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I'm rather new to OSM. Duzing my today's work I seem to have mistakingly changed my keyboard langage by any shortcut. First it changed to French keyboard layout, now it's Russian, and I cannot write any latin letter - but this is the case in OSM mapping only! In any other programme (like here) I got my normal German keyboard language. How can I change it? - Thanks for answer. Eweht

Edit: Today everything is fine, no more problems. I cannot tell whether the rechange was done by restarting OSM, restarting the browser (Firefox 9) or even restarting the system (Windows XP). Anyway, now we know that things like that can happen. Cheers. - Eweht

asked 14 Jan '12, 22:55

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edited 16 Jan '12, 12:42

You'll probably need to let people know what operating system you're using...

(15 Jan '12, 20:26) SomeoneElse ♦

What do you mean by "in OSM"? Do you mean the flash OSM editor (potlatch)? Do you mean JOSM? There is no "OSM" as such.

(16 Jan '12, 01:05) robert

Yes, it was Potlatch 2. - Sorry, as I told, I'm a newbie. - Eweht

(16 Jan '12, 12:44) Eweht

Do you have the same problem in other flash programs or is it only in Potlatch 2 ?

(16 Jan '12, 16:40) Gnonthgol ♦

If you're using Windows, try Alt+Shift (the left one), that is the standard keyboard shortcut for changing languages. Also, if you find it, you may use the button on the right sight of the taskbar (at least that is its standard place). You may also take a look at this web search.

If you're on a Mac, try cmd+space, this is the standard shortcut for changing the keyboard. If your Mac has previously been set up for multiple languages, there might also be a flag symbolizing the current layout left of the clock on the upper edge of your screen, right side.

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answered 16 Sep '15, 10:39

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