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TYPING IN GAELIC TAIDHPEADH SA GHÀIDHLIG

’S (Is) and ’s (is) ’S (Is) and ’s (is)

Smart (or curly) quotes can help and hinder! The autocorrect feature turns an apostrophe (') into a single opening quotation mark () and you get this error: ‘s

FIX
Hold down Ctrl + ' together
Or
Turn off "smart quotes" in MS Word. Go to
Word Options > Proofing > Autocorrect Options > Autoformat

On Mac you can also get an "actual" apostrophe by typing Alt+Shift+}
Faodaidh comharran-labhairt a bhith nan taic no nam bacadh! Tha goireas autocorrect a' tionndadh asgair (') gu comharra-labhairt () agus a' dèanamh mearachd mar seo ‘s.

CEARTAICH

Cùm sìos Ctrl + ' comhla

No
Cuir dheth "smart quotes" ann an MS Word. Rach gu:
Word Options > Proofing > Autocorrect Options > Autoformat

Air Mac faodaidh tu cuideachd asgair fhaighinn le typing Alt+Shift+} a thaidhpeadh.

"i" and "I" "i" agus "I"

The Gaelic pronoun "i" (she) is often autocorrected to the English pronoun "I" in MS Word.

FIX
In MS Word go to:

Word Options > Proofing > Autocorrect Options > Exceptions
and then enter "i" as one of your exceptions.
Gu math tric, atharrachaidh MS Word "i" (litir bheag) gu "I" (litir mhòr).

CEARTAICH/CUIR CEART

Ann am MS Word rach gu:
Word Options > Proofing > Autocorrect Options > Exceptions
agus iarr air "i" fhàgail a-mach à autocorrect.

Grave accents: MAC Sràcan: MAC

à, è, ì, ò, ù: Option+`, hold, and then type letter
À, È, Ì, Ò, Ù Option+Shift + `, hold and, then type letter
à, è, ì, ò, ù Option+`, cùm sìos, taidhp an litir
À, È, Ì, Ò, Ù Option+Shift + `, cùm sìos, taidhp an litir

Grave accents: WINDOWSSràcan: WINDOWS

Some simple ways to type grave accents in MS Windows, depending on which version you use. The grave accent ` is next to the number 1 at top of keyboard

à, è, ì, ò, ù Ctrl+`, release and type letter;
À, È, Ì, Ò, Ù Ctrl+Shift+`, release and type letter

OR

Alt key + character code on the numeric keypad on right of keyboard (laptops will vary). Ensure that the NUMLOCK is on.

à Alt+133 or 0224
è Alt+138 or 0232
ì Alt+141 or 0236
ò Alt+149 or 0242
ù Alt+151 or 0249

À Alt+0192
È Alt+0200
Ì Alt+0204
Ò Alt+0210
Ù Alt+0217

OR

Go to
Start > All Programs > Accessories > Character Map and you can find the letter you require.

OR

Many users find the "UK Extended" keyboard the best solution to typing accents on a Windows PC. It's a little fiddly to set up, but worth it. Full instructions are provided by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig.
Seo dòighean sìmplidh sràcan fhaighinn (a rèir dè an tionndadh de MS Windows a th'ann). Tha sràc ` ri taobh àireamh a h-aon (1) aig a' mhullach.

à, è, ì, ò, ù Ctrl+`, leig às agus taidhp an litir
À, È, Ì, Ò, Ù Ctrl+Shift+`, leig às agus taidhp an litir

NO

Alt + còd-àireamh air an taobh cheart dhen bhòrd-iuchrach; ma dh'fhaodte gum bi laptops eadar-dhealaichte. Dèan cinnteach gu bheil NUMLOCK air.

à Alt+133 no 0224 À Alt+0192
è Alt+138 no 0232 È Alt+0200
ì Alt+141 no 0236 Ì Alt+0204
ò Alt+149 no 0242 Ò Alt+0210
ù Alt+151 no 0249 Ù Alt+0217

NO

Rach gu:
Start > All Programs > Accessories > Character Map, far am faigh thu na litrichean a tha dhith ort.

NO

Tha mòran dhaoine a' faighinn an "UK Extended Keyboard" an doigh as fheàrr sràcan a thaidhpeadh. Tha stiùireadh mhath airson seo a chuir air dòigh ri fhaighinn bho Sabhal Mòr Ostaig.

GRAVE ACCENTSSRÀCAN

Although you will see many books in print which have both grave and acute accents, Scottish Gaelic now uses only the grave accent, and this can be found on both

lowercase letters à, è, ì, ò, ù and uppercase letters À, È, Ì, Ò, Ù.

Chan eil anns a’ Ghàidhlig a-nis ach an sràc (throm) `, ged a chì thu fhathast na dhà dhiubh (trom is geur) ann an tòrr leabhraichean. Tha sràcan a' nochdadh air na litrichean seo:

Litrichean beaga à, è, ì, ò, ù
agus
litrichean mòra À, È, Ì, Ò, Ù.