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Polish Keyboard with the Polish alphabet?


sledz 23 | 2,250  
18 Feb 2007 /  #1
I read somewhere on here that there is a keyboard with the Polish alphabet
on it?
If this is true I`d like to get one for myself.
Does anybody know where I can purchase one?
krysia 23 | 3,057  
18 Feb 2007 /  #2
Yeah, in Poland!
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
I'm so mean. I can pick one up for you next time I'm there if you want....
Eurola 4 | 1,906  
18 Feb 2007 /  #3
Does anybody know where I can purchase one?

There is a polish shopping mall on Irving Park Rd. A store in there has a software you can buy and install (CD). It was maybe two years ago when I inquired. Hopefully they are still there...

Irving Park Rd, a little bit east of Harlem Ave. They have Wally's Supermarket in there too.
OP sledz 23 | 2,250  
18 Feb 2007 /  #4
Irving Park Rd, a little bit east of Harlem Ave. They have Wally's Supermarket in there too

I live by Harlem and Devon thats right down the street... Kewl!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks Eurola..

So theres not a actuall keyboard with the letters??
unless I bought one in Poland?????????

I can pick one up for you next time I'm there if you want....

Tak, I`ll give you the pieniadze before you leave...:) :) :)
OP sledz 23 | 2,250  
19 Feb 2007 /  #6
Never saw one and I live in Poland. You don’t need a special keyboard in order to type polish letters like ą, ę, ś, ć, etc...

This link should be of any help for you. Enjoy.

Thanks I`ll give it a try again
last time it had arabic and greek letters maybe I did it wrong?
I have a old version of Micro word
cichy  
19 Feb 2007 /  #7
U just have to choose Polish in your system.
Than use right alt + a/s/e/o/l/n/c/z/x
________________ą/ś/ę/ó/ł/ń/ć/ż/ź

Most of systems know Polish language
In Win XP it's for sure
shewolf 5 | 1,077  
19 Feb 2007 /  #8
I have a old version of Micro word

On my version of Word I have all of them in the Insert Symbol feature. It's under Latin-1. I've got the 2002 version. Does yours have that? All I have to do is highlight the letter then go to Insert on the menu and then Symbol.
OP sledz 23 | 2,250  
19 Feb 2007 /  #9
Most of systems know Polish language

I tried to find it?
It has Japanese,arabic etc.... cant find Polish ????

In Win XP it's for sure

Thats what I have, I`m going thru mirco word to try changing it.
I`m on a mission to figure this thing out!:)
Eurola 4 | 1,906  
19 Feb 2007 /  #10
Sledz, did you get the language bar icon in the task bar?
OP sledz 23 | 2,250  
19 Feb 2007 /  #11
I've got the 2002 version. Does yours have that? All I have to do is highlight the letter then go to Insert on the menu and then Symbol

Yeah, I must be doing something wrong......
I followed the instructions givin by admin...but still??????????

Sledz, did you get the language bar icon in the task bar

No, didnt know there was one...lol ok I`m going to start from scratch..
shewolf 5 | 1,077  
19 Feb 2007 /  #12
Yeah, I must be doing something wrong......
I followed the instructions givin by admin...but still??????????

When I open the Symbol box, there's a drop down menu that says Subset. Does yours have that? I can choose various options. Does yours have Latin-1? That's where you can find Polish symbols. They're hard to find but they're on there. Also, where it says Font, it's set to (normal text).
OP sledz 23 | 2,250  
19 Feb 2007 /  #13
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 fo

This is how admin said to do it....but I dont have Polish letters????

When I open the Symbol box, there's a drop down menu that says Subset. Does yours have that? I can choose various options. Does yours have Latin-1? That's where you can find Polish symbols. They're hard to find but they're on there. Also, where it says Font, it's set to (normal text).

Hmmmmmm.. I`ll give it a try
after lunch I`m starving...

Thanks for the help everybody:) :)
shewolf 5 | 1,077  
19 Feb 2007 /  #14
4. Select/highlight one of the letters and press on the "Shortcut Key..." button.
5. Choose a new shortcut key (for example fo

First type the letter you want to change, for example, z.
Then highlight it.
Then go to the Symbol box and click on the letter you want to change it to.
Then click Insert.
It automatically changes. It's time consuming but it's easy that way. (if the shortcuts don't work)
Eurola 4 | 1,906  
19 Feb 2007 /  #15
This is simpler than working with Word.

