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HOW TO ADD THE GREEK ALPHABET TO YOUR KEYBOARD

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NEW Here are some links to easily convert your keyboard to enable you to use both Latin and Greek characters as you need. We have found these easy to install and simple to use.

For Windows https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17424/windows-change-keyboard-layout

https://www.conversationexchange.com/resources/keyboard-language.php?lg=en ;

https://billmounce.com/freegreekfont/unicode-windows

For Mac

http://www.wikihow.com/Change-the-Keyboard-Language-of-a-Mac

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/ProDuoExtra
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Thanks!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/oxq
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Very helpful! Thank you Jaye for sharing!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/knudvaneeden
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Q. How to get a good 3rd party Greek keyboard online? [LexiLogos]

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Use e.g. the LexiLogos Greek keyboard

http://www.lexilogos.com/keyboard/greek_modern.htm

then e.g. split screen and copy/paste into your Duolingo text input box.

It also shows a transliteral representation of that Greek character.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BobrzyAgent

Which "greek keyboard" do I need to install? Windows 7 has more than 7 different keyboards :o

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dimitra956826
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Check out the third link. According to the instructions, I think the polytonic one would be the keyboard to go with. ^.^

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16
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I thought that too but didn't want to make an error. Thanks Dimitra.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mattzab

I use a ChromeBook and can already switch between English, Greek, and Greeklish (Transliterating Eng to Gk) The problem I have is that when I'm on a timed training session, I'm unable to switch keyboards fast enough because the keyboard shortcut for switching is CTRL SPACE, the same key shortcut used for DuoLingo to speak the words again.

Can someone help?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16
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You're not going to like this. Sorry, but I've just about given up using the timed practice. I can do more sentences faster using the practice without the timer because I can only do a few of the timed practices sentences.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kolivakooleach

There should be a way in Control Panel/Language/ etc. to change the language switch shortcut...I'm not sure exactly what it is, look it up :) hope this helps

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AbigailWes19

I have a school PC computer, and I can't go onto settings. How do I enable greek?

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kolivakooleach

Talk to librarian or whoever's in charge. Someone usually has "Administrator" access and passwords.

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Melaninja
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THis worked for me thanks :)

8 months ago
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