If you are interested in getting output for other languages from a US English keyboard layout, here is a solution that you might try. Thanks to Sergei Alonichau on our team for pointing this out. A friend of his has used this to write in Cyrillic using a US English keyboard (e.g., so that the Cyrillic character with a /b/ sound matches to the US English "b" key):

 

http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/tools/msklc.mspx

 

As a side note (thanks, Thierry), Michael Kaplan’s blog includes a full section on this keyboard customization tool, with highly useful tips:

 

http://blogs.msdn.com/michkap/archive/tags/Keyboards/default.aspx

 

-- Debbie Berkley (Test)