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 & Ctr at the same time and voila: śćżź

Make sure that the language bar icon in the task bar is checked for polish"programmers'.
It defaults to English
danuta - | 17  
19 Feb 2007 /  #16
Sledz, If you cant get it to work my sister has a CD she used on her computer
that allows the use of Polish letters.
I`m sure she wont mind letting you use it.
What are you doin later? I am so bored at work today.:(

No School tonight!!!!!!!!:) :)
OP sledz 23 | 2,250  
19 Feb 2007 /  #17
. date, Time, language and Regional..
3

it takes me into date and time properties, nothin about add lang???
I`m still have service pack1???
I`m gonna try that other way???????:(
Babylon 16 | 192  
19 Feb 2007 /  #18
Does anybody know where I can purchase one?

You need Polish version of operation system I think find on google not difficult
Eurola 4 | 1,906  
19 Feb 2007 /  #19
Sledz go to Regional and Language Options then and click details

What we see in control panel often depends on the chosen "View"
OP sledz 23 | 2,250  
19 Feb 2007 /  #20
Regional and Language Options

ok i found that...finally some progress:)......thanks...ok ill check back:)

TESTING

sssssśśśśśśśśśśśśśś eeeęęęęęęęęęęęęęęęęęęęęęę ńńńńńńńńńńńńńń
zzżżżżżz`żż

hahahahhaha I thinkI got it:) :) :) having some progress

Thank you everybody:)

Zż still having probs with getting the dot above the ż to change to the ślash mark

but made much inprovement:)

What are you doin later? I am so bored at work today.

No School tonight!!!!!!!!

Cześć I`m staying at home making stuffed shells and meatballs.
Come on over, call me after work...:) :) :)

it should put the icon in your task bar

Tak its there.....Thanks :)
krysia 23 | 3,057  
19 Feb 2007 /  #21
Zż still having probs with getting the dot above the ż to change to the ślash mark

Try the "x"
Eurola 4 | 1,906  
19 Feb 2007 /  #22
Ypeee! Sledź :-)
OP sledz 23 | 2,250  
19 Feb 2007 /  #23
Try the "x"

Ah ha! Thats the ticket!.......:)Djiekuje

Ypeee! Sledź :-)

wasnt so hard afterall.......:) Thanks again
Eurola 4 | 1,906  
19 Feb 2007 /  #24
Djiekuje

You're welcome.

Let's make it Dziękuję :)
OP sledz 23 | 2,250  
19 Feb 2007 /  #25
Dziękuję bardzo.....:)
pingwin 2 | 117  
19 Feb 2007 /  #26
No, no Sledz - to ja ci bardzo Dziękuję. :)

I am learning a lot from all of you. Dziękuję Sledz, Eurola, and Krysia. :) :) :)
Polonius3 1,000 | 12,448  
18 Oct 2009 /  #27
Unless you're a programmer your best bet is the Polish typist's keboard #214.
The progrmamer's keyboard requires you to strike two keys for every Polish letter, for instance: ALT + the unaccented L to get £, ALT + unaccented e to get ę, and the same double typing for the remaining 16 Polish characters.

The 214 has all the Polish characters right up on the keyboard - no ALT-fumbling required!
Plus the 214 has other useful characters such as the German umlaut and ß, French accents, ° (degree sign), § (paragraph mark) and others engraved on the keytops.

I have used both - programmer's and typist's - and typist's is much more straight forward and a real pleasure to use.
OP sledz 23 | 2,250  
18 Oct 2009 /  #28
Polonius3

This is a dinosaur old thread, I already have a Polish keyboard from regionpolski:)

Im probably the only person that has one anymore?

I havent used it in along time since its easy to install the Polish programmers.
Polonius3 1,000 | 12,448  
18 Oct 2009 /  #29
The programmer's is beign pushed by the mega-retailers for their own convenience (easier to import one type of keybaord), but as far as the user is concerned double-typing and ALT-fumbling is a fact of life. As is the absence of the other charcters I mentioned.

As for speed-typing, 214 wins hands down.
alchemista  
5 Dec 2009 /  #30
With the Polish programmers keyboard, I can't find out how to enter the "ą" character - how do you do it?

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