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German on my computer

Back a few months ago, my PC went from English to German. At first it didn't bother me because I kind of understood. But, sometimes I'm trying to view a video, and I get the message that it can't be ...
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Windows 10 forces Visual Studio install in German

I have installed an English Version of Windows 10. Everything has been working great for quite a while, but recently, everything I install is installed in German (I do live in Germany). I want to ...
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Forward Slash on German Keyboard

Where and how should I get the forward slash to work on my German keyboard? I have a RasPi that has an English keyboard as default and I only have a German keyboard with me. I would now like to type ...
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Excel go to / highlight precedents / dependents shortcut on German keyboard

Are there German equivalents for the CTRL - ] CTRL - [ CTRL - SHIFT - ] CTRL - SHIFT - [ Shortcuts? If not, any workarounds?
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How can I type Umlaut characters in a Putty session

I am trying to type some German characters in my putty session. I am able to type it on notepad or other editors. asdƲas But when I try to paste the above text on my Putty session, nothing happens ...
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Adobe Reader - What is the shortcut to rotate clockwise?

Win 7 64 bit Adobe Reader XI with shortcuts enabled (see Options Menu - General) German keyboard! (and of course a localized OS and so forth) Official shortcut list by Adobe: http://helpx.adobe.com/...
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us keyboard, german layout - special character < and >

i currently have an american keyboard with the corrsponding us layout (it is the surface type cover btw). As I am used to the german layout i changed the layout settings to german under win8.1. This ...
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activate dead key “^” in German keyboard

I am using a German keyboard layout (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/36/KB_Germany.svg) on Ubuntu. As I always write latex mathematical formula with "kile" editor, this key "^" for ...
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How to install Dvorak Type 2 (ii) German on Ubuntu using Gnome

Currently I am using standard Dvorak on Ubuntu 13.10 and Gnome 3.10. Unfortunately, writing Umlauts (ä,ö,ü) in German requires me to switch to QWERTY/QWERTZ frequently or forces me to not write those ...
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How to set mergefield to show long date format?

How can I make Word 2012 display German date format in mail merge? { DATE \a "dd.MM.yy" \ * MERGEFIELD } returns 15.02.2012 for today, 15. Februar 2013 however is what I want.
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How to get german QWERTY on Windows?

Well I'm used to having the world standard keyboard which is qwerty and not qwertz... But on windows I can't find the choice for german input which would be qwerty, not qwertz. In linux there was ...
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spellcheck language

I am doing a Livemocha German writing lesson that has a spellcheck which must be for a different language. How can I change it to a German spellcheck?
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How to OCR PDF files with Old German Gothic (Fraktur) text?

I have been successfully using Adobe Acrobat X to OCR many scanned documents which I use for my research. However I have begun studying old German documents which use the Fraktur script, also known as ...
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Vim switch y and z

Is there a way to teach vim to switch usage of y and z? So for example yy would save a file, ya would toggle etc.. This would be much more usable with my German keyboard layout. What other technique ...
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I18N-Conflict: Is there a way to make OSX-Mail auto-strip redundant AW: and WG:

Microsoft managed to break their german translation of the mail programs, which results in subject lines like "AW: AW: AW: AW: AW: Question" when a mail is going back-and-forth and noone pays ...
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On Windows 7, how can I assign languages (German/English) to user accounts?

I would like to have two user accounts on my laptop: one for a German speaker and one for an English speaker. Are language packs far enough advanced now that I can just: download a Germany language ...