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Tāłtān Keyboard Help

This keyboard is designed for the Tāłtān 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 — ā is typed a then Slash /
  • To type the macron accent ̄ use the Slash key / — ē is typed e then Slash /
  • To type the underline accent _ use the Left-bracket [ — s̱ is typed s then Left-bracket [
  • You can type the English value of the punctuation keys by holding down the Right-Alt or Option key. The Slash / is typed Right-Alt+Slash (Windows) Option+Slash (Mac).
  • Opening and closing quotes. For Mac users, Right-Alt is either of the Option Keys.
    • single: ‘ Backquote — ’ Apostrophe
    • 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

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a ās s̱dłghjkl' "
 z ẕ_c. ,bnm 
  • 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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