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Windows 7: Customize the shortcuts for changing the language?

19 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Customize the shortcuts for changing the language?

I'm using Bulgarian (my native) and English. But I also have to use German and Danish every now and then. I'm just adding them and after I'm done i remove them but it's so annoying. Is there a way to cycle between English and Bulgarian with Shift+Alt and between the others with Shift+Ctrl for example? Or maybe shortcuts which when clicked add/remove certain language. I don't think these shortcuts can be made but anyway - I'm asking. Or if you can suggest me better solution because I cycle between English and Bulgarian way too much to consider going through two more languages.
Thanks for any response
PS: Or maybe just an quick way to insert those special letters like , , and , , ...

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19 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

This is a tutorial on easily switching between languages.
Pinyin Joe - MS Windows 7 Chinese Setup - 3. Language Bar, Shortcuts
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19 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks but it doesn't do what I want to. Even if I assign shortcuts for Danish and German, they are still in the list so when I'm cycling though the languages I have to go through them again. And I don't like the idea of having different combination for each language. I want to use one key combination for changing between English and Bulgarian. I don't mind having the other two on uncomfortable key combination because I don't use them that often.
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19 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Hi pafkata90,

You can use Character Map - Vista Forums to enter these characters.

For example, here are the codes for the letters you mentioned. This is Alt + the four digit code shown.

0229 0197
0230 0198
0248 0216
0252 0220
0246 0214
0228 0196
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19 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks. I was thinking about the Character Map but it's not that comfortable, neither fast enough to type them like that when I'm writing in Danish or German. If there isn't any other way maybe there is a program with which I can use this custom key-combination?
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