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Will The Accented Characters Be Out Soon?

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Hey, I'm very glad to be starting Czech, it's great to get into a course the moment it's released! Thanks so much, I'm sure it's going to be fantastic!

One query I had was, when will the accented characters be added? I'm fine with using a Czech keyboard for now, but I think it'd be easier to have the extra characters there to click.

Thanks a lot, děkuji!

Edit: They're here!

9/5/2017, 3:12:03 PM

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I agree that the accent characters would be nice. Keyboard is handy if you plan to do the reverse course though.

9/5/2017, 3:20:18 PM

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Was just about to ask this... I do a lot of these lessons on a computer that has no easy way of typing haceks (see, that c is missing it), and would like to be able to include them. When I did the Esperanto course, there were buttons you could click on to enter the letters with circumflexes.

For other people coming here and looking for advice on how to type a hacek, my Android phone lets you type them by holding the letter down, and on my Mac, you press Option+V and then the letter that the hacek goes on.

9/5/2017, 3:31:32 PM

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Follow-up: they were there when I did my lesson today. All the háček-ed letters, plus the acute accents, and the ů. There was also an up-arrow; I wasn't sure what that was for. Very convenient to have all these letters clickable now!

9/7/2017, 2:08:52 PM

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Lets hope so.

9/5/2017, 3:32:17 PM

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For anyone using a German (QWERTZ) keyboard, I can recommend the "Europatastatur 2.0" keyboard layout. I have yet to come across a diacritic not on there.

9/5/2017, 6:26:54 PM

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I am afraid this is not a question to be asked here. The contributors have 0 power over technical functionality of the system....

The only advice we can give you is to install a Czech keyboard on whatever device you are using (I recommend the QWERTY version of CZ keyboard) and learn to use that.

9/7/2017, 2:18:35 PM

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It's okay, they're out now so it's fine! Thanks anyway!

9/7/2017, 2:54:41 PM
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