and Latin macron characters and it has served them well for several years. However, this one ISN'T <img src=/S/free.gif border=0 alt=free width=30 height=15> and that will probably not be to your liking.....

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    Re: XP EC Lingo Keyboard Entry? (XP)

    You know I remember seeing some time back on the microsoft.com site, a page which had all the XP keyboard layouts shown graphically.
    I wish I could find that URL again - any ideas?

    m.q.

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    Re: XP EC Lingo Keyboard Entry? (XP)

    No. Why? What then?

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    Re: XP EC Lingo Keyboard Entry? (XP)

    Hi, I write German sometimes and I just use XP`s Onscreen Keyboard. You need to set language in ControlPanel to make the new language as an extra. Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options / Add Another Language. Not the main one which has to remain as English
    You will find the Keyboard here All Programs/Accessories/Accessibility
    In Keyboard settings choose the 102 Option. I sometimes I have to click around a bit before it resets to that, but it always does
    Hope this is what you want
    Elaine

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    Re: XP EC Lingo Keyboard Entry? (XP)

    I suppose it depends how much non-English text is to be used, and whether he wants to keep the accents/umlauts/etc.

    A clunky way might be to compose the "non-English" text in Word set to the "non-English" language, and cut/paste into OE... (I suppose you've already tried this?!)
    <font face="Script MT Bold"><font color=blue><big><big>John</big></big></font color=blue></font face=script>

    Ita, esto, quidcumque...

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    Re: XP EC Lingo Keyboard Entry? (XP)

    Thanks, very useful.

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