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Get Cortana to work in English (UK) for Windows 10

I upgraded to Windows 10, and Cortana doesn’t seem to be available based on the Start Menu: Cortana isn’t supported in the region and language you’ve selected. but when I click the link, it ...
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Windows 10 modern-ui apps wrong language

I've installed Windows 10 official release (not the preview) from Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 and I've some problems with the language. My OS is in French but all my modern-ui apps (weather, store, ...
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Daemon Tools: English option suddenly disappeared

I went to mount an ISO using Daemon tools and found suddenly all the options were in Cyrillic characters in the Windows Explorer menu. I opened it up and the same was true of the main menu. I ...
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How to translate chat text in real-time?

Let's say you want to chat with a Russian who doesn't know English, but you don't want to copy and paste text into a translator for every message. How do you translate the English text as you type, ...
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Can I set a different preferred language per site?

Is there a way to change the preferred language in the browser (Firefox and/or Chrome) based on the visited site? Most of the time I want websites to be displayed in English, but when I visit a ...
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Change language in Windows 7. Nothing on the screen except cursor

I ended up buying a computer that came preloaded with Windows 7 Pro 64-bit French version. Since it's not an Enterprise/Ultimate edition - I don't have the option to install/uninstall languages for ...
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Persisting input language when switching tabs on chrome

Is there any way to have either windows or chrome remember and switch the current input language whenever I switch tabs? e.g. open a tab on Facebook, switch to French input, open another tab on ...
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Can I have fast indication on text input field to show on which language i'm currently typing?

On my daily work with Windows 8, I use language input switching very often (using Alt+Shift) and every now and then when I type in language A I forget I switched to B on the previous application. ...
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Add a language to spellcheck in Lync

I'm working with Lync and I quite often write message in French & English. My messages are spell-checked well in French but I can't do the same for English. Is there a way to add a language for ...
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Change Arabic document to English?

I am using Word 97-2003 (I think) and I want to edit a document, but it is set to Arabic even though I type in English. The cursor keep going to the right side of the page. How do I get it to the ...
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Windows 8.1 (Windows Server 2012 R2) to English language

I'm live in non-English country, but for years I'm using English OS and software. And for years I have little problem that feels really annoying to me. I'm talking about language detection on ...
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Translating document to multiple languages?

My question is what's the common approach when it comes to having the same document in multiple languages to keep integrity between versions and changes, as well as format. I have to translate it ...
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How to globally change the language in PowerPoint Slide Masters

There are a lot of answers about how to change the language by going into the outline view, marking everything and changing the language. But that's no use if the languages in the Master Slides have ...
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Change language windows 8.1 single china language [duplicate]

I follow and realize change language my tablet (cube Iwork 11) step by step in accordance with way How to install a new "display language" onto Windows 8.1 Single Language? But after reboot ...
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How to edit XP CD/ISO to change system and install process language

Let's say we had our (for example) italian CD of WinXP, but now we can't find it, it's likely lost... Now, a friend could lend us his XP CD (same channel, let's say "Home Edition" as an example), but ...
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How can I auto-select the spellcheck language in Firefox?

Firefox spell-checker is puzzling me. I'd like to auto-select the language, but searching google I've only found this relevant link which suggests this old unmantained addon which just doesn't work ...
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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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Portuguese spellchecker in Word with windows 8.1

Using Windows 8.1, is there a way to correct a problem with the spellchecker in with a particular word in a particular language. There is a word I commonly type incorrectly in Portuguese becuase the ...
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Alternative to VBA in a banking environment [closed]

I work in daughter company of a bank where our "in house developed IT system" is being written in VBA - years ago, the bank simply imposed restrictions on us regarding what language we can or cannot ...
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What classification is Unicode in?

What type of code language is Unicode considered? It's not a programming language, and it seems much closer to HTML, so it may be markup, I think, but still... There are some important differences ...
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How not to get Swedish on an English web site, computer etc.?

When I opened Chrome and typed in http://azure.microsoft.com, I got immediately bumped to http://azure.microsoft.com/sv-se/. The page is in Swedish and, while I do speak the language, two things annoy ...
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How to switch between input languages using non-standard shortcut on Windows?

How can I configure Windows to use keys on the right side of the keyboard to switch input languages? I'd prefer to use right Alt + Shift, or even better, both left and right pairs of Alt + Shift. I ...
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Windows 8.1 - can I have a UK English Keyboard layout with a usable ` key?

On Windows 8.1 it seems as though I can't have the keyboard layout I want - I am based in the UK and if I set my language to UK English it seems to think that means I want a US keyboard layout with ...
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how to get Windows event logs in English though the default language is Spanish?

I want to analyze the windows event logs that is been getting generated from windows machines. The default language for windows is Spanish so it is generating the logs in Spanish but the tool which ...
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Language changes when pressing Shift+Space (Windows 7 Ultimate K) [duplicate]

I have recently bought a Windows 7 Ultimate K, and changed it's language pack and such to English. I have two languages (Korean and English) I use on my computer and whenever I press SHIFT+SPACE it ...
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Multiple languages mail merge word

I'm having some trouble with Microsoft Word's mail merge feature. Every day, we send an e-mail to a bunch of people across the world. I have an around 600 rows Excel file generated daily and I send an ...
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How to translate months automatically from a language to another?

