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Old 12-24-2005, 12:49 AM   #11
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If you're running Windows XP, you can set up the "Language bar" and switch to the United States-International character set (or any other, if "United States" bothers you) when you want to type text with accents.
You don't need XP for that - in any version of Windows you can install different keyboard drivers - switching is just implemented slightly differently. Using Win2000 I regularly switch to the Dutch keyboard driver to be able to type diacriticals (if I bother, that is); Left Shift+Alt (or whatever hot key combination you assignate) simply rotates through all installed drivers. The current one is visible in the Tray, and you can also left-click on that icon to switch.

I've become somewhat used to the XP way of doing things thanks to having used Internet cafes on my travels - but I greatly prefer the much simpler implementation in Win2K.

   
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