Afrikaans Characters

Well, after years of directing people on how to get Afrikaans characters like the “deelteken” and the “kappie”, with Alt numbers, Extended Characters menu, special shortcut keys etc – I now realise there is a much easier way. Sorry for leading you on these past weeks with the shortcut keys…

On your keyboard, press and hold the “base” character key on your keyboard for a second, and the extended/special characters for that “base” letter will pop up and offer a selection for you.

What could be easier:

Hold “e” down for a second and

Pops up with just about all the variations you will need. Just click one of them, or type the number of your required character.


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