Anyone know what a French PB keyboard looks like?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by California, Jun 16, 2006.

  1. California macrumors 68040


    Aug 21, 2004
    Does anyone know what a french 12" powerbook keyboard looks like? Are the keys totally different or is it still totally usable? Also, are 12" PB keyboards interchangeable throughout the 867, 1ghz, 1.33ghz and 1.5ghz line of 12" PBs? (In other words, can I switch keyboards? This one is a 867mhz.)

  2. tomokun macrumors member


    May 21, 2006
    Milwaukee, WI
    For french (unless im thinking swiss, i forgot, an aquiantance had a foriegn dell) keyboards, V and Y are switched, and some keys have up to 4 different carachters on them (accents and what not).
  3. jramakichenin macrumors newbie

    Jun 16, 2006
    You will have qw exhanged with az, the m will be next to the l, you'll have to use shift for the numbers and many others keys are not are the same place. You can adapt it easily, the problem is for a french using an english keyboard, we don't have the accents!
  4. discoforce macrumors 6502a


    Jan 27, 2004
    Vermont, USA
    Like this? (though of course without the number pad on the pb)

  5. California thread starter macrumors 68040


    Aug 21, 2004
    If i program the computer for English, can I just use it and pretend that it's an English keyboard or do I have to buy a new keyboard?

    Thanks for the picture.

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