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

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How to remove redundant point from language switching?

I have 2 languages in my OS and I have 3 points when I click on language in tray: Sometimes when I switch language(ctrl+shift) I switch between rus(rus) and rus(us) and sometimes between rus(us) ...
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What application (.exe) is responsible for the input indicator in Windows 10?

my input indicator is gone in Windows 10 for an unknown reason, Please consider reading these facts before answering: I don't want to use CTFMON.EXE as it is not the same one, and this does not ...
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How to type “त” (from Hindi) in English alphabet?

I know there is no such syllable as "त" in English, but still is there any way we can write it with English alphabet, using any accent or anything? Like it's done for Spanish or Italian I guess? Also ...
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Some applications displaying squares instead of ideographs

I have a Windows 7 x64. I noticed, that in some applications I have squares instead of Asian languages characters. E.g. in MS Word, in Chrome, in Skype ideographs look fine. I also installed Japanese ...
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Strange mv -vf output under en_US.UTF-8

My mv -vf output is very strange: cd /tmp touch xx yy $ mv -vf xx yy â -> â $ env | grep ^LANG LANG=en_US.UTF-8 The correct output should be: $ mv -vf xx yy 'xx' -> 'yy' This is from, ...
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Is there an English Office Language Interface Pack?

Located in France, I have only access to a French version of Excel and would like to change it to English for programming purposes. I want to use this model, based partly on Excel VBA code. Currently ...
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There is no button for changing display language in Windows Vista

I have an really old Windows Vista Computer (Toshiba, Windows Vista Home Premium, 32-Bit (x86)) and I want to change the display language; I've followed the steps from the Microsoft website: Go to ...
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windows 8 keyboard input method not working

I am using windows 8 and suddenly the primary language of my keyboard(Turkish) disappeared from the language bar. The language preferences window still shows it but instead English keyboard is in ...
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How to change the language of Windows Automatic Repair interface?

I have changed my windows language from Greek to English, but the Automatic Repair language is still Greek, and I want to change it to English. (image not mine) Yeah, this is the screen in ...
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How can I delete everything else from my txt except hungarian texts?

I have a localisation file from a game, and unfortunately, this file conain all localized language, but I only need is, the hungaryan texts from them. I would like to make a video series from this ...
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Proofing tools settings are not saved, keeps EN as default regardless of specified settings in Language Preferences

I have Office 2016 Home & Business installed on Windows 10 (upgraded from Windows 7). After I installed Latvian language accessory pack for Office 2016, I set display and help language to English, ...
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Change Spelling Language on Google Chrome

I use Google Chrome to write in UK English, most of the time. However, occasionally I need to write in US English. How do I change spelling language in Google Chrome? Most advice on the Internet says ...
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Windows 8.1 speech recognition in different languages

A similar question has already been asked, but for Windows 7, and it was a while ago. I wanted to dictate in French and Slovene, as well as in English. Is it true that I can't switch the language to ...
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Can't install language packs on office 2016 online

I downloaded setuplanguagepack.x64.fa-ir and it runs but needs internet connection. I don't have internet connection. How to install just spelling for Persian or other languages offline on Microsoft ...
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windows 7 how to use alt keys with regional language

I have changed my Regional Language from English to Tamil. We could access File menu by pressing Alt + F in English. Now How could we access menu items by keyboard with changed regional language. For ...
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Can't change language using Alt+Shift (but only when my language is set to Russian)

I have two languages on my Windows 8.1 computer: English and Russian. When I use Alt+Shift while the language is set to English, everything is working as it's supposed to; however, using this ...
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Keyboard language not setting correctly at startup in Windows 10

I have a clean install of Windows 10 English and configured it to have English UI language but with Portuguese as default input method. The problem is that at startup, after login, the keyboard ...
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Genko Page layout Microsoft Word 2010 and 2013

One of teacher in my school wants Genko page layout which is basically page layout for japanese. I check on internet i should be seeing something like this: This is my add-in snapshot. I am ...
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How to set language for error message in IE F12 developer tools?

I use IE in Czech. Sometimes (like today) the Czech error message doesn't allow to reconstruct the Google-friendly English version, so I would prefer to use the developer tools in English. I didn't ...
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German on my computer

Back a few months ago, my PC went from English to German. At first it didn't bother me because I kind of understood. But, sometimes I'm trying to view a video, and I get the message that it can't be ...
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Switching languages

I'm a translator, I type in Russian and frequently check online dictionaries. I just got a laptop with Windows 10 and encountered an unfamiliar problem. When I switch between Word (really old version) ...
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Windows 10 adds languages by itself

I have 2 language layouts selected: ENG(US) and SLK(QWERTY) in Control Panel\Clock, Language and Region\Language Sometimes, ENG and ENG(US) get added. I have no Idea how to stop it and it's VERY ...
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How can I switch the language in which websites are displayed in Chrome browser?

