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Windows XP: \"ö\" destroys all my mails
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schmurr  Identity Verified
Local time: 16:35
Italian to German
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Jan 9, 2003

Whenever I type alt + 148 to get German o Umlaut, Internet goes back by one page, which means that if I\'m writing an e-mail, everything is lost. Is there a way to avoid this, and to easily create our beloved ö? (I don\'t use Outlook but a website.)

Greetings from snowy Italy!


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Francesca Bottacchi  Identity Verified
Local time: 16:35
German to Italian
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Basta cambiare layout di tastiera Jan 9, 2003

Per impostare una lingua diversa dall\'italiano, devi aggiungerne una in Risorse del computer>Pannello di controllo>tastiera>lingua>aggiungi.

Poi con i due tasti di selezione che avrai impostato, puoi passare da una lingua all\'altra.

Per scrivere la ö devi premere il tasto ò, la ä il tasto à, la ü il tasto é, la ß il tasto \'.



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gianfranco  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:35
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English to Italian
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Activate Num Lock Jan 9, 2003


I believe that what\'s happening to you is caused by not having activated the Num Lock key.

When you type ALT+148 you are in fact typing ALT+{end}{arrow left}{arrow up}. The result is that when you press the number 4 {arrow left} your browser goes to the previous page.

Check again and you will see!

Keep the Num Lock pressed when typing numbers and your problem will be solved.


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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Local time: 16:35
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Switch to german keyboard Jan 9, 2003

I assume you are using Windows XP with the possobility of switching the keyboard language, as you need this to type german ie. in Word. So when you type something in a website simply switch your keyboard to german. This should help both for IE and Netscape.

It works even for polish characters, so it will work for german too.



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schmurr  Identity Verified
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danke schööön! Jan 9, 2003

mille grazie Gianfranco! hai ragione! infatti su tutti i computers che usavo (ne abbiamo 20 in ufficio e 40 a scuola) il numlock era già attivato, ma questo qua è nuovo zecca!

grazie anche per i consigli con la tastiera, ma non fa per me perché scrivo in parecchie lingue.

buona sera da Udine dove sta nevicando come matto!


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