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Windows 7: Foreign Characters/Characters appearing.

16 Oct 2009   #11

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fangus View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
Does this issue happen everywhere or only in Word, for example, what appears to be happening is that the software is automatically creating special characters.

This functionality is sometimes available as an option in word processors but I did not think it was available in windows 7 natively
Yup it happens everywhere.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SquonkSC View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fangus View Post
Hi there. This is an odd problem, whenever certain characters are used ("^ are just some) then a letter is pressed foreign characters appear.
I.E
When I press
" Then O it comes up as , instead of "O, and so on.
Does anyone have any ideas, on how this could be fixed. I've checked in the regional/language settings, and in the G15 control Panel.
Thanks
Fangus.

That is normal behavior.

"o

The is made like this:
shift+" then o =

shift+" then space, then o = "o

If you want to use the strange signs like " ^ ' etc,
and you don't want

then you need to press space after the foreign sign.

greetings
Thanks, but this problem wasn't available from the start, and doesnt happen when I switch Keyboard layouts, do you know of anyway to switch it off, as it's annoying.
It's part of the US international keyboard.
We (the Dutch) use the US international by default. A Dutch keyboard doesn't exist anymore for many years.
We always use the foreign signs, since we are multilingual.

Chose the US keyboard, not the US international.
That should do the trick. (I hope)


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16 Oct 2009   #12

Windows 7 x64 finally!
 
 

Fangus, US-International keyboard setup is what is doing it.
I am in XP so not all that I will say might be precise, but I don't think it should be very different:
Control Panel -> Regional and Language options -> in input languages click "details" -> Installed services: Add US keyboard layout
At this point you will have US-International and US. Delete US-International. It will tell you it cannot do it now, but US will then be the default one and if you delete US-International again it shoudl disappear
I hope it was clear enough
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16 Oct 2009   #13

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wallyinnc View Post
Fangus, US-International keyboard setup is what is doing it.
I am in XP so not all that I will say might be precise, but I don't think it should be very different:
Control Panel -> Regional and Language options -> in input languages click "details" -> Installed services: Add US keyboard layout
At this point you will have US-International and US. Delete US-International. It will tell you it cannot do it now, but US will then be the default one and if you delete US-International again it shoudl disappear
I hope it was clear enough
Copycat.

j/k
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16 Oct 2009   #14

Windows 7 RC (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SquonkSC View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fangus View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
Does this issue happen everywhere or only in Word, for example, what appears to be happening is that the software is automatically creating special characters.

This functionality is sometimes available as an option in word processors but I did not think it was available in windows 7 natively
Yup it happens everywhere.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SquonkSC View Post

Fangus.

That is normal behavior.

"o

The is made like this:
shift+" then o =

shift+" then space, then o = "o

If you want to use the strange signs like " ^ ' etc,
and you don't want

then you need to press space after the foreign sign.

greetings
Thanks, but this problem wasn't available from the start, and doesnt happen when I switch Keyboard layouts, do you know of anyway to switch it off, as it's annoying.
It's part of the US international keyboard.
We (the Dutch) use the US international by default. A Dutch keyboard doesn't exist anymore for many years.
We always use the foreign signs, since we are multilingual.

Chose the US keyboard, not the US international.
That should do the trick. (I hope)
That did it! Thank you very much!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Oct 2009   #15

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fangus View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SquonkSC View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fangus View Post
Yup it happens everywhere.


Thanks, but this problem wasn't available from the start, and doesnt happen when I switch Keyboard layouts, do you know of anyway to switch it off, as it's annoying.
It's part of the US international keyboard.
We (the Dutch) use the US international by default. A Dutch keyboard doesn't exist anymore for many years.
We always use the foreign signs, since we are multilingual.

Chose the US keyboard, not the US international.
That should do the trick. (I hope)
That did it! Thank you very much!
you're welcome.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Nov 2009   #16
uty

Win7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Thank you very much guys - that solved the issue here as well!!! All the very best to you!!!
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