Posted Miércoles 20 febrero 2008on:
I just come back from a day trip to Toronto.
D and I had some business at the consulates (Brazilian and French respectively). My French passport was ready in two weeks (!) but I couldn’t free myself earlier to go pick it up.
Also, I was hoping to find a multilingual keyboard in one of the big stores of the big city, search that resulted fruitless. I mean, Toronto is a major Canadian city with lots of students, no? Aren’t they supposed to be some other people who wish they had a keyboard to type in other languages than English?
Mine is QWERTY with the French grave, acute, circumflex and cedilla signs: é, è, ê, ç. Right now it’s also old and dirty, but that OK ‘till I find better. I’d like to get one that also has the Spanish (í, ñ, ? ¿, ! ¡), Portuguese (tilde on vowels: ã, õ) and German (ß) signs. Yes, I know I should just memorize all the codes (Alt+ whatever), but if it’s on the keyboard it would be much easier, faster, practical…
I will probably end up buying one online (it would be very annoying to pay $20+ shipping for a $20+ keyboard though…)