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

Special characters for Ukrainian

I was thinking: why not add the characters unique to Ukrainian (including ï and inverse э) under the text box when there’s a need to type in Ukrainian? I don’t have the extra Ґ key on my keyboard, so it could solve a lot of issues for me, and I suppose for many others...

May 22, 2015

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

Which platform and keyboard are you using? There is usually a way to assign a key or key combination (with alt) to produce it.


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

I have a standard Russian keyboard.


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

At least Linux comes with a layout based on the Russian one that combines Russian and Ukrainian. I'm not aware of a Windows version that's exactly the same, but you might find something here.


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

I don’t have a keyboard with the physical keys for these extra characters. I don’t have an AltGr key, nor a key between Z and Shift.


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

AltGr is your right Alt and you don't need the key between shift and z as the letters on these keys appear elsewhere.


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

Looked it up. Apparently holding down Ctrl+Alt+U on Ukrainian produces it.


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

Why don't they put all characters under the box so we (who wants) just point to them with the mouse, changing keyboard all the time is hindering the process

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