Apple Romanian keyboard layout for Windows running on Mac

I recently evaluated the status of Romanian language support on various platforms and I decided that now it is reasonable to start using Romanian extensively, including on Web pages, eMail, etc.

There are still compatibility problems with some old devices (like mobile phones), or some XP fonts (that do not look great), but on modern platforms like Windows 7 and Mac OS X, the problems were already solved.
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Editing Windows custom keyboard layouts

My struggle with custom keyboard layouts dates back to the old CP/M days, whose support for localised keyboards was not even planned. When Windows first added support for local languages (was it Windows 95?) I thought the fight was over, but unfortunately it wasn’t so, and soon I had to edit the binary layout file to make it fit my needs.

Now, many years later, I faced once again the need to customise the Windows keyboard to match my new localised keyboard, and, to my surprise, Microsoft support made things a lot easier.

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