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Re: OT: Typing inverted punctuation (¡ and ¿) on Windows

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Wednesday, June 11, 2003, 16:57
Mark J. Reed scripsit:

> RM> Even simpler-- Right Alt-/ and RightAlt-1-- ¿ ¡ (at least if your keybd is > RM> set to US Intl.?) > > Hm, that doesn't work for me. I'm running Windows XP; I went > into Control Panel->Regional and Language Options->Languages-> > Text Services and Input Languages [Details], where I added "United > States- International" to the keyboard list. I then selected that > keyboard via the system tray icon, but those key sequences still > don't produce anything when I type them in Notepad.
In XP the keyboard state is per-application, so you have to click on Notepad to set the keyboard focus and *then* change the keyboard state. This is actually quite handy if you use multiple keyboards on a regular basis. -- A poetical purist named Cowan [that's me:] Once put the rest of us dowan. [on xml-dev] "Your verse would be sweeter If it only had metre And rhymes that didn't force me to frowan." [overpacked line!] --Michael Kay


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