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Getting accents and diacriticals in Windows applications Nathan Love Sept. 22, 2003 Menu: Win XP ExitCheat SheetsWin 98
Getting accents and diacriticals in Windows applications Part 1: Windows XP
If you like, you can set up the keyboard icon. It provides an easy way to switch from the default keyboard to the International one with great ease.
Getting accents and diacriticals in Windows applications Part 2: Windows 98
Click the Start button.
Now click Settings.
As a result of clicking Settings, we get the smaller dialogue box.
Click on Control Panel.
Result: the Control Panel
Click on the Keyboard.
Result: the Keyboard screen Click on the Language tab.
This screen results from clicking on the Language tab. Click on Properties.
You should have a screen like this one, except your language will be “ United States 101. ” Click on the scroll control, and...
Click on: “ United States International, ” replacing “ United States 101. ”
Click OK here and there.
Put away the Control Panel by clicking the little ‘ x ’.
Voilà! You are ready. You don ’ t even need to reboot; the new keyboard setting is in effect.
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For WINDOWS: These are only partial solutions, at best. They can be used instead of the International keyboard. The conventions below will not work well in all Windows applications. At right is the Extended ASCII Code. It was used Before Windows. At right below Was the Windows Convention that was to Replace reliance on The extended ASCII code.