questions regarding language-related computer issues, including the setting or changing of languages

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Add second key combination to switch between keyboard layouts in Xubuntu

In windows you can switch between English and Bulgarian language with Alt + Shift. But there is an option to switch between Bulgarian Traditional and Bulgarian Phonetic layout using Ctrl + Shift. When ...
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How to disable one keyboard language that case when don't see it in the language bar?

I have strange problem in my computer. I use two keyborad local: Hungary, English. After Windows Update my computer default language was set to Latvia (LV). But I cannot see this languauge in settings ...
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Cannot change Windows 8.1 to be entirely in English

I got my Dell laptop with a Hebrew Windows 8.1, and changed the display language to English using the language settings. Now most of the UI is in English, but some elements are still in Hebrew, even ...
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Spellchecking other languages than default in Live Mail 2011

My buddy is using Microsoft Live Mail 2011. The challenge is: this is a basically German setup - so the menus and dialogs and all are German. He also needs to write e-mails in English and French, and ...
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Windows 7 added another language on the language bar without my permission

So I use several different language settings on my keyboard because I study several different language, so I need to type them. I know how to add and remove keyboards, but when I logged on today and ...
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How do I change the function field in excel to show Bengali Characters?

I received an excel file that has columns translated from english to Bengali. I have a Bengali font installed and it shows up in the main body of the spreadsheet but the characters are not showing up ...
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How to be able to write numbers in multiple languages in MS Excel?

In MS Word we can set the Numeral option to Context and be able to switch the language and use it's numerals, This question has the answer that shows how to do it. I can't seem to find anything at ...
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How can I change a portuegese spanish version to english on surface pro 1

How do I change language on surface pro 1 (windows 8) from portugese spanish to english?
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Disable per-application input language in Windows 7

My problem is following: every time I switch between applications the used keyboard layout is changed. I want to disable such behavior but cannot find such option.
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WIndows 8 Keyboard Layout in task bar and in control panel language differ

In task but system shows 3 languages while in control panel languages only two. I think this third one came from one of the software installed. How can I remove it?
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Can't stop Microsoft.com from detecting my location

I want to record a screen recording for an English customer. So I don't want any windows or websites to be shown in my local non-English language. What a frustrating process! Things I have done: ...
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How do I add support for “Hindi Remington layout”, in Windows-8

How do I add support for "Hindi Remington layout", in Windows-8. I tried looking in the language option located in the control-pannel. However there are only 2 Hindi keyboard layouts ( Devanagari - ...
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Switch between Multiple Customised Lang & Region settings on Mac OS X Mavericks

I need to be able to switch quickly between two or three customised Language & Region prefs on Mac OS X. While there is an advanced tab which allows customisation, there is no way to save this as ...
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Windows 8.1 decides to randomly change locale in programs

I've recently upgraded to 8.1 and I'm experiencing some rather annoying problems regarding the UI language. Once every now and then it decides to change it from English to Bulgarian. All of my ...
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Changing the language in Windows 8.1 single language

I followed the instructions in this question How to install a new "display language" onto Windows 8.1 Single Language? but now windows won't start properly, the screen is on but it's just ...
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Windows 8 language settings don't change the language everywhere

I just bought a new computer with windows 8 on it from Germany, so when it shipped over everything was in German. I was able to get around that and download the English language pack but I noticed ...
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Change Google Drive UI language on local windows install

I've installed Google Drive locally on my Windows machine. I'd like to change the menus language to English. How can this be done? I can't find it in the preferences...
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How do I change Windows 8.1 safe mode language?

When I reboot my win8.1 into windows recovery menu, everything (menus, command prompt, etc..) is in Russian. Is there a way to change the language to English?
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Change Windows 8.1 Language for System Messages

I purchased a Surface Pro 2 in the US and then moved to Spain. I just completed a warranty exchange here in Spain and received a Spanish version SP2. I immediately changed the display language to ...
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How to recover the language selection button/icon on Windows7 login/welcome screen

I recently added a language (Lao) to my Lenovo Windows7 notebook. Subseqently, I routinely changed my password, using Lao characters on the keyboard. The next time I logged out and restarted the ...
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How to change product code for Nokia Asha 503?

I bought a Nokia 503...despite the man a the shop saying I would get all the languages....it turned out not to be true, I bought the phone in the UK so it has all the mainstream European languages, ...
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Changes to “language and text” preferences won't stick

I recently got a macbook air (OSX 10.9.4) and when I try to change the preferences in "language and text" they don't stick, but go back to what they were in about 3 seconds. Any ideas on how to get ...
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windows 8.1 language changed in settings but pop up windows still in foreign language

I have Windows 8.1 installed on my computer. It is a Swedish version as it was installed in the Computer I recently bought. I successfully changed the language to English using the options in the ...
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How to change UI language of Marble for Windows?

How to change UI language of Marble for Windows? I want to set it to English. Please don't send me to the documentation, which say that Help menu should contain Switch Application Language item, ...
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Stop Firefox displaying Chinese in Yahoo Mail

Yahoo Mail is displaying Chinese (or other?) language characters on the webmail view. I tried to eliminate it by disabling all Add-ons disabled, but it still came up the same. I found that deleting ...
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Is it possible to change font size differently according to language in Emacs?

