620 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Feb 12, 2009 6:54 PM by Tom Gewecke
In the "Input Menu" tab of "International" system preference, enable "Keyboard Viewer" (near top of window) and "Show input menu in menu Bar" (bottom of window. A flag should show in the menu bar. Click it to show the Keyboard Viewer. Press Option, Shift-Option, or Command-Option, to see special characters. If an accent mark is shown with a solid background, it will be placed on the next character typed.
System Preferences>International>Click on the input tab
Check the box next to Keyboard Viewer. A little flag will now be in
the Menu Bar on the right. Check the boxes next to the
languages you wish to see. They will now appear in a list under the flag icon in
the Menu Bar. Click on the flag & choose Show keyboard viewer.
You can now easily switch between them any time you wish.
Do a search in the help menu for keyboard viewer for more info.
i need to get the keyboard on sreen where i could see it while i type ..
If you go to the "flag" menu at the top right of the Finder and down to Show Keyboard Viewer, it will appear on your screen.
If you do not have Keyboard Viewer listed in the Input Menu and under the "flag" menu, the fix is here: