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    Hello again.
    My keyboard language is not in english and there is one very uncomfortable thing - to get an @ sign i have to press
    Ctrl + Alt + 2. Is there a way to change just one combination, the @ sign - to get it same way as english keyboard?

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    Arnhem, The Netherlands
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    Hi Vibalik,

    it's not possible to change just one item of your keyboardlayout. You'd have to change the entire keyboard layout to, for instance, 'US-International'. But this will probably effect more than 1 key in your case.

    Another option would be to write a VisualBasic script that runs on the background and emulates a certain keycommand to the @sign. Check out the web for how-to's for this sollution.

    Good luck.


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