Changing keyboard settings

  Josquius 12:56 12 Sep 08

Does anyone know if there is a way to customise keyboard settings?

Lately I've found myself writing in Swedish a lot so it would be good to have a easy way of getting to ö and the like. Much as with some French characters due to alt gr and various letters (á, ó and é are all that spring to mind).

However getting a Swedish keyboard or just changing the settings to a blank Swedish setup is not a good solution.
What I want to do is edit the settings myself so if say I press alt gr + p (o being taken with ó) I get ö.
Possible? I'm using windows xp.

  crosstrainer 14:30 12 Sep 08

This may help:

click here

  Sea Urchin 17:35 13 Sep 08

I think Alt+0246 on number pad on the right does what you want (make sure Num Lock is on). Other options here

C:\Documents and Settings\Robin\My Documents\Use Alt Keys.mht

  Sea Urchin 17:39 13 Sep 08

Sorry about that - wrong link. I'll try again

click here

  Josquius 10:19 15 Sep 08

I've no number pad (laptop) which makes things hard there. But anyway, alt codes are a nasty long way of doing it, not at all fast for quick writing.
That first link is only the way to switch to a Swedish keyboard.

So is there no way to edit my settings?

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