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How to switch between normal and “full width” ASCII with Microsoft Pinyin IME?

I've installed a couple of Input Method Editors (IMEs) while trying to learn some Chinese. Clicking the shift key on its own normally changes between Chinese input and English / ASCII input. But ...
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How to type “raw” bopomofo/zhuyin without converting to hanzi characters in Windows 7?

Windows 7 comes with a variety of IMEs for entering Chinese in the manner used in Taiwan known as "bopomofo" or "zhuyin". Like other IMEs their main job is to convert from a small set of characters ...
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Why do Chinese filenames displays as boxes in Windows 7?

I'm running Windows 7 Professional (UK), and trying to get filenames containing Chinese characters to display correctly in Explorer. I can create Chinese filenames in explorer by pasting text from a ...
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Setting up Zhuyin input keyboard

I type up a lot of Chinese characters, and am quite used to typing in Pinyin. However, I'd like to teach my students, who were initially taught using Zhuyin, to use Pinyin, since Pinyin usage is far ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium - Unable to View Chinese Characters Properly

Is there a proper and permanent fix that will restore the display of Chinese Characters on a Windows 7 Home Premium Laptop computer? This problem has been occurring frequently now and a simple reboot ...
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How to disable Ctrl-Space selecting chinese keyboard on windows 7? [duplicate]

I would like to use both chinese keyboard and eclipse ctrl-space for suggestions popup. Since I use chinese very rare, I would like just to disable ctrl-space selecting this language. I have removed ...
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CTRL-Space always toggles Chinese IME (Windows 7)

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate (w/ SP1), and have multiple UI languages installed - mainly for screenshots etc. Among them are Chinese (traditional) and Chinese (Simplified), which insist on hooking ...
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Where does Chinese Windows 7 get its Chinese font names?

How does Windows 7 map Chinese .TTF font files into the native Chinese font name? If no such info is in the actual TrueType font file? For example: Chinese version of Windows 7 contains msyh.ttf file ...
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How to install east asian languages fonts in Windows 7?

Back in Windows XP we had an option to install those fonts. How to do so in the newest version of Windows? Chinese characters aren't rendered in my notepad nor in setup applications.
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How can I use the Chinese IME with a Dvorak layout?

I use a Dvorak keyboard layout, controlled through the language bar "United States-Dvorak". I'm trying to use the Chinese IME (Simplified, Pinyin), but whenever I switch to that mode, the keys go back ...