Questions about using software in a language other than the one(s) the developer speaks and related troubles, such as lack of Unicode support. (i18n is short for internationalization.)

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Copying unicode symbols from Firefox address bar as is

Let's say I open a webpage with some Unicode characters, say, Cyrillic, in the address like this: http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Функциональная_закреплённость When I try to copy it from the ...
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Deterministic way to find which installed fonts support a given Unicode character or script?

As an enthusiast of languages and writing systems here's a problem I often run into: I have many fonts installed and many support several or many writing systems (scripts) for various languages. (My ...
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Office 2003 file dialog can't switch input language with Windows 7

I'm using Microsoft Office 2003 (SP3) on Windows 7 (86x or 64x) My issue is when I try to save a file, in the file selection dialog Office 2003 can't change the input language or the direction ...
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Why is the U.S. version of Bing better than the versions for other languages? [closed]

I'm pretty sure that most of you noticed the difference in the Microsoft search engine Bing when switching between languages on the top right corner! Actually the ones other than the United States are ...