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Greek characters

How am I supposed to type Greek characters on my English language keyboard? I thought Duolingo would provide an onscreen keyboard when I have to type out the Greek words.

September 1, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fluffy-Dasher

I'm not studying Greek, but I had the same issue with Russian. There are a couple solutions I might recommend.

But before I continue on, I'm gonna assume you are using some form of Windows. If not, I'm sure the OS you're using has some sort of equivalent to these options.

On-Screen keyboard: This is something I have as a start up program on my PC and leave running in the background all day, just in case my keyboard goes haywire for some reason. How would you access it?

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/10762/windows-use-on-screen-keyboard

This requires absolutely no installation.

Now, after you access your keyboard, you'd want to change your keyboard's language as well. To do this, you also need to go to settings.

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/switch-between-languages-using-the-language-bar-1c2242c0-fe15-4bc3-99bc-535de6f4f258

Again, I don't think this requires any installation. All you need to do once you've switched your settings on to the language you want to use is just hit Alt + Shift to switch back and forth from english to greek.

September 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JTH3

Thanks a lot! It worked.

September 2, 2018
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