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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ollie-Benson

No button to type "ä" yet, e.g. "I am Pyry" "Minä olen Elsa". Hopefully will be added soon :-)

Hi there, firstly I am so happy to see the Finnish course released! Congratulations! Paljon onnea! Just want to quickly say, and I'm guessing Mari (Zzzzz...) and Anna (Anna928307) are well aware, there isn't yet a button to type "ä" on Duolingo, for example when translating one of the sentences like "I am Elsa". Hope someone at Duolingo can add it soon though :) Kiitos for the course! :D

June 24, 2020

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

For now I suggest using the "US International" keyboard (at least for Windows users, but something similar should be available on Mac and Linux; and on mobile it's easy to type umlauts with a long-tap).

Using the "US International" keyboard, by pressing " and a/o/u you get ä/ö/ü.


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

Thanks! We're working on this :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ian507644

Why the US international keyboard. Not everybody is American though. There are plenty of other native English speakers here (plus others) who are not American.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Letitia199358

It would be great if this button existed but until it does try using a different keyboard (eg i use the finnish layout keyboard) or download an onscreen keyboard (for PC) and change the language to include one with umlauts If you're on an android phone you could download a new keyboard/change language, and with an iphone even with the english keyboard you can hold down the a to find the umlauts

Hope that helps!


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

If you are using a computer with alt codes, ä is alt 132.

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