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Special characters for Ukrainian

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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...

5/22/2015, 11:02:34 AM

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

5/22/2015, 3:00:35 PM

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I have a standard Russian keyboard.

5/22/2015, 7:21:53 PM

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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.

5/22/2015, 9:52:31 PM

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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.

5/23/2015, 12:17:09 AM

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

5/23/2015, 9:34:30 AM

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

5/23/2015, 2:49:13 PM

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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

5/24/2015, 9:38:20 PM
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