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Diidiitidq Keyboard Help

This keyboard is designed for the Diidiitidq language of the BC Coast region of Canada.

If square boxes are displayed instead of characters when using this keyboard (and in the keyboard layouts below), please read our troubleshooting guide.

Keyboard Layout
  • The special Characters of Diidiitidq have been assigned to the number keys. To type the numerals, hold down the Right-Alt or Option key then press the appropriate number key. The Numeric Keypad on the right side of many keyboards can also be used to type numerals.
  • All accents are typed after the base character: t̓ is typed t then Apostrophe.
  • To type the glottal accent ’ use the Apostrophe key ’ — k̓ is typed k then Apostrophe.
  • The original English punctuation keys can be typed by holding down the Right-Alt or Option key. The Left- Bracket [ is typed Right-Alt+Left-Bracket (Windows) Option+Left-Bracket (Mac).
  • Opening and closing quotes. For Mac users, Right-Alt is either of the Option Keys.
    • single: ‘ Left-Bracket — ’ Right-Bracket
    • double: “ Shift+Left-Bracket — ” Shift+Right-Bracket
    • single ‹ Right-Alt+Shift+9 — › Right-Alt+Shift+0
    • double « Right-Alt+9 — » Right-Alt+0

Unicode Fonts

The following fonts have been installed on your computer: Aboriginal Sans, Aboriginal Serif. Please use these fonts when typing in your language as they have been specially built to represent your language as accurately as possible.

Download the latest version of Aboriginal Sans and Aboriginal Serif

Notes on touch layout

q q̓w w̓et t̓y y̓uiop p̓
asd d̓ʔʕhʷk k̓l l̓ł
 xc c̓č č̓b b̓ƛ ƛ̓ 
  • keys with a red background are combining accents.
  • the first character in a cell is the "one-tap" key, any further characters are "hold-select" keys.

Keyboard Layout

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