Re: [Czechlist] COMP: apostrophe on keyboard
- I was presuming that most people would "read through" their translation
anyway (even a 100-page test...)
> > If this is too complicated, you can simply highlight the entire text
> > you´ve finished and choose English as the spellcheck language. All
> > "apostropheed" with a carka will be underlined in red, and it only
> takes a
> > minute to "right click" them (if you´ll excuse the pun).
> If you're going to type with the carka and change later, the simplest
> way is to do a global find and replace -- much quicker, especially if
> it's a 100-page text...
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>If this is too complicated, you can simply highlight the entire text onceOne more reason to get a Mac. Apostrophe is alt-§ (legal paragraph
>you´ve finished and choose English as the spellcheck language. All words
>"apostropheed" with a carka will be underlined in red, and it only takes a
>minute to "right click" them (if you´ll excuse the pun).
symbol) on a Czech keyboard, no more complicated than typing a
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- In a message dated Mon, 1 Oct 2001 8:31:12 AM Eastern Daylight Time, "Jirka Bolech" <jirka.bolech@...> writes:
> Kostas Zgafas asked:WOW! Nothing beats the Mac. With the Czech keyboard selected, you just press Option and the the correct ASCII key simultaneously and get it all done in one stroke.
> > How do you type the apostrophe on Czech keybord?
> You should switch to an ASCII keyboard mode; US keyboard, IBM keyboard, UK
> keyboard... To set it up in Windows you click on Start, then Setting, then
> Control Panels and there keyboard, language. Having such a driver active,
> the apostrophe is on the same key as the Czech paragraph symbol on the Czech
> keyboard, left of Enter, not belowe Escape, that's grave accent, and not on
> the key with the hacek (shifted) on the Czech keyboard, that's the accute
> accent = carka.
> In a Personal Computer, another possibility is to use the BIOS function of
> entering an ASCII character by holding down the Alt key and typing the
> decimal code of the character you desire simultaneously - the character is
> entered whereever your cursor is on releasing the Alt key. The apostrophe's
> code is 39.
> In Microsoft Word, you can also use this command: Insert and then Symbol in
> the pull-down menu where you'll find the ASCII apostrophe within the
> standard Latin character set or a better-looking apostrophe in the Special
> Characters flap along with its key shortcut.
> WOW! Nothing beats the Mac. With the Czech keyboard selected, youjust press Option and the the correct ASCII key simultaneously and
get it all done in one stroke.
You might be right. For PC users only: try left Alt + 39 on the
numeric keyboard and you'll see the magic :-)))
- Otto Pacholik wrote
> You might be right. For PC users only: try left Alt + 39 on theYeah, I did not mention in my posting that this only works with the
> numeric keyboard and you'll see the magic :-)))
left-hand-side Alteration key. The PC "knows" if you're pressing left or
right Shift, Control or Alteration key.
> I was presuming that most people would "read through" theirCoilin, you are probably one of the most experienced Czech>English
> translation anyway (even a 100-page test...)
proofreaders in the world: you should know that many translators do not
bother to proofread their own work.
Even though you do proofread your own translations, I'd still recommend
that you follow Rachel's procedure -- if only to avoid repetitive strain