I would like all websites that I visit in my Chrome browser to be displayed in English. This example of Sunrise Calendar in the Chrome Webstore, for instance, is being displayed in German. How can ...
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Windows 10 input language stuck

I have one employee that has a problem switching her keyboard langage in Windows 10. The input language was set to 'Canadian Multilingual...' but for some reason, the keyboard layout changed to ...
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Language change in FB [duplicate]

Kindly help me with Software Windows 8.1.; my account has been recently hijacked by some guys; they change my language german/english to hungarian in Facebok; the problem -I cannot change the ...
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How to make Google Maps display place names in English

Google Maps displays some place names in the local language - particularly islands, so although the country name Italy is displayed in English for me, I get the island names Sardegna and Sicilia which ...
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Filter Proofing Language list in Office 2013/2016

To change proofing language for a piece of text in Office, one can select Review->Language->Set proofing language. But this box has a huge list, like 150 items, when I have only 3 proofing packs ...
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How to change Windows 10 installation language

I recently download Windows 10 32 bit Now when I run the setup, then the setup language is different. How to change language in English This language is shown, how do I change it to English?
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Different language for user interface and keyboard on Windows 10

On Windows 7 I used to have the display language in English and my native language as keyboard layout. This was very easy to configure, as user interface language and keyboard layout were completely ...
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What is the “language” of a .bat batch file on windows?

When windows is running one of these programs what is the actual language being used? I am guessing C++ sorry if this is in the wrong area this is my first question :D
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Can't type russian in MS-EDIT (Win XP)

Using Windows XP SP3. Want to type russian in MS-EDIT text editor. Language packs installed in control panel. Even East Asian ones. Input Language, Keyboard added:- Russian. Got the language bar in ...
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Can't switch default language on Opera

I installed Opera in English (United Kingdom), but I noticed English (Canada) was available in opera://settings so I decided to switch to so. The changes required a browser restart, so I clicked the ...
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Change spell check language in the Windows 10 mail app for whole email

I have an issue with Windows 10 Mail app, with changing the language for spell check. My system is set up in German, so this is the default setting when writing mails. But every now and then, I have ...
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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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Language Package not installing

I am getting a failed message when trying to download the dutch language package. I am going through the control panel > Clock,language and Region > Language. The windows update log is showing the ...
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National number format in excel

I have MS Windows 7 and MS Excel 2013. I usually edit English documents but I occasionally need to edit and print documents in different languages (German, Russian, Czech). Excel gets decimal symbol ...
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How to switch quickly between corrector languages in LibreOffice?

If a document has already multiple languages setting, these might appear in the taskbar language selection list or the right-click menu 'Set language...'. But when that setting for multiple languages ...
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LibreOffice custom list of languages (for document, selection, paragraph)

(This was also posted on the ask.libreoffice site, which is not a stackexchange site, so don't hurry closing or down-voting for that reason. But if you do, for whatever reason, please mention that ...
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LibreOffice auto-correction: lowercase i is corrected to uppercase (I) in other languages

I have to cross-post here a question already posted on ask.libreoffice.org because I don't have an answer to a small but nasty problem (I'll delete one of these questions when I get a satisfying ...
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The translation of a user-shell-folder is lost

In a Dutch installation of Windows-10 I had originally correct Dutch names for the user-shell folders like 'Documents' and 'Pictures', ie. in Dutch 'Documenten' and 'Afbeeldingen'. Unfortunately I ...
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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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Word for mac: How to change the default language of the spelling check

I am using canadian french input in word, though I want the word default spelling check to be English, instead of French. So I found this procedure in word help. However, it is not helpful. Even ...
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Language change with update and can't change back?

HP touchpad running windows 8, purchased in Hungary. Two updates ago it changed my computer language to Hungarian. I followed all the steps to change it back to English and nothing worked. The only ...
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Is there a way to change the keyboard settings of a certain language?

In the Hebrew keyboard configuration, if you want to have the "n" letter (nun) on the screen, you have to press a key near the space key, which on the English keyboard is the letter "b". Can I ...
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Switching Language Input on Windows 8

So I looked up how to change the language using 'Left Alt+Shift', but when I do it stays English and doesn't switch until I click the language change tab in the computer taskbar, so it gets really ...
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Adobe Document Language Setting Does Not Hold

I have Adobe Acrobat X Pro. I am trying to straighten up some language settings on PDFs for accessibility purposes. I go into Adobe Acrobat, go into the document properties, change the document ...
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A language pack isn't available in Windows 10 Pro 64bit

In Windows 10 I use a english version with Swedish input method. It works fine. But I can't for some reason add a language pack for the display language in Swedish in: Control Panel\Clock, Language, ...
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Multilingual User Interface, french language pack for windows english xp professional sp3

I have downloaded and activated my MSDN version of windowx xp sp3 32bit professional in english. I would like to have as many menus in french as possible, without re-installing the OS. I saw this ...
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What happened to the “play to” functionality in Windows 10?

Before I upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1, I could stream videos or images to my smart tv using the play to functionality by simply triggering the context menu with a right click on the ...
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Windows 10: only 1 keyboard language but keyboard layout keeps changing

How is it possible I have only one keyboard layuout but Windows 10 keeps changing my layout to US? I am not sure when it happens exactly but it does few times a day and makes me crazy. I have ...