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On the Windows polytonic Greek keyboard, what is the difference between the accent on q and the accent on semicolon?

This page has some helpful info. On an English keyboard, the accent found on the semicolon renders a tonos (modern); the accent found on the Q renders an oxia (ancient). Basically, these two accents – ...
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How do I easily type Greek letters on Windows 10?

If you don't want to have to change keyboards and just want to be able to type Greek characters occasionally, you might find it more useful to install WinCompose, a free app that turns the AltGr key ...
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How do I easily type Greek letters on Windows 10?

What you did added a Greek keyboard (a keyboard used in Greece) for writing Latin characters. To write in Greek characters, you should click "Add a preferred language" instead. After the ...
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On the Windows polytonic Greek keyboard, what is the difference between the accent on q and the accent on semicolon?

The third page and section of the documentation you linked to says: Therefore this guess is correct: The semicolon-key accent (the stubby one) belongs to modern Greek, whilst the Q-key accent (the ...
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Greek font with legible diacritics

On optical size I’ll add this as an answer, as it might be helpful in guiding your future searches for good fonts. For recommendations, I do not have anything to offer which has not already been ...
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Greek font with legible diacritics

I tested a few out. The spiritus in DejaVu Sans Moto looks actually fine to me at 12 pt, the older standard font size. https://postimg.cc/p9JscYS2 I wonder if it's a platform issue rather than a font ...
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How do I easily type Greek letters on Windows 10?

I have just released a beta for a program (Study Maestro) that will do Ancient Greek characters quite easily, including combinations of accents, it does substitute a tilde for the circumflex, because ...
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Greek font with legible diacritics

A possible solution that I'm employing while learning myself as well as teaching others is to stop using the smooth breathing at all. EDIT: Hey there;) So to respond to your questions in comments: I ...
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