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Accented Letters Glitch

This is no major bug, but just something that gets on my nerves from time to time. I have a Mac and know how to type accented letters just on my keyboard. I have no need for the buttons Duo provides to type words. But if I type a word and use an accented letter, one of the accented buttons on Duo's on screen keyboard will light up. And it will stay for the whole lesson. It will either just stay blue and lit up or it will quickly flash between white and blue.

Has anyone else seen this happen?

Also I might add that the letter that lights up is almost never the same one that I pressed. My most recent lesson, I believe that I'd typed an é and that triggered the ë button to light up.

October 16, 2014

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I do the same, but it doesn’t happen when I enter them. (In the Irish course, only áéíóú are needed.) Which version of OS X do you use, and which browser (and browser version) do you use?

October 26, 2014

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I'm running OS X 10.9.2 and I'm using Google Chrome. I'm not sure of the particular browser version, but I'm fairly certain it's the up-to-date one

October 26, 2014

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My understanding is that Chrome self-updates, so its version probably isn’t an issue. Have you run Software Update recently? Mavericks is currently at 10.9.5.

October 26, 2014
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