I'd like to translate a billing report from Portuguese(Brazil) to English. It is accurate by months and it is an automated sheet. A contract may start on January, but it's commonly started in the ...
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Russian characters instead of English characters?

So i downloaded these files from Bulgaria. They are the english version of the demo files for a programming tutorial. I noticed that when i try to rename the folders, each keystroke results in ...
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Non-Latin numbered lists (MS Word)

(Sorry if duplicate) When creating a numbered list in MS Word 2013, I can choose the list style, e.g., 1. First item 2. Second item 3. Third item or a) First item b) Second item c) Third item ...
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Terminal error messages are not in English [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on my machine. Currently terminal error messages are not in English (actually they are in Russian). For example, $ mmmm mmmm: команда не найдена I want to see $ ...
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Word 2013 - Default fonts for multiple languages?

When working with multiple (more than two) languages in the same document, how can one set a separate default font for each one? This is required in my case since the languages have unique scripts. ...
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Different welcome screen language to system users?

Found various articles which can be used to update the system users and login screen via the GUI, such as How to change default login/lock screen of Windows 8? but what i need to do is slightly ...
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How do I set the session language in MATE on Debian?

I'm using the default install from the Debian-8-MATE live DVD. In lightdm there is a selection for the language, but my user session never changes the language (system language should stay as it is). ...
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What is a reliable Sinhala font that is larger than Iskoola Pota?

I am using the standard Microsoft font for Sinhala, Iskoola Pota, when writing in a mixture of Sinhala and English. However, compared to the English text in Arial font, the Sinhala is tiny. I am ...
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Thunderbird: aggressively filtering non-latin emails (especially Chinese and Arabic languages)

What's the best way to filter Chinese and Arabic language emails? The following defines an example for Russian: https://support.mozilla.org/de/questions/1009226 I can see how it works, since ...
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How to fix my locale to display Unicode correctly in irssi?

I've just arrived in my new lab and japan and the server I can use has only Japanese locales. A call to locale -a returns C POSIX ja_JP ja_JP.eucjp ja_JP.ujis ja_JP.utf8 japanese japanese.euc So I ...
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Removed language package and Windows 8.1 doesn't start again

I was trying to change my windows display language. I used the instructions in this link How to install a new "display language" onto Windows 8.1 Single Language? Now my computer doesn't ...
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chrome spellcheck and different language for selected sites

I was wondering if there is some way to make Chrome browser use different spellchecker dictionary for selected sites. I mostly write in Polish but on some sites I prefer to use English dictionary, so ...
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How to set different languages for locale format and Windows 7 programs?

I have Windows 7 SP1 x64 in English. Under Region and Language I've set my locale Format to Spanish (Argentina) because I want to see dates and time in my country's format. I don't like the programs ...
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Changing language of functions in Excel 2011 for Mac

I use Office 2011 for mac, with Norwegian language. I don't mind menus and such being Norwegian, but for some reason, the names of functions have been translated from English to Norwegian, and that is ...
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Windows 8 system language persistently wrong

I just did a fresh install of Windows 8. I set my language to English, but with Norwegian keyboard layout, time format, etc... Every setting I have found that is related to language and region seem ...
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how to fix a spreadsheet language?

I am building a spreadsheet and I would like to ensure that all the content is in English, even when the spreadsheet is shared with users having another language set in Office. An example when it is ...
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Installing new Text-To-Speech languages on Windows 7 32bit Home Premium

I've been hoping to install a Spanish Text-To-Speech voice for use with a vb.Net program I'm creating. I've downloaded MSSpeech_TTS_es-ES_Helenafrom ...
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What is the language set of Adobe Creative Cloud?

Adobe is releasing so many "sub version" of the same software version. like Adobe Audition (LS20) and Illustrator (LS6) and (LS16) ... and so one. after some searching I figured out this is the ...
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How to start Windows 8.1 in NON-IME mode

I have English version of Windows 8.1 installed with Google Pinyin IME. I don't like the Win+Space key to toggle between different languages. So I left Chinese language only and Google Pinyin as input ...
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How do I change the language for 3rd party applications in Windows?

How do I change the default language for 3rd party application in Windows like Dropbox and Intel's Iris graphics control panel? I live in Denmark, so my location is naturally set to Denmark. I do ...
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Changing font of bilingual (Chinese & English) text in Excel

I have a large Excel file containing both English and Chinese text. I would like to change the font of the English text but whenever I do so, the Chinese text switches to another Chinese font, which ...
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Global userDefineLang.xml for notepad++

Notepad++ will automatically grab all user defined languages defined within userDefineLang.xml. No importing is involved. This file must be located within directory ...
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Windows 7 adds input language randomly

I have two input languages, both are custom keyboard layouts (symbols such as « » € © – — assigned to Ctrl + 2, Ctrl + 3 ... Ctrl + 7). None of them is French. But somehow from time to time the French ...
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How can I backup the list of languages I have set and ordered in Firefox?

Background While I was testing an error in a web service I was using, I noticed that it did not work in a single language when no others were specified as 'backups' or 'fallbacks'. Before going to ...