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Alternate way to enter umlaut, etc (faster)

It should be possible to enter umlauts, or other foreign characters [alt] + [toggled letter] It is much too slow for timed tests to have to mouse entries. For example, the letter a could toggle a, a-umlaut, a-accent grave, a-circumflex, then back to a, etc. The same system could then be used for not only German, but French, Spanish and Portuguese

January 6, 2013

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For German at least, you can type ae, oe, and ue for ä, ö, and ü. I don't know if there are shortcuts for other languages: e' (or e`) would be nice for Italian è, for instance.

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