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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 ...
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How can I remove a keyboard layout that isn't listed in the control panel?

Here's an interesting oddity: My work computer comes with a corporate disk image preloaded, and it is preconfigured with the German "QWERTZ" keyboard layout. Using the control panel, I added my ...
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How to quickly change language spell check in chrome

I often write messages in 2 languages and I would like to change language spell check quickly. Is there any shortcut for this? I can use right mouse click and than navigate to change language, but ...
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Turn off language alt+shift switching feature in Microsoft Word

MS Word keeps switching current writing language on keyboard layout change. I normally write documents in Czech using czech QWERTZ layout, but I also need to write some characters not present in this ...
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Display multiple language subtitles in WMP using an SMI file

I have an SMI file that contains subtitle translations for 9 languages. The original file is using UTF-8 encoding, so viewing the text file in Notepad displays fine. I have the SMI file and a WMV ...
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Are Windows 8 language packs translated completely?

Are Windows 8 language packs translated completely? Meaning when I install Windows 8 in english and install a german language pack (or any language pack), that when switch to german everything will be ...
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Error with language files and setxkbmap

OpenSuse 13.1 Cinnamon 2.0.4 & Cinnamon 2.0.14 (tested) After I changed the keyboard layout with setxkbmap cinnamon crashed and went into fallback mode. I tried to change the settings in ...
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Does Windows 8 use English during its first boot steps?

I live in China. I cannot read Chinese. I am thinking about buying a new laptop soon. What does each screen prompt from me (or for me) during the first boot? Is there a resource you can point me to ...
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Windows 8.1 primary language problems

I recently bought a computer with Windows 8.1 installed. It has both Hebrew and English and has English set as the system language. Problem is that some of the menus appear in Hebrew. This seems to ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 Change citation language

How do I change the default language for every citation in my Microsoft Word 2013 document? I have an English installation, with Dutch editing language enabled, and I wrote the document in Dutch. ...
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How Do I Set Document Language in Word for Mac?

You can change the default language, but Word for Mac doesn’t seem to have a document setting, and it brings English (US) in from other docs when you import text and infects the whole thing. Why no ...
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Default language of installations in Windows 7

I have windows 7 home in English, but some applications default language is still in other language, and some websites. For example when I type google.com the page is redirected towww.google.pl. How ...
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Change OS language for Windows 7 Professional

Is it possible to change the language of Windows 7 Professional by installing a language pack or somehow? As far as I have searched, it can be done for Ultimate or Enterprise by installing additional ...
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Setting default editor language in word 2007

I want to change my default editing language in word as English (India). It is not so possible to change the language setting in all users and all PCs manually. Manually we can change the default ...
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How to configure Chromium or Chrome with Incognito Mode as default

I would like to configure Chrome/Chromium with Incognito Mode as default. Could you tell me about it? * Reason: * I have Google account with Chrome, When I search keyword in English on internet with ...
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Polish fonts aren't working in console Fedora 20

I've got a problem with polish characters like źżćó in console on my Fedora 20 (kernel 3.13.3-201). Using LXTerminal or putty (via SSH) is everything ok. When I set: setfont latarcyrheb-sun16 , it's ...
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how to display right-to-left languages (Arabic, Persian, Urdu) in conky?

I don't mean alignment of the text within conky. If I enter the text in conky, the letters are displayed in the wrong order. If you look at the text and you look at the output, the order is all wrong. ...
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Virtual Machine Implementation similar to the JVM [closed]

I'd just like some information about how best to implement a virtual machine. I'd just like to know a couple of things: Is a VM more like a Virtual Computer or a Virtual Processor? What are some ...
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MS Office using wrong language dictionary

Just did a new install with Windows 8.1 64 bit. Installed Office Professional Plus 2010. When I use PPT or Outlook, (maybe others as well), I notice that a lot of words are indicated as mis-spelled ...
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Is it possible to set a default input language in Office 2007 and later for Spell Checking that is different from the Windows's input language?

This is what I want: I have a German keyboard layout (physical and well as set up as such in Windows), am mostly writing English in Office applications like Word and OneNote, and would like to set ...
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How can I fully uninstall the Sogou Chinese IME from Windows?

Sogou is a Chinese Input Method Editor that's very popular in Mainland China. There's a Wikipedia page about it. And here's its official homepage (Chinese only). I was persuaded to install it by ...
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How to customize the list of spell checkers in Opera 12.x

How to customize the list of spell checkers in Opera 12.x without having to set these languages as preferred languages sent to the servers in the HTTP request header(s)?
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Print Properties from Adobe Reader appear in Chinese

The title says it all... Watch the video: http://youtu.be/TSZGG31C8j8 How can I change it to english? Here is what I am printing to.
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How to change character set of text in Excel 2013

I have the following issue with Excel 2013, which is still surprisingly lacking proper multilanguage support despite it being, you know, XXI century. I have a text in Excel 2013 which is displayed as ...
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Change default spelling language in Opentext's FirstClass client

In FirstClass, I always type my messages using Canadian English spelling. The client is defaulted to en-US though, and never seems to save my preference in language. I checked the program's ...
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Should I use Python or C for a language interpreter? [closed]

I'm planning on writing a language interpreter for a custom language of mine. The language will work similarly to PHP in that it will be run off of a web server and the code will be executed in the ...
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Where does Windows 7 store input languages that it switches between

Well, I'm having exactly the same problem as described here Windows adding additional keyboard languages by itself except in my case it's Russian and Japanese, and I'm using Japanese keyboard to write ...
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How to create different translation version for 1 word document?