I'm looking forward to a way to change font size in Emacs. I can change easily "all" font size like this: (set-face-attribute 'default nil :family "Consolas" :height 110) But I want to change font ...
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Microsoft Word, Backslash and Yen sign

I work for a Japanese company, and I often collaborate with my coworkers on technical documents using Microsoft Word. These documents sometimes contain file paths, which have backslashes in them. In ...
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Software: Language changing impossible in Office 2010 and up and Windows 7 after loading Photoshop

I'm having a really peculiar problem in Windows 7. Whenever I load Adobe Photoshop C5, something bad happens to my Office. Suddenly it becomes impossible to switch between Hebrew and English and vice ...
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Windows 8 Upgrade to different language using registry

I have a Windows 8 Enterprise Demo in German right now and already set up everything over 3 months. Now I bought the Windows 8 Pro version in English and followed the steps on this page so I can keep ...
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Outlook spelling/proofing language / dictionary issue

I'm using Office 2010. Every time I try to send an email I get this: Dictionary language: Spanish (International Sort) It marks almost all the english words. I need english proofing. I already set ...
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Can't change language in Windows 8

I have some trouble with languages in my Windows 8.1. I can't tell when it happened (what could i do in this time), but right after installing os and maybe a few week after it was okay. But not now. ...
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How to Merge a Chinese-Only Doc and Its Translated English-Only Doc into A Chinese-English Bilingual Paragraph-by-Paragraph Doc

I translated a source document in Chinese into a target English document with a CAT (computer-aided translation) tool OmegaT. So, there are two documents, one is a Chinese document, and the other is ...
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Selecting text from unprotected text pdf issue

I am trying to copy some text from tables in an unprotected pdf. However, when I highlight the text (about size 10 font), it appears as though I am highlighting text with a huge font (size 50+). It is ...
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Extract Japanese text from PDF

I have a Japanese PDF from which I'm trying to extract the text but I'm banging my head off a wall after 3 hours of trying. If I try to copy & paste all I get is 􁁟􁀛􀾡􂛠 or some other gibberish. ...
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how to set windows 7 lock screen input language

it seems that welcome screen and lock screen are two different things and have separate input language settings. If I use control panel / keyboard and languages and copy settings to set it for the ...
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Outlook : default spell check language for different contacts

I am regularly conversing with people in several countries, about half of which speak English, and the other ones French. So for half the emails I compose, I need to manually switch the language for ...
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Make Language change specific to window/app not whole system (Windows 8.1)

I have Windows 8.1 Pro English. Sometime I need to use another languages (I did not install any language packs and my locale is English). So I have a few keyboards enabled. However in W7 when I switch ...
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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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Keyboard problems in Windows 7

How can I change the language of the keyboard in Windows 7, because somehow I changed, but I don't know how? Always when I wake up my computer from the sleep mode, the keyboard of the computer goes ...
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Multilingual spell check on Word 2011 on OS X (English and ancient Greek)

Using Word 2011 on OS X Mavericks, I frequently produce documents using both English and polytonic Greek (i.e. ancient Greek with accents and breathings, from before the spelling reforms of 1982). ...
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What can an effective workflow for changing input methods be on Mac OS X?

I switch between three languages input methods frequently, sometimes in the same typing session. The default shortcut on a Macintosh seems to be to set keyboard shortcuts for previous/next language (I ...
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How to change interface language in MS Office for Mac 2011

I have MS Office for Mac downloaded from http://de.msoffice13.com/mac (I found this link and product key in instructions) . Everything works ok but interface language is German. I have "Preferred ...
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Independent clause boundary disambiguation, and independent clause segmentation – any tools to do this? [closed]

(I have no knowledge in the field of NLP, so if the following question is inappropriate, I’ll delete it). I remember skimming the sentence segmentation section from the NLTK site a long time ago. I ...
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Is there a wiki (in English language) about administration of Synology DSM and OS internals [closed]

The only wikis about administration of Synology products I found are http://www.synology-wiki.de: I'd rather like to contribute in English in order to enlarge the audience ...
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OpSys Win8.1 and Office 2007 refuse to change from Dutch to English

I have a new Win 8.1 system, running on an ASUS R704A (64-bit) purchased in Netherlands, so base language is Dutch. I need English both for the operating system AND for MS-Office 2007 activities. I ...
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Is there a way to keep using English as system language on windows 8.1, but have it removed from the language bar?

I'm looking for an alternative to this question, but the Internet is full of "How to remove language bar" or "How to remove extra 'US'/languages from language bar". And nothing on how to keep the ...
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Changing to Spanish language on Windows Vista Business [duplicate]

My school is taking some donated laptops from the United States on a mission trip to Peru. These computers are all running Windows Vista Business in English. We need to switch these computers to use ...
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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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How to set display language for Outlook w/o adding this language as input one

I want my Outlook be displayed in French, but i don't want French to appear beween my input language to not make switching between languages more complex (i only started French, so will not use it as ...