Portuguese keyboard layout

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Keyboard layout for Portuguese (Portugal)
Keyboard layout for Portuguese (Brazil)

There are two QWERTY-based keyboard layouts used for the Portuguese language.

The Brazilian keyboards are specified in the ABNT NBR (Norma Brasileira Regulamentadora) 10346 variant 2 (alphanumeric) and NBR 10347 (numeric portion) standards.[1]


Typewriters in Portuguese-speaking countries generally have a dedicated key for the cedilla (ç), and a dead key for each diacritic (except the cedilla), so that á is obtained by typing first the acute accent, then the letter a, etc.

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