I have an usage manual and I have translated I have to translate them into different languages. At first, Normally this is what I supposed to do; I should create a new page or new file for each ...
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Changing installed language on Windows 8.1 from German to English

Windows 8.1 is installed on a non-English system and the language is not my native language. I do hope it's ok to ask this on stackoverflow because it's not a programming question but an installation ...
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Do you know any Spanish-English IT Dictionary? [closed]

fellas. Don't know is this question belongs here, but anyway. I'm in the need of a Spanish-English IT Dictionary that you can access or download from the Internet for free. My studentes are going to ...
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Adding a file type association to Notepad++ not working (Yes I checked the other answers)

How my situation is different from the solutions presented in this thread (Assigning custom extensions to a language's syntax highlighting in Notepad++) is that I would like to add .css.liquid and ...
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Convert Word 2010 document labels from German to English?

A German colleague of mine sent me a Word document to edit in Word 2010. When I try to label a figure, the label options I'm presented are: Abbildung Formel Tabelle How do I tell Word to present ...
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Why IE browser preference language doesn't work

All, I changed my web browser language to Russian by following this post expect the web page display with Russian language. But it doesn't work. I don't know if I miss something. If anyone know ...
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Windows Update Center refuses to change its language (Win7 x64)

I'm installing Windows 7 x64 Enterprise Russian on a laptop and then downloading English language pack and changing system language to English. So far it went without a hitch on 2 PC's and 2 laptops, ...
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Install English TeamViewer 9 on Chinese Windows

I need to install English language TeamViewer on a computer in China running Chinese Windows XP. I don't own the computer so can't change the OS. It's in a hotel with a computer but without Wi-Fi. ...
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Is there a way to change my ASCII language in Windows 8? [duplicate]

If I'm not mistaken, there are symbols in ASCII those differ depending on language. For example, on my computer the default language for Windows 7 is Russian. So, I can save text files like ...
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Setting the language of a Powerpoint presentation

Is there any way of setting the language of a Powerpoint presentation to be different from the system language? I found ways for changing the language of currently existing placeholders (and also VBA ...
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I have done all the suggestions given to translate a wrong language in Chrome pages-does not work-what to do?

I have done all of these suggestions--over and over--some web pages and some Chrome extentions continue to display in Chinese, not English. When I click the translate bar the "English" translation is ...
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What does ISO (as in the disk image format) stand for? [duplicate]

Just a question for curiosity's sake; what do the letters ISO stand for? I know that ISO files follow ISO-9660, the ISO in which stands for International Standards Organisation, but a lot of file ...
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How do I tell MS Excel to use the non-standard decimal separator in graphs and charts?

MS Excel 2010, using US English as default language. I have a document that needs to use the interpunct (·) as the decimal separator. I can go to File -> Options -> Advanced -> Decimal separator and ...
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Autodetect spell-checker language in Chrome using custom rules? [duplicate]

In the Chrome web-browser (current version: 32.0.1700.41 m Aura), how can I have Chrome AUTOMATICALLY detect the spell checker language for input fields, using sets of custom rules, for example: ...
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thunderbird: set default dictionary

In addition to the default english dictionary (myspell-en-us), I have installed german dictionary. Now it seems german is set to default. Every time I compose a message, german is selected as ...
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Powerpoint language does not follow slide master

I have a Slide Master with a textbox for the title and another textbox below. Both of the textboxes are set to use English (U.S.). Whenever I create a new slide based on that master, the language of ...
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How to type an exclamation point/mark from the Cyrillic Mongolian keyboard in Windows 7?

I'm travelling around Asia and am currently in Ulaanbaatar. Since I'm a language enthusiast as well as a computer enthusiast I'm learning how to type in the Mongolian language, which in Mongolia uses ...
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How to disable proofing for particular language in Word 2010?

It is very annoying to see all the green underlines while the sentence is actually correct. Proof checking for English works pretty good, but not other languages, especially Chinese (Chinese is a ...
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How to make the language bar work correctly?

I am facing a very strange behavior: my Windows 7's base language (the language my installation DVD is) is Romanian. So, my copy of Windows 7 has its UI in Romanian by default. Two days ago, I ...
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How to insert non-English reference numbers in Office 2010?

I am using Word 2010 (Professional Plus) on a Win 7 machine. I am typing a document in Tibetan, and I would like for the reference numbers (footnote and endnote numbers) to also be in Tibetan, but ...
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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, ...