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Problems displaying Chinese characters in some apps

I've recently installed Windows 8 on my laptop. I can display and copy/paste chinese characters fine in a web browser (e.g. textbox control) or in MS word, but in notepad or in the IE address bar they ...
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Chrome extensions and popups displaying chinese text

I just noticed today a weird problem related to Chrome, and it's present in both Mac Chrome and Windows (both XP and 7) as I've been able to see. Sometime this morning my extensions stopped ...
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How can I fully uninstall the Sogou Chinese IME from Windows?

Sogou is a Chinese Input Method Editor that's very popular in Mainland China. There's a Wikipedia page about it. And here's its official homepage (Chinese only). I was persuaded to install it by ...
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How to disable the shape toggle hotkey in Windows Chinese Input method?

In any version of Windows I have used so far (Xp, Vista, 7, 8) and all versions of the MSPY IME (RTM versions and the 2010 version) There is this annoying bug that you cannot change or disable the ...
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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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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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Is there any tool that translates chinese applications to english?

I have a few windows tools that are in chinese, (no it's not some pirated software either) , is there anything that runs at a system level that could translate the menus and text from these apps into ...
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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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where to download chinese fonts for linux?

my linux is fedora core 5. I need some chinese fonts for it.
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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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How do I make my Mac Air running Lion recognize Chinese characters in Excel?

I open an Excel document with Chinese characters and see the following. How do I make my Mac Air running Lion recognize Chinese characters in Excel?
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How to type pinyin text with tone marks in Windows?

How do I type Chinese pinyin text with the tone marks into any application in Windows? I am aware of the Chinese IME in Windows, which converts pinyin text I type into the Chinese stroked characters. ...
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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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Cannot use Chinese input language in PowerPoint

When I use PowerPoint, I cannot input Chinese text....it just does not do anything. It works fine in all other Windows programs, like Word, Excel, etc...but not ppt. Someone said to go to Language ...
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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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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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Copying Chinese Characters from PDF

I am on a Windows 7 laptop, which I believe comes preinstalled with all the language packs. I can see Chinese characters with no issues and normally can copy them fine. (From browser to Microsoft ...
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In Linux, how to unzip RAR archive containing files with Chinese file names?

How to unrar a RAR archive containing files with Chinese file names? When I try to do it in Ubuntu 11.10 using the default program Archive Manager, it complains it can't do with the Chinese file ...
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Character String Conversion using Python

Hi I have a website that is in Traditional Chinese and when I check the site statistics it tell me that the search term for the website is å%8f°å%8d%97 親å­%90é¤%90廳 which obviously makes no sense ...
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Chinese IME: Microsoft or Google?

I am learning a bit of Chinese and there are two options for entering Chinese text using IME: the Chinese IME that ships with Windows and Google IME (a recent entrant). Which do you recommend and ...
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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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Keyboard Layout Creation in Ubuntu 12.04

Main question: how to make custom key mappings / keyboard layouts in Ubuntu 12.04 In English I type in Dvorak. I need to type Hebrew sometimes so in Windows7 I made a custom layout Hebrew-phonetic ...
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Sublime Text 2 doesn't support Chinese words on Linux (Ubuntu), anybody know how to solve this?

Sublime Text 2 goes wrong with Chinese words on Linux, neither can type in any Chinese words, nor display it correctly. But it seems that the official site said it has support UTF-8 characters. Am I ...
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Chinese characters show up as boxes - how to fix

My folders on windows 7 with Chinese characters in the names have now started showing up as boxes. I can still read Chinese characters off a webpage, but the rest are boxes. What could be causing this ...
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How to import (and view correctly) Chinese UTF-8 encoded CSV file with Excel 2011 on Mac OS X

I have a CSV file which I can open and view the column with Chinese letters normally with TextMate. However, when I try to import this file into Excel 2011, the field comes with unreadable fonts. ...
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How can a Virtual PC with Windows XP install the East Asian Language? (or does any browser come with Chinese fonts?)

How can a Virtual PC with Windows XP on it install the East Asian Language? (or does any browser come with Chinese fonts?) After setting up a Virtual PC with Windows XP, if Chinese font is needed, ...
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Any MSN translate plug-in?

I want to chat with my father-in-law in China. He speaks no English and I speak no Chinese. Is there any MSN chat translation plug-in can help me?
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Disable Google IME Shortcut

I'm using Google's Chinese IME (Input Method Editor). It has a shortcut -- Ctrl + Space -- which activates it, but I would only like to activate it via the mouse/ from the language selector interface. ...
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How to Make Scite Display Chinese

Basically not just chinese characters. I want scite to be able to display anything, japanese, korean, chinese. Anything. I can display that with notepad. Why I can't display that with scite?
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Chinese language support in Windows, installed language packs but some apps still show gibberish text

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate and I've installed both the Traditional and Simplified Chinese language packs. A lot of software works with Chinese text now and I'm also able to use Chinese input. Some ...
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Entering Chinese characters on Mac OS X

I am running Mac OS X 10.5. How can I enter Chinese characters using Ping Yin? Do I need to install some software?
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Chinese characters displays in Firefox on some sites

I just opened Firefox and all of a sudden some sites have started showing Chinese characters. Refresh doesn't seem to help. Can anyone tell me what's going on? Here's the screenshot: It's showing ...
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Loading a chinese encoding file in vim, conversion errors

I can view http://hosting2.phor.net/~bolomi/ and save this to a file. In Chrome, I can view source and see the title of the page is 波羅蜜. If I open the saved file in vim to edit, I see question marks ...
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Trackpad writing in Chinese on unix?

I've seen the trackpad tool to write chinese characters on macs, is there any such linux clone? Or are there any projects that anyone knows of which are trying to create that for linux?
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Chinese IME input method in AZERTY on windows (Google IME)

I'm using a Belgian Azerty keyboard. The chinese input method on Mac OS works just fine, but on Windows, if I use the Google IME for example, a = z q = w etc... so it uses a qwerty layout even ...
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Can't see the Chinese characters in VIM

I find that when I type Chinese characters(encoded with utf-8) into VIM,I cannot see them at all while they do exist there.I can copy and paste them into other text editors and it seems everything is ...
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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 ...
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