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

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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 ...
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; key not working on alternate keyboard mappings with Windows 7

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 7. For several years I have been using Windows' built-in alternate input languages (i.e. the "language bar") which have different key mappings; for ...
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Office proofing: Remove a language from the earlier selected languages list

At several office applications one can select the language per word / selected text / whole document. To do so one clicks on review - language - set proofing language. A 'language' windows pops up, ...
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Two languages being used at once in Windows 10

I recently made a clean install of Windows 10. I chose English (United States) as my language, and Latin American as my keyboard input. I deleted the other input language (English US) from the list in ...
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Chinese characters encoded in GB18030 shown as garbled form on Windows 10

An acquaintance of mine installed a Chinese version of the game Dungeon and Fighter on his Windows 10 computer. The installation is successful, except the fact that the Chinese characters appeared in ...
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Is Windows Home and Windows Home Single Language is same edition?

I have a product key for windows 8.1 (Single language edition or not that i can't remember). I have currently windows 10 pro installed. I am planning to install windows 10 Home so i activate with ...
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Typing < and > characters with ANSI keyboard lacking the key these characters are located on

Many keyboard layouts in Europe are based on the ISO keyboard layout which looks like this. In my language the <, > are located on the key next to left shift like this: The problem is that ...
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Hiding the keyboard layout while keeping the language as default one

I have my display language set in English, with English (US), Japanese and Russian keyboard layouts. I could input English using Japanese layout, so I want to hide English (US) one. Is there any way ...
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Cannot show Chinese on any Google Service in Chrome

I got some weird thing when using Chrome. I can visit any site, with Chinese letters like Facebook, but the browser cannot show Chinese in Google service, aka YouTube, Google Photos, etc.. It just ...
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How to make all browsers on my Windows unable to display a certain language

I have windows desktop. I have Chrome (which I use the most often), Edge, Explorer, Firefox and so on. I tried deleting some fonts files but that didn't work. Maybe deleting fonts is not the ...
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Accidentally changed ALT behaviour

I've accidentally used some combination that made ALT + something shortcuts not working anymore (ALT + some letter does not make it with accent anymore). The behaviour of the right ALT which was ...
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How to permanently change default spelling language for Office 365 on Mac via Command Line

I am forced to use Office 365 at work. In OneNote or Word I can change the setting to English ad hoc but whenever I start typing again, it goes back to Spanish. The only way is to select active ...
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I have installed Croatian language pack in Linux Mint but I can not configure it in a LO spell checker

I have added my language in Settings --> Language. However, when I go in LibreOffice in Tools --> Options --> Language Settings --> WritingAid -- > Language I can not set Croatian. I don't see it in a ...
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Google Chrome has installed in Dutch language (using Windows 10) [duplicate]

Since the language is one that I don't understand, and the layout of the 'settings' seems different to the proposed answer- I cannot guess where to go next. I have changes the language in some ...
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How can I set up my computer to convert ae to æ, oe to œ and !? to ‽ on the fly?

I understand some languages do something like this where several words/letters are combined automatically as they are typed, eg Arabic. I also know you can create your own keyboard language layouts ...
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Recognize language in Microsoft Office

Can Microsoft Office recognize input language automatically? I'm thinking it in a way as it works e.g. in Google Translate: just give a piece of text for it and it gives back most probable language. ...
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How can I use Office 2010 in multiple languages on a terminal server

Until now, our customers have only needed 1 language for office. For a branch office, we now need office in a totally different language. They will also be working on the terminal server on which ...
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How to uninstall all .NET Framework 4.6.1 Language and Targeting Packs at once?

Somehow, I've managed to install countless language and targeting packs for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1. I assume it happened while installing Visual Studio 2015.1. Usually I take extra care ...
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How does KDE determine my language?

I use ArchLinux with KDE. When I the system settings, for example, it looks like this: As you see some part of it is in English, some part in German. From that I deduce two questions: Why are ...
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Windows 10 forces Visual Studio install in German

I have installed an English Version of Windows 10. Everything has been working great for quite a while, but recently, everything I install is installed in German (I do live in Germany). I want to ...
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Windows 10 keyboard layout changes erratically

My location is French Swiss, but I want my Windows 10 computer to work in English language and have configured it that way. I have configured: ENG English (United States) with Swiss French ...
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Why is UK English version larger than a general English version? [closed]

So I'm off to Win 10 experience (or is it Win X?) and I'm trying to download the right installation package. As the image below shows, I can go for English version, of size 3662 MB, or I could go ...
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About Keyboard Language support for Malayalam in Windows

For those don't know about Malayalam or Kerala ; Malayalam is the language spoken in Kerala, which is a state in India. My question is about Malayalam Keyboard layout in Windows 10. I am currently ...
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How to switch between Korean and English keyboard?

