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    Default Typing an o with 2 dots

    Does anyone know how to type a German o with 2 dots over the top? Tried with option but couldn't find a way

    Also tried IRC MacHelp but nobody there
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    option-u, then o.

    The two dots are called an umlaut.

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    Use:
    Option-u
    Then type an 'o'



    EDIT: ...beat me to it Marc :P
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    Works, thanks very much
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    Yes marc, the dots are called an umlaut, my brain isn't working too well tonight, time I went to bed, I'm playing sport in the morning.

    I've lived in Germany, and am currently searching for an old friend whose address I mislaid years ago, and I didn't even know her married name. This has been provided, and I'm being steered from town to town when she's moved. An interesting exercise, and I doubt if a similar one could be undertaken in Australia with such German efficiency in keeping records.

    One contact is excitedly waiting for the outcome, so hopefully it will not be too much longer.

    Unusually my lack of the umlaut had proved to be a stumbling block, but I've now contacted the town's Rathaus, and will see how this one pans out.
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