Where are all the keyboard choices that were in OS8?

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  1. bynumo

    bynumo New Member

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    Before I upgraded to Windows 10 I had more options of keyboards layouts.
    I used one for data entry of a random mix of alpha numeric info. It was a numeric pad in the center with an
    alpha pad on either side. Was really efficient for rapid entry of the data I collect. Does anyone know a way
    to restore that keyboard option?o_O
     
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    sharpuser Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I still have all those choices with Windows 10.
     
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    I do not.
     
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    hughlle Super Moderator Staff Member

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    what version of 10 are you running?
     
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    The OSK split keyboard doesn't have the floating NUMPAD as the keyboard is contextual (i.e. if it is a numeric field it will default to the NUMPAD).
     
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    That is not the keyboard I was using. The layout was as I explained earlier. I enter data that is alpha-numeric in a single cell/field. That is why that particular keyboard was so useful.
     
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    The handwriting input panel of the OSK in Win8 was great. I used to use it often. The new one in Win10 is terrible and I can barely use it.
     
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    Correct, it was the split keyboard, as I said it was replaced with the one I mentioned...
     

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