Questions concerning the input language, a setting in an operation system or an individual program that controls the language used to type information via the keyboard.

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How to make input language “stick” to the program only in Windows 10?

In the previous version of Windows, if you have multiple input languages, changing the input language of a particular program will only change the input in that program. For example if I have notepad ...
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Windows doesn't let uninstall 'Arabic' language

Windows 7 64bit SP1. I want to have just two languages installed, English and Hindi. Even my 'Region and Language' dialogue box shows the desired two languages- English and Hindi. Screen Shot of the ...
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How to setup Google search to *never* return results for translated keywords? [migrated]

I am interested in - using or studying - several different languages, and I often Google-search a unique word to gain context about its usage or meaning (within the context of the language it belongs ...
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My Apostrophe Key is Making Commas

While using MS Word in Windows 7, when I type the ` key and if it's not at the end of a word, it turns into a ,. I've never had this issue before and it's driving me crazy! I tried googling it to ...
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Cannot remove “US Keyboard” from quick language selection list (Win+Space Bar)

Update: answered my own question here I have two languages for windows spell check in my system, English (United States) and French (Switzerland), but despite both languages being properly ...
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Keyboard set to US-layout randomly reverts back to DE-layout

I have a PC with German-language Windows 8 installed. From the keybaord settings, I added a US keyboard, and set it as default. As a result, most of the time the keyboard works as expected, but every ...
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How do I change iBus input methods when the session is locked in KDE?

How do I switch between input methods with iBus on the lock screen? Part of my work necessitates me using iBus for Chinese pinyin input. I had the misfortune of leaving the input method on pinyin ...
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How to get rid of the weird hybrid [Hebrew language <=> English keyboard] in Win10?

I have two languages: English (English keyboard) & Hebrew (Hebrew keyboard) but there seems to be a 3rd hybrid keyboard kind: Hebrew (English keyboard... what??): I did something which added it,...
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How to get key name with AutoHotkey

I want to switch input languages by using Henkan and KanaHira keys, these are implemented Japanese keyboard. vk1Csc079:: PostMessage, 0x50, 0, 0x41E041E,, A ; 0x50 is ...
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Windows 10 Language Shortcuts Not working in random manner

As In windows 7 and 8 , I Set change language Shortcuts as below, leftAlt+shift +1 for EN leftAlt+shift +2 for FR leftAlt+shift +3 for DE leftAlt+shift +4 for RU leftAlt+shift +5 for RU mnemonic ...
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How to set proofing language regardless the keyboard layout on Windows?

On my Windows 10 I am using 3 different keyboard layouts. Whenever I type something in some application, like Outlook or OneNote, the operating system is matching the proofing language for spelling ...
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Fix language-related issues in Windows 7

Every time I've installed Windows 7 with my location set as my actual location of Canada, it installs the OS to recognize my keyboard as a french keyboard. It isn't, of course, but it still takes ...
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How to choose a default keyboard layout when one language uses two keyboard layouts?

Under Windows 10, I have an English (United States) language set as default, but there are two keyboard layouts underneath it: US and Serbian (Latin). I actually need both layouts: my laptop has a ...
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Disable input language on the default display language in Windows 10

I've been looking for an answer for this for a long time and the closest I've found is this SuperUser post however there's no satisfactory answer in there. I have almost an identical situation: I use ...
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Language on lenovo yoga 3 pro keyboard

I am having problem with getting specific latvian language letters on lenovo yoga 3 pro. Im setting latvian language on keyboard settings and press alt, but it is not working. Touchpad is changing ...
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Can't type ç on some programs

I've configured the language on my Debian 8 keyboard to US, international with dead keys, and in some programs I can type ç by doing ' and c. For example, Iceweasel works. But on telegram it won't... ...
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Changing between two languages in keyboard

I have two languages installed in my PC. When I press Alt+Shift (whether the Right Alt+Shift or the Left Alt+Shift) I can write in one language, by pressing Alt+Shift again (any Alt+Shift) I can ...
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Language Hotkeys removed by itself in Windows 10

I have four keyboards and I have defined Ctrl+1, Ctrl+2 and Ctrl+3 ... hot-keys for them. The problem is that either all of the hot-keys or the first one is removed regularly. For example every time ...
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Wrong characters displayed when typing on Chromebook

When I try to type a question mark character (shift-/) on my Samsung Chromebook, I get an underscore. Other non-letter characters are wrong too. I haven't had the machine for long, but I think it ...
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Hiding the keyboard layout while keeping the language as default one

I have my display language set in English, with English (US), Japanese and Russian keyboard layouts. I could input English using Japanese layout, so I want to hide English (US) one. Is there any way ...
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How to make all browsers on my Windows unable to display a certain language

I have windows desktop. I have Chrome (which I use the most often), Edge, Explorer, Firefox and so on. I tried deleting some fonts files but that didn't work. Maybe deleting fonts is not the ...
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Selecting alternative chinese inputs (ibus-libpinyin or ibus-googlepinyin)

Frustrated with the poor performance of both ibus-pinyin and SunPinYin, I managed to find two alternatives (ibus-libpinyin, which is apparently a better-maintained version, and ibus-googlepinyin, ...
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How do I switch between languages on Windows 10 like I do in OS X?

OS X has this really nice feature when you have 3+ keyboard input sources (languages) and press Cmd + Space you switch between only two of them. If you want to switch to another (third) language you ...
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How to create one hotkey for two main languages, another hotkey for not-often-used language in windows 8.1?

