Switching between Rus and Eng keyboards
Hi, I just started learning Russian. I think learning with Cyrillic keyboard is much better so I decided to use it. But I had to switch between English keyboard and Russian keyboard many times during the lesson. Any tips to make my life easier?
On Windows, there's a way to add different keyboard layouts to a list so you can switch between them instantly with button combinations like "ctrl+shift+1" or "ctrl+shift+2". I use it a lot.
On Windows 7, you go to Control Panel>Region and Language>Keyboards and Languages>Change keyboards.
Then add whatever languages you want to the list, and then go to "Advanced Key Settings" to give them hotkeys.
On Windows 10 English, + Control Panel + Clock, Language, and Region + Language + Advanced Settings + Switching Input methods + Change language bar hot keys
I figured out how to switch my keyboard today too. On my system I use shift-alt to switch back and forth.
I think learning with the cyrillic keyboard is definitely the best option!
I am using mac and I changed the default from something like apple key + the space bar. To the apple key + 0 key, as I found this was much more easier for me. You can also change the default short keys to that of your choosing, just google how to do it for your device, I am sure you will find an easy video about how to do it.