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13-07-2000, 05:26 PM
I lost my 'dead' keys in Win98 after re-formatting. These are keys that do nothing until you press another key. When you do, Win98 inserts the second key with an accent, e.g. '(apostrophe) plus the letter E becomes ?, or '(quotation mark) plus O places the diaeresis accent above the o to get o. This method is much faster than using the Character Map and it adopts automatically the font you are working in. I also used to be able to press Ctl+Alt+S to get ?. It is similar to Autocorrect in Word, but it works automatically in all other applications such as Outlook Express, WordPerfect, ect.
Does anyone know how to configure the keyboard in Win98 to get these shortcuts back? Many thanks.