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aфaфaфaфaфaфaфa?

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Anybody that's faced the issue I'm trying to solve will probably recognise it from the subject line.

The Ф key must be pressed twice to result in an Ф. One press = a, two presses within a second = ф. Holding it down results in the subject line.

I'm using the native Ukrainian keyboard on Win10. Also Colemak and UK keyboard layouts under UK English.

1 year ago

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That sounds very strange to me. I'm using a few keyboard layouts myself (also Windows 10), one of them is Ukrainian Enhanced Keyboard, I have never experienced an issue like the one you've just described.

Also, does the problem occur only when you're using duolingo or it's a more general Windows problem? If you open a notepad, switch to the Ukrainian keyboard and type ф do you see the same result?

Is it true for other keys as well? If you long press say q using the Ukrainian layout, will you see qйqйqйqйqйqйqйqйqйqйqйqй?

Also, the "a" in your subject line is English (not Cyrillic), the "ф" is Cyrillic, I don't know whether it's important or not, for now just an observation.

1 year ago

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Hi deniko,

Cheers for the response.

The problem was due to the programme Accents which cycles through different accents, on the key you've pressed three or more times.

Why this causes the Ф not to appear on first press and no other key experiences the same symtoms is beyond me.

1 year ago

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I see. Good thing you've resolved that, I can bet it was super annoying.

1 year ago
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