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Topic: French-English keyboard, how do I change it (question mark)
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Doreen Winona Logeot

1/30/2009 4:21:09 PM
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Oct 2008
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French-English keyboard, how do I change it (question mark)

I am in the process of switching to a new laptop. It is an Acer Aspire 4520. My problem is that at the moment it is typing with French accents so I now have no backslash é or question mark É ... everything is accents. While I would like to be able to go back and forth when I want, I am wondering if anyone out there can tell me how to do that.  
Thanks!!!  

 
 
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wheatiefan44

1/30/2009 4:27:22 PM
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May 2005
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try

holding ctrl on the left side, and hitting shift on the right

Ms Tequilla

1/30/2009 5:19:37 PM
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Jan 2009
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Try

Control panel - Regional and Language options - keyboard and languages

Doreen Winona Logeot

1/30/2009 5:58:05 PM
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Oct 2008
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Thanks ...

It took both of your suggestions for me to get it figured out. Thanks so much.

kingreader

2/18/2009 7:02:33 PM
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Nov 2007
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Thank goodness for this...

I just had the same problem and remembered reading about this somewhere on eBrandon...  
 
Now I have my question marks back...see?  
 
heheh.  
 
Yay for eBrandon!

Doreen Winona Logeot

2/18/2009 7:10:17 PM
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Oct 2008
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I really believe eBrandon ...

can answer just about any question. ... and quickly too.

Jodi B

2/18/2009 9:48:12 PM
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Feb 2009
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Another way to fix this problem

Some PCs have a little keyboard icon in the bottom right corner of the screen (near the clock)- if you click on it, it gives you language options.

Doug

2/18/2009 10:09:57 PM
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Mar 2005
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Mine

My keyboard hates me and must have a magic button somewhere where it resets the keyboard to French.  
As Jodi B said about the icon--it is on the bottom right of my screen and it is easy to reset to english. It is just that I have to do it 6 or 7 times a week at least and I never turn my computer off!!.  
 

na

2/18/2009 11:01:29 PM
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Mar 2008
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Gasp!

  
Jodi B said "Some PCs have a little keyboard icon in the bottom right corner of the screen (near the clock)- if you click on it, it gives you language options. "

I've been wondering what that icon was for, lol.  
I accidently switched my keyboad to french last week, but i just had to turn it off and on and it reset itself.  
This'll be much easier. lol


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