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Windows 7: how to change keyboard behaviour


21 Apr 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
how to change keyboard behaviour

Hi' I have an hp laptop with a british keyboard. the problem is that I need to write in french and other langauges so the e with an accent is impossible to write, the thing that I want to achieve is that according to my computer i still have a british keyboard, but I want it to behave like an international one is this possible?

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21 Apr 2013   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro | Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Thijzzzzz View Post
Hi' I have an hp laptop with a british keyboard. the problem is that I need to write in french and other langauges so the e with an accent is impossible to write, the thing that I want to achieve is that according to my computer i still have a british keyboard, but I want it to behave like an international one is this possible?
Hello Thijzzzzz,

Try this
Keyboard

It's Control Panel>Region and Language>Keyboards and Languages>Change Keyboards>Add>French
You will probably need to reboot then.

Tip   Tip
Using the US-International keyboard layout, you can input many oft-used characters easily. Type Alt-E for , for example, Alt-N for or Alt-Q for . Alt-5 inputs the € sign.


source

Read the Use the US-International Keyboard section

I found a tutorial here in the forums as well

Keyboard Layout
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21 Apr 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Hello dude. thanks for the fast reply, I did as you suggested and added french to my Input languages and set my keyboard do United kingdom I'm dutch so the screenshot is dutch aswell but you ight be able tu se that I have: Language: French ( France) Keyboard - United kingdom and this still gives me the 'e instead of the e with an accent on it? help
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21 Apr 2013   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro | Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

I can not see your screenshot, try this

Post a screenshot

When making the changes make sure you:

Click Regional and Language Options.
Go to the Keyboards and Languages tab.
Click Change keyboards
Click Add... under Installed Services.
Make sure English (United States) (or another English language) is selected under Input Language. United Kingdom for you
Select United States-International from the Keyboard layout/IME drop-down menu.
Click OK.
Click OK again.
Now click the language bar.
Select United States-International from the menu.

Then the tip above in post 2 should work
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21 Apr 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Thanks that did it for me
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21 Apr 2013   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro | Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Great, glad it's working for you!!
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