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The on-screen keyboard (OSK) for foreign language character input on MS-Windows

2011/04/14 4 comments

A little known, but useful tool for non-western languages which can not be represented by the us-international keyboard layout, when no hardware keyboard is available:

The Windows on screen keyboard reflects the soft keyboard installed via Control panel / Regional and language options / Text input languages. and selected via the language toolbar, like so:


Easiest access, click Start, click Run, type “osk”, click “OK”. Or try this on XP: osk_menu