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Grammar detail: どうやって

どうやって - how to do something
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how do / did I / you (phrase)
それどうやって
けたら
いい
からない

I don't know how to open it.
あの
もんだい
問題
どうやって
しょり
処理
しました

How did you deal with the matter?
This form is a common way to ask for directions.
いちばん
ちか
ゆうびんきょく
郵便局
どうやって
ったら
いいです
How can I get to the nearest post office?
どうやって is the combination of どう (how) and やって (the te form of やる, do). する is generally used in preference to やる, and the equivalent form どうして does exist, but it is not typically used because the word どうして meaning 'why' is far more common. 
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Kanji used in this grammar

カイ   あ to (be) open   あける    ひら to open (something)   ひらける to open out (eg view)   
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ブン   ブ   フン   わける to divide, to distinguish   わかる to understand   わかれる to be divided   わかつ to share, distribute   
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モン   と question   と to ask   とん wholesale   
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ダイ    topic   
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ショ    deal with   
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リ    logic   
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キン   ちか close   
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ユウ    mail   
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便
convenience; tidings   ビン tidings   ベン convenience   たよ tidings, news   
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キョク    office   
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コウ   ギョウ   アン   ゆ    い to go   おこな to take place   
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