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Secwepemctsín Keyboard Help

This keyboard is designed for the Secwepemctsín language of the BC Interior 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.

  • All accents are typed after the base character — á is typed a then Semicolon ;
  • To type the acute accent ˊ use the Semicolon key ; — é is typed e then Semicolon ;
  • To type the apostrophe accent ʼ use the Apostrophe key ' — k̓ is typed k then Apostophe '
  • To type the grave accent ` use the Backquote key ` — è is typed e then Backquote `
  • You can type the English value of the punctuation keys by holding down the Right-Alt or Option key.
    • For example, the left bracket [ is typed Right-Alt + [ (Windows) or Option + [ (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 w̓e ér r̓t t̓y y̓u úi ío óp p̓
a ás s̓7-g g̓h´k k̓l l̓
 ? !xc,.n n̓m m̓ 
  • 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.

Alternate Name

  • Shuswap

Keyboard Layout

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