I am using Windows 10 and right now I have English and Korean keyboards installed and two switch between the two I use the hotkey: Win + Space The problem with this is that it switches to Hangul ...
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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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Set language for comments in Office 2013

I have Polish version of Word in Office 2013, though I'm working mostly with English language documents. So far, when I was opening any document with language set to English, it was used for spell ...
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New tabs unusable, stuck in translator

When I open a new tab in Chrome, the response is shown in another language There is a box superimposed over the result, the wording in this box is another language. There is a small box offset, with ...
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set a specific font formatting for a specific language in a single whole document

I am writing a document alternating two languages, which use different scripts, so I continuously alternate their respective keyboard layouts. I would like to assign a specific font formatting to each ...
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How to have 2 simultaneous spell-checker languages on Chrome?

Something that is routine to me is this: Right click > Spell-checker Options > Change language I usually change this 10~30 times a day. It's really annoying to have that underlined red text with ...
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Remove a language from the language bar in WIndows 10

In the language bar I have a "Dutch" language that I don't need and never use, hence I want to remove it. Here's a pictures of the language bar with the Dutch option: The first thing I've tried is ...
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Are the host's keyboard settings inherited by the machine you control with Remote Desktop?

I'm trying to comfortibly hack away on my windows 2008 VM but I find myself switching keyboard settings all the time (using ALT-SHIFT) because ES (Spanish) is the default and I just want English. ...
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Language Accessory Pack for Office 2016 fails to install on 64-bit Office

Although the official site states the following: "The language accessory pack files that are available for download in the table below, can be installed on either 32-bit or 64-bit versions of Office ...
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Barcode scanner works only with English layout

I bought a barcode scanner, but when I use any national keyboard layout (language) I get only letters instead of numbers. In English layout it is working normally (=I get numbers). Is there any way ...
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Custom language for Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator (MSKLC)

I'm trying to make a custom keyboard for my native language using Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator (MSKLC). My native language is Khasi (iso-369-2 kha, iso-369-3 kha) and it is an unsupported ...
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LibreOffice dictionary and spell checking in other languages? (without Java)

Using LibreOffice (latest version) on OS X, everything in English. However I frequently work with documents in other languages (e.g. German, Dutch, French) and I would like to have spell checking for ...
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Set default input language on Windows 10

I have english version on Windows 10 Home installed on my computer. I want to use finnish input method with english language but it forces english as my input language. I have tried to add finnish as ...
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Windows 10 Calculator showing in pseudo-local

I'm pretty new to windows 10, but my calculator app is showing in pseuedo-locale How to I turn this off and have it display in normal English ?
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Turn cortana on for Dutch desktop

I have Windows 10 home desktop and I will to use Cortana. The only problem is, my desktop is in Dutch and Cortana support only English. So can I turn on that on my desktop if I talk in English? I ...
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Change language of command in Excel

How can you change the language of the commands in Excel to English? Now the language of the commands are in Dutch (equal to the language of my pc). But can you change it into English? I use Windows ...
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Change interface language of Chrome to English

The interface language of my Windows 10 is English. Also of the browsers, except Chrome, which is in Hebrew that I cannot read. I want to change the interface language on Chrome to English too. What ...
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Windows 10 missing language after patching

After installing the latest patches, the language taskbar option is gone. Going into the language settings in the Control panel, there is a clock cycling instead of showing what languages are ...
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How to add a language dictionary to Word 2007?

I am running a UK version of Word 2007 (from Office 2007 Ultimate) on Windows 7. I would like to proofread my document in Italian. To do this I click Review | Proofing | Set language and choose ...
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Eng US keyboard removal didnt work

Following previous advise I installed English US, but cannot remove it, "remove" link is grey and cannot be used!!!! Had this laptop yesterday, 5th of September 2015, decided not to upgrade to ...
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Change names of translated standard paths like “Eigene Dateien” (Documents)

I just got a new work PC, which unfortunately was set up with a German copy of Windows 10. I already changed the keyboard and display language, but I noticed that the path names of the standard ...
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Office 2016 changed the UI language. How do I revert it back to English?

I have an Office 365 subscription, and now Office 2016 is out decided to upgrade. Following the advice in a Windows Insider Program email from earlier today, I decided to install immediately. ...
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Windows 8 - keyboard layout (input language) removes itself for unknown reason

Since a few weeks now, without any actions on my side, one of my three active input languages (keyboard layouts for German, English and Czech, in that order) somehow mysteriously removes itself ...
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Win 10. Different languages and keyboards using the same MS account

I have 3 products running Win 10 with the same MS account: Item 1: Laptop Dell E6410 running in the English UK language using the on-board keyboard QWERTZ Swiss French. Item 2: Laptop Dell E6420 ...
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Does it matter how many spaces exist in terminal commands?

For those of us humans trying to learn terminal languages and codes, does it matter how many spaces are or are not included in the commands and scripts of various languages? For instance, is there any ...
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Change debian language to english

How to change default interface language from french to english in all applications. Everything in this terminal must be in english:
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Weird Icons and characters all over my desktop

I have this really big problem. All the languages, fonts etc in my PC became weird icons and characters such as squares, dots, circles and more. Another thing, I think it also affect my other software ...