french laptop

  2020 22:21 01 Oct 2011
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Hi I have spent some time in France and on on my travels i got my laptop stolen, however I have been lucky enough to pickup a powerbook G4 and its been great but for one thing, obviously its French with keyboard and office. I have almost got used to the keyboard but without an on hand local to keep me right with working my way through office, im finding its beyond me. So i want to know if I can access uk english or do i need an add on language? also can i alter the keyboard? many thanks mary

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:57 01 Oct 2011
  chub_tor 09:37 02 Oct 2011

You can certainly get a new keyboard, one example from here and you can get instructions on fitting it from here

  Terry Brown 11:12 02 Oct 2011

On windows, you go to control panel, regional settings and change it from there, does the Mac have a similar system?

Terry

  robin_x 11:33 02 Oct 2011

Change language in MS Office for Mac.

OpenOffice and LibreOffice for Mac are also available (free)

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