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My Polish keyboard setting doesn't include all characters


NPosuniak 8 | 91  
25 Jun 2009 /  #1
as you can see it doesn't include all the unique characters (-,Ń,Ę,Ć missing).....Is there a seperate keystroke to get the others? It is the only polish option i get. TIA.



Switezianka - | 463  
25 Jun 2009 /  #2
What operating system is that?
peter_olsztyn 6 | 1,098  
25 Jun 2009 /  #3
as you can see it doesn't include all the unique characters (-,Ń,Ę,Ć missing)

+ ALT







OP NPosuniak 8 | 91  
25 Jun 2009 /  #4
I tried + Alt, it doesn't do anything. Windows Vista Home Premium

And the Character map is not interactive. It doesn't even have an alt key??!!?
Switezianka - | 463  
25 Jun 2009 /  #5
Try to set "Klawiatura> Ustawienia regionalne" to "Angielski programisty", and then, change the language into Polish on the language bar (pasek języka) (or whatever equivalent of it Vista has). Then, write diacritics using Alt (Alt+z = ź; the rest is logical).

I've never used Vista, but afaik, these are the settings generally used in Poland on Windows, so it should be similar on Vista.
OP NPosuniak 8 | 91  
25 Jun 2009 /  #6
It's working now, thanks for the help.
Matowy - | 295  
4 Jul 2009 /  #7
Note: you are supposed to use the Alt Gr key, which is just to the right of the space bar.
Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446  
13 Jul 2009 /  #8
The keyboard you show is Polish Typist's No. 214. You get the missing letters when you shift. There must also be dead keys to get the accent marks for the upper-case letters: Ą Ę Ś Ć Ó Ń - and Ż.

This keybaord is far superior to the heavily pushed (for commercial reasons) Polish Programmer's because, you do not have to type two keys (ALT + somethign else) to get a single letter. If you want a ż, ł or ś you simply hit the appropriately enrgaved keytop.
Moonlighting 31 | 234  
18 Jul 2009 /  #9
peter_olsztyn
Wow. Thanks for posting the image of the keyboard. I personally had no problem, but i learnt I could get the Euro sign by typing AltGr+U. Just didn't know that before... ;-)

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