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How do I set the default CJK font on Windows 7?

I dislike MS Mincho: it's too thin, doesn't get anti-aliased, and has an excessive amount of hooks. Unfortunately, anything that is full-width gets rendered in MS Mincho by default on any program. ...
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uim works in GTK but not Qt applications

I installed uim from git sources. My system is a KDE/Qt based system, but has the GTK libraries installed alongside to help with installation of other programs when necessary. My environment ...
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Japanese IME stuck at the kana input method

On a Windows 8.1. I tried going from the control panel to the language settings and changing the input from kana to romaji. And the ui even says that the input method is set to romaji. But when I ...
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excel: export csv file with japanese character

In my excel file, the Japanese character is shown correctly, while when I export it as csv, the character become question marks How should I output so that the character can be shown correctly?
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Japanese characters displaying as random characters in program

I obtained a Japanese game recently(namely If My Heart Had Wings Flight Diaries), and when I run it, the Japanese characters in the text are replaced with random unicode characters, which wouldn't ...
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How do I use the Phonetic() function in Excel 2013?

I am trying to use the Phonetic() function with some Japanese vocabulary words, however, it doesn't seem to be working. I assume it needs the furigana (ruby text) above the Japanese words, but Excel ...
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When using Japanese IME and pressing Ctrl + Caps Lock, how do you make it toggle to half-width alphanumeric, not full-width?

I'm using Japanese IME on Windows 7, and I like to use Ctrl + Caps Lock to toggle between English and Japanese. In the past, when it would toggle to English, it would be half-width alphanumeric. ...
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Postfix corrupting Japanese characters

I'm having a problem with certain Japanese characters being corrupted when sent by my MTA, Postfix. I've done some trial and error sending the same message from approx 7 different servers running ...
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Changing “Input Mode” on Windows 7 Japanese IME via keyboard shortcut (hiragana, katakana, alphanumeric; half/full width)

I frequently type Japanese (and a few other languages) using an English keyboard using stock Windows 7 Starter with its standard Japanese Input Method Editor (IME). Japanese keyboards have two or ...
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Kanji changing to boxes in Excel when I switch from Japanese to English input

I'm creating a database that includes a column of Japanese amidst many columns of English, but every time I switch my input language to English, the kanji turn to boxes with the character 字 inside ...
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To search japanese sites in Google?

I am trying to search japanese sites for Embryology unsuccessfully by filetype:swf site:*.jp embryology but it returns only a few results. The problem is that I do not have specific url pattern ...
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Japanese Keyboard/US Keyboard, plugged in at same time

Using Japanese keyboard layout in Windows 7 doesn't correspond to what's written on the physical keyboard as a jumping off point, I managed to get my real Japanese/106 keyboard working side by ...
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Stop Japanese from being used on Avant Browser installation

I recently installed Japanese language support somehow a few months ago. This morning while messing around with the Avant Browser I found that the install and browser were using an Asian language, ...
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Does Windows 8 OEM comes with Japanese support?

I would like to buy a laptop with Windows 8 OEM, and use is to read and write Japanese. Adding most languages is as easy as adding their input modes. However, in previous versions of windows (XP and ...
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How do I get my computer to read and speak Japanese text? [closed]

I am writing a study tool in java to help me learn Japanese, but I can't find a free program compatible with java that will read and speak Japanese text. If it could just read/speak romaji that would ...
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How can MS-DOS and other text mode programs display Japanese characters

I've seen many text mode BIOS setup screens in Japanese. Recently I've even seen windows XP setup in Japanese. MS-DOS had Japanese versions too. Real DOS mode, not windows command promt! ...
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Extracting a Zip File with Japanese Filenames?

I'm trying to extract files from a zip file on Windows 7. The filenames are in Japanese, but they just look like éñé▀é─é±é─ü[é╓é┐éσèGòùé▄é╟é⌐üÖâ}âMâJâZâbâg20110423. They include a 3D model file and ...
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Converting my iTunes library to romaji

I have just added to my iTunes library a bunch of new Japanese songs. When I say a bunch, I mean it. A lot of them. And their titles are mostly in their original Japanese form, which is in kanji, ...
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Japanese characters in windows 8 appear as blocks?

I installed the Japanese language pack for Windows 8 but I'm finding Japanese folder names and siilar don't have the actual characters displaying, either it has square blocks or garbage like ...
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Microsoft Japanese IME - Disable Alt + `

I have been using Alt + ` frequently in one of my applications. However, enabling Japanese IME input has messed up this combination because it toggles between alpha and hiragana (Microsoft IME + ...
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Kanji characters appear as boxes

i'm having trouble with the display of japanese characters on Windows 8 Pro (English, 64-bit, updated regularly). They appear as boxes (picture) in windows explorer, windows menus (even in the ...
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Japanese Text showing squares on windows 7

Text in japanese is displayed as squares on windows 7 (home premium, my version) on the whole system and iTunes. Text is displayed correctly in Chrome. How to fix this?
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How to enter long vowels with Anthy?

I use the Anthy IME with ibus. I know that I can switch a word to Katakana with the F7 key but when I do this, any long vowels are kept as two regular syllable katakanas. That is, わあ (waa -- this is ...
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How can I type ティ “tei” (small ィ) in Japanese on OSX?

I have been typing in Japanese for a while now but I cannot figure out how to type ティ (small ィ, not a big one イ). How does one do this using the Katakana input method of OSX?
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Behaviour of Japanese IME

OS: Windows 7 IME: Both Google Japanese IME and Microsoft IME When using my IME, it behaves rather odd. When typing in one window/field - i.e. the Google search bar in Firefox - it behaves as ...
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Japanese Keyboard

I'd like to get a Japanese keyboard for a custom project (reason Japanese is good is the small space bar giving way to lots of modifier keys). I will be respraying the keys, so (superficially) the ...
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How to display Chinese/Korean/Japanese characters in Skype?

All the characters become squares in Skype.
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Microsoft IME + Japanese: Force Hiragana input by default?

I am using Windows XP SP3 and Windows 7. On both machines, I cannot make Hiragana the default input method. Is there a way to do this? In the IME tool bar, there is the option to set the "Input ...
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How can I restore my original IME Romaji input settings?

the this one, Japanese IME on Windows: switch back to romaji input method (3) did not help. The problem seems the same. My Vista home premium version PC, I had been using Microsoft IME to use English ...
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Japanese IME on Windows: switch back to romaji input method

There are apparently two ways to work a Japanese keyboard: type alphabetic characters (romaji) and translate them. ( t+a = ta, t+e = te, and so on) every key is assigned a single kana (q = ta, w = ...