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Windows update broke Japanese IME keyboard

I can't use the Japanese keyboard for more than a month now. It is basically behaving just like an English keyboard, no shortcuts work, ctrl+caps doesn't change input, nothing. Literally JA-JP ...
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Japanese Keyboard (Microsoft IME) 'not working' (Behaving like ENG Keyboard)

It's been like this for more than 10 days for now, I thought that maybe updating my windows would miraculously fix this but It didn't. Beforehand, I had to press LAlt + Shift, it switched to Japanese ...
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How to get Adobe Acrobat XI PDF Printer to convert PDF with Asian text to single page with same text?

I'm converting a two page pdf to a single page PDF with Japanese characters. Double to single page conversion goes fine except, I'm getting garbage characters in certain sets of text. I can convert it ...
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Issue with Switching Input languages with Japanese IME on Windows 7

I've set up windows to select my standard Keyboard Layout when I press CTRL + SHIFT + 1 While I use around 5 languages I've usually never had the need to change Layout settings with one exception: ...
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Importing Variable data sets with UTF 8 BOM japanese characters

I have an image template and have a xlsx file with Japanese characters wit two columns(PFA). I need to create images with this information by importing the CSV into variable data sets. When I convert ...
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How to extract Shift-JIS strings from binary in Windows 8?

How can I extract Shift-JIS strings from a binary file in Windows 8? I'm looking for actual words in a binary file. So not just meaningless combinations of characters. Other Japanese character ...
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PHONETIC function doesn't work in Excel

I stumbled across the PHONETIC function, which apparently is supposed to generate furigana readings for Japanese kanji. So if I put in 東京都 to Cell A1, and in cell A2 I write: =PHONETIC(A1) It ...
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Convert hexadecimal Shift-JIS to the characters

I am searching for the way to convert the hexadecimal value of Shift-JIS to the character in Unix/Linux command line. A Shift-JIS code table can be found here. For: 82 ae (0x82ae) I would expect: ...
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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 to disable “Ctrl+Shift+J” shortcut on a MacBook Pro’s Japanese keyboard?

Is there any way to disable Ctrl+Shift+J shortcut on Mac Japanese keyboard? As you can see from this article it switches to hiragana Ctrl+Shift+J switch to hiragana input I’m on Mac OS X 10.10....
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Japanese characters in HTML link

This is a very general question that stems from our development department. We're using a web interface to give users access to a in-house developed reporting tool. This tool has a function to display ...
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What is this mix of Chinese/Arabic/Korean/Japanese user owning a process listening on port 139?

While using an open port checking tool (Technicians toolbox v1.1.0) I found a strange user name listening on port 139 hiding in PID 4 with a mix of Chinese and other Unicode characters as the user ...
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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. 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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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! http://www....
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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 it'...
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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 '—ö‚ÍI‚í‚...
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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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Are there any Google Chrome extensions for inserting Furigana over Kanji?

Are there any Google Chrome extensions or userscripts for automatically inserting Furigana characters over Kanji in web pages? Please don't suggest Furigana Injector, because it doesn't work and is ...
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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 Mode."...
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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 = ...