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Polish letters Alt-codes... Anyone?

7 Nov 2006 /  #1
Jak robi wy piszecie na maszynie listy? Przykład: ł, ę, ć, ź, ń, ż, ś, ó, ł, ą, ?
Obviously I’m having to switch my keyboard settings from one setting to another. But, I’d like to know if there are any “Alt-Codes” for typing Polish alphabetical letters directly from codes… Example: While holding down “(L) Alt” key and entering “0109” to produce symbols.

To explain more simply, How in the world do you type letters?
Widocznie ja mający (istnienie) przełączać (machać) moje parametry instalacyjne klawiatury od jed umieszczający (umieszczanie) do innego. Ale, ja jak (podobny do; podobnie do tego; upodobanie do) poznawać jeżeli tam są wszelki “*Alt-Codes*” dla pisania na maszynie Polerują alfabetyczne listy bezpośrednio od szyfrów … Przykład: Podczas gdy podtrzymujący na odpowiednim poziomie (podtrzymanie na odpowiednim poziomie) “(L) *Alt*” klucz (kluczowy) i wchodzący (wejście; wprowadzający; zgłaszający się) “0109 ” produkują symbole. Żeby objaśniać bardziej (więcej) łatwo, Jak w świecie robi wy piszecie na maszynie listy (litera)?...)]
krysia 23 | 3058  
8 Nov 2006 /  #2
press ctrl and alt together with a letter at the same time and see if it works.
Admin 25 | 404   Administrator
8 Nov 2006 /  #3
It's actually quite simple. If you have MS Word follow these steps:

1. From the menu select: Insert, then Symbol...
2. In the Font tab select: (Normal text...)
3. You will find all Polish letters there.
4. Select/highlight one of the letters and press on the "Shortcut Key..." button.
5. Choose a new shortcut key (for example for the letter ó press: Ctrl+Alt+o).
6. Follow steps 4-5 until you assigned all Polish letters.


d1sr240 2 | 12  
12 Nov 2006 /  #4
If you have Microsoft Windows XP (this might work on older versions of Windows too, I'm not sure), you can set it so that you can switch keyboard settings by just hitting Alt+Shift, it seems like this would be faster than using "Alt Codes."
19 Nov 2006 /  #5
you'll have to edit your keyboard settings to polish on your windows toolbar first. (the keyboard icon.) you can switch the button next to that one from to polish to english or any other language with one click.

it's ctrl + alt for me though? just trying to help out. :)
14 Jan 2007 /  #6
A tool called Mophy Accents (search for it on Google) can help you type Polish letters.

Once downloaded you can type letters like ą ę ł ż ź ó etc by pressing the Right Alt key and the normal letter on your keyboard (so Right Alt + a for ą ).

It is really simple to use.
14 Jan 2007 /  #7
Tried to do this via languages option in the control panel didnt seem to work for me :(

Mophy Accents

You can download a 30 day trial version of it
Buy it USD $19.99
GBP 9.99
EUR €14.99

or get it on CD format for an extra $6 (GBP 3.00 or €4.50)
Eurola 4 | 1898  
14 Jan 2007 /  #8
Tried to do this via languages option in the control panel didnt seem to work for me

It does not work for me either...more specific instructions anyone? I don't really want to download mophy for my occasional use..
17 Jan 2007 /  #9
Go to Control Panel...
- Regional and Language Options
- tab Languages
- click Details
- click on Add
- Add Polish with keyboard layout Polish (programmers)
- the language bar will now at least appear either as bar or in your Tray, if not select it in the same place in the language bar settings.

And then it should work. Alt + l gives ł etc. Be aware alt + z = ż; alt + x = ź
FISZ 24 | 2116  
17 Jan 2007 /  #10
^ good well :)
17 Jan 2007 /  #11
does it work with the service pack 2 and via the new internet explorer browser IE7 as i have added Polish with keyboard layout etc and it shows in my language bar but when i do the alt + (whatever) it doesnt do anything but open up the settings option on IE7 ?????
FISZ 24 | 2116  
17 Jan 2007 /  #12
control + alt
Eurola 4 | 1898  
17 Jan 2007 /  #13

Thank you very much! It works!

Dziekuję bardzo!
19 Jan 2007 /  #14
glad it worked for you Eurola i am still having problems getting it to work or in a sense do as it is told lmao
Eurola 4 | 1898  
20 Jan 2007 /  #15
telefonitika, did you manageto have the little "key board" planted on the task bar?
20 Jan 2007 /  #16
the little "key board" planted on the task bar

I cant see a keyboard type icon on my task bar no :(
Eurola 4 | 1898  
20 Jan 2007 /  #17
Assuming you work with Windows XP:
1. Control Panel
2. date, Time, language and Regional..
3. add other languages
4. details
5. key settings - choose Polish (Programmers)
6. add - it should put the icon in your task bar
7. click Language bar next to key settings to see if the adding of the icon to the task bar is checked.

It should work. Then type as usual. When you come to a letter that you want it to have a little "thingy" press Alt and your regular font.

press Alt and your regular font.

Correction: press Ctrl & Alt at the same time and then the font ć,ś,dż,ź etc
21 Jan 2007 /  #18
it now works Eurola thanks you are a gem :)
Eurola 4 | 1898  
21 Jan 2007 /  #19
Ypeee! Have fun!
21 Jan 2007 /  #20
thanks (dzeki) i sure will now i can have the letters working :)
22 Jan 2007 /  #21
I see I missed one thingy that caused some confusion...
It's the Right-Alt that you should click, or indeed Ctrl and Alt together.
But only the left-Alt does not work... sorry!
1 Mar 2007 /  #22
Go to Control Panel...- Regional and Language Options

BRILLIANT!!! :) it works, but for some reason the program doesn't recognise L kreskowana???? can anyone help with this??

Admin, yours works as well - many thanks....
michals girl  
11 Apr 2007 /  #23
how are you guys typing with polish characters (ł,ę) ? I've got an annoying thing on my browser where I can insert them in, but how do you guys do it?
Ranj 21 | 947  
11 Apr 2007 /  #24
my guess is they are using a Polish keyboard or they are using the same annoying inserts you are using.:)
FISZ 24 | 2116  
11 Apr 2007 /  #25
I just changed the language in my PC settings. It ebnds up in the bottom left of the can either select ENG or PL, but you still have to ctrl+alt to enter character.

ctrl+alt+a=ą but you don't have to paste any special characters. So, its a lot quicker.
Karima 3 | 50  
11 Apr 2007 /  #26
Myślałam że znam polski :O
xXlisaXx 8 | 182  
26 Apr 2007 /  #27
Today, 10:38 - Attached on merging:
help needed to get accents on letters!

I'v been trying to find a way i can get the accents on my letters when i try to write in Polish.
Why can't microsoft have the different langauges in the fonts section it would be so easy then.
Any ideas anyone?
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6139  
26 Apr 2007 /  #28
Why can't microsoft have the different langauges in the fonts section it would be so easy then.

There's some way to change that. Besides Poles can understand what that means even without Polish letters.
xXlisaXx 8 | 182  
26 Apr 2007 /  #29
its for wen i go on to ivo software. im sure it doesnt say things right.
FISZ 24 | 2116  
26 Apr 2007 /  #30
Go to> Tools> Internet Options> >Languages > Add > Select Polish [pl] >OK.

It will appear next to your icon tray..lower right..your right. You can select PL but the characters are made by pressing Ctrl + Alt + desired character.

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