I'm using windows 8.1. I use 3 languages(English, Thai, Japanese). But I use English and Thai most of the time. I change the language by pressing Lalt+Rshift. The problem is I need to press two times ...
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Using edict & mecab for furigana generation

I am trying to create furigana with mecab, but the output is all joined. So there isn't an automatic way to have each kanji with it's separate furigana. In this example, where the reading changes ...
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How do I set English UK as my display language in Windows 10?

My PC's default display language is currently set to English(US). I want to change it to English(UK) but whenever I go to settings in order to choose the language of my choice I see this: English ...
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One Windows 10, how can I have English input from my left keyboard and Hungarian input from my right keyboard?

I'm working at an IT company in Budapest where we do a LOT of pair programming. While I'm American with 30 years of muscle memory dictating where the characters aught to be on my keyboard, I always ...
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Language in which a character has been typed

I do not know how to find the information concerning the language in which a unicode character has been typed/entered in a document. This issue is related to the fact that one can use the option Find ...
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Remove a language from the language bar in WIndows 10

In the language bar I have a "Dutch" language that I don't need and never use, hence I want to remove it. Here's a pictures of the language bar with the Dutch option: The first thing I've tried is ...
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Set default input language on Windows 10

I have english version on Windows 10 Home installed on my computer. I want to use finnish input method with english language but it forces english as my input language. I have tried to add finnish as ...
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How to make word autocorrect English even the Mac is set to be French

I recently changed the language setting of my MacBook Pro 15 inch to French (Canada). One of the unexpected consequences is when I type my stuff in Microsoft Word, the autocorrect function highlights ...
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Windows 8 - keyboard layout (input language) removes itself for unknown reason

Since a few weeks now, without any actions on my side, one of my three active input languages (keyboard layouts for German, English and Czech, in that order) somehow mysteriously removes itself ...
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Make Windows 10 “remember” language in applications [duplicate]

System language is English. In app1 I need English, in app2 I type in Spanish. I often switch from app1 to app2. It's too depressive to switch languages when switching apps. Is it possible in some way ...
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Change input language in login screen

My windows has 4 input languages, I have set the administrator password in a language other than English (the default language). Now I'm not able to login to my account as I'm not able to change the ...
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Difficulty configuring uim for Japanese on Arch Linux

Some background: I'm running Arch Linux with Gnome 3 (for under 1 month now), and I'm pretty sure I'm using systemd to manage my X session. I'd welcome instructions on how to know for sure, though. ...
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Password for Windows in language which is not available [duplicate]

My Password to enter Windows is in Greek, but in the logon Screen the Greek language is not supported. The same thing happened with another person in the (Forum), but the answers cannot help me... ...
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Windows 8.1 input language keeps changing randomly

I'm using windows 8.1 & working with 2 languages - English & Hebrew. English is used as the main language. My problems is that when I go between apps the input language keeps changing, it ...
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Set shortcuts to change keyboard layout in Windows 10?

Anyway to set keyboard shortcuts to quickly change to a different language/keyboard layout. The old shortcuts still seem to work (when set back in windows 7), can't seem to find anything to change it ...
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Does Windows 8.1 ignore its primary language setting?

Since a few days, when I close and reopen Notepad++, it's input language is Dutch. I want this to be English unless I manually change it (which I rarely do). I do want to have Dutch available for ...
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Toggling between Hangul and Latin alphabets in Korean IME (Win 8)

Picking up from this thread as none of the solutions listed there seem to be coming through for me. Any help greatly appreciated! Working in Windows 8 64-bit with three 'language/layout pairs' ...
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Setting the default input method for the Windows 10 login screen

I use an english version of Windows 10, but I have set the keyboard layout to German (Switzerland). This works fine if I am logged in with my user. The only keyboard available is my German(Switzerland)...
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Switching between IMEs in Windows 10

In Windows 8/8.1, I was able to switch between typing in English and Japanese by pressing "Windows-Space", and selecting the IME I wanted to use. However, after upgrading to Windows 10, this shortcut ...
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Why is my US English keyboard re-mapped to Swedish in MonoDevelop?

I am using Wine to run MonoDevelop and Unity in openSuSE and it works rather well. However, I have a snag where in MonoDevelop, my keyboard is mapped to use Swedish keyboard layout rather than my ...
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Language Input Shortcuts Change or Reset Automatically

I'm using a Windows 8.1 Surface Pro 1. I've had this same problem using Windows XP, Windows 7, and Windows 8 in the past, however I don't remember how I solved the issue. I setup my keyboard so that ...
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Cannot switch Input Method globally back to English in Windows 8.1

I'm using Windows 8.1, I have two input methods: English(United States); Chinese(Simplified, China). The first one is the system default, the second one is a Pinyin Input Method by Google. ...
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How to set default input language in OS X Yosemite?

I want to make Russian my default keyboard input language, but OS X won't let me. Is there a hidden preference or something for this?
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Language bar not showing for multiple keyboard layouts

I have Win8.1 Enterprise, running under Parallels on OSX. Parallels installs the "English (Apple) - Parallels" keyboard layout. Because I have a non-Apple USB keyboard I (in the past, in Win 8.1. Pro)...
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How to change the default IME input method in Windows 8.1?

I would like to know if there is a way to change the default input method while writing in Japanese. I have several keyboard languages installed and change between them using the shortcut Windows + ...
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How did I get additional language in my language selection?

I never added French language yet somehow it is selectable. Is this a bug or is it a feature (see image)?
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I'm locked out of my MacBook pro because my password uses a russian keyboard but I can't change to it from the English keyboard

Is there a way to change the language of the keyboard in Mac OS X 10.9.5, or even system language, while not logged into an account (as I restarted)? This is my toolbar at the moment: There is ...