keyboard shortcut for english to french characters - undo it!???

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  1. erchpiglet

    erchpiglet Guest

    I accidentally pressed a series of keys which gave me French characters for
    certain keys. How do I undo that? (And how did I do it in the first
    place?!) This was in Vista but is it the same for Word 2003?
    Thanks!
     
    erchpiglet, Feb 7, 2009
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  2. erchpiglet

    Graham Mayor Guest

    You have probably changed the keyboard setting in Windows regional options.
    I think the default switching command is Left ALT + Shift which toggles
    through the installed language options. Add the language toolbar to the
    Windows Taskbar and/or remove unwanted languages from Windows regional
    settings.

    Either that or you have used the short cuts for accented characters (see
    insert > symbol) - in which case delete the characters and type in the
    correct ones.

    Vista is an operating system, not a Word version?

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    erchpiglet wrote:
    > I accidentally pressed a series of keys which gave me French
    > characters for certain keys. How do I undo that? (And how did I do
    > it in the first place?!) This was in Vista but is it the same for
    > Word 2003?
    > Thanks!
     
    Graham Mayor, Feb 7, 2009
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  3. erchpiglet

    grammatim Guest

    Or you have a laptop with a "function" key that changes what some keys
    on your keyboard do -- find it and press it again.

    On Feb 7, 1:06 am, "Graham Mayor" <> wrote:
    > You have probably changed the keyboard setting in Windows regional options.
    > I think the default switching command is Left ALT + Shift which toggles
    > through the installed language options. Add the language toolbar to the
    > Windows Taskbar and/or remove unwanted languages from Windows regional
    > settings.
    >
    > Either that or you have used the short cuts for accented characters (see
    > insert > symbol) - in which case delete the characters and type in the
    > correct ones.
    >
    > Vista is an operating system, not a Word version?
    >
    > --
    > <>>< ><<> ><<> <>>< ><<> <>>< <>><<>
    > Graham Mayor -  Word MVP
    >
    > My web sitewww.gmayor.com
    > Word MVP web sitehttp://word.mvps.org
    > <>>< ><<> ><<> <>>< ><<> <>>< <>><<>
    >
    >
    >
    > erchpiglet wrote:
    > > I accidentally pressed a series of keys which gave me French
    > > characters for certain keys.  How do I undo that?  (And how did I do
    > > it in the first place?!)  This was in Vista but is it the same for
    > > Word 2003?
    > > Thanks!-
     
    grammatim, Feb 7, 2009
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