Keyboard layout synchronization in Parallels Desktop for Mac

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Parallels Desktop provides close integration between Mac and Windows operating systems. One of the most popular features that make the interaction between operating systems more seamless is keyboard layout synchronization

The main aspects of keyboard layout synchronization between the host macOS and the Windows operating system are the following:

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 1. Click on the Windows Start menu and then on the Settings Icon to open Windows settings:

 2. Select Time&Languages > Language & region

 3. Once Language & region window will open, click on the three dots next to your main Language and click Language Options.


4. To add a new layout click on the "Add a keyboard" button and select (Apple) - Parallels keyboard layout in the context menu.



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