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

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Disable input language switching shortcut

I'm not sure what the issue is on my Windows computer but I can't seem to determine what triggers the input language switcher that I seem to accidentally press too often. I have three inputs set up: ...
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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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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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OSX Yosemite: Can't login to MacBook Air, FileVault is on

I can't get into my Mac (10.10.5 Yosemite). The problem is that I know the password but I simply can't type it in. Yesterday I bought this laptop, I'm Lithuanian so I decided to make the default ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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How to change the default language for all slides in a PowerPoint presentation?

I tried the trick explained in a related discussion, but could not change the proofing language for all texts in all slides of a PowerPoint 2007 presentation. Could this be a feature of PowerPoint ...
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Windows Media Center spontaneously changing the language of program descriptions

I have found a rather bizarre issue in Windows Media Center (WMC). I use WMC to record and watch movies (using my TV tuner card), and currently I have a few hundred movies stored on one of my hard ...
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Man and LANG issue

My LANG=ru_RU.cp1251 so if man page was translated I get garbage in output. Problem lies out of 'cp1251' because /usr/share/man/ru store man pages in different encoding: ...
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Microsoft Office Localization

I have installed a language pack for Microsoft Office 2010 in order to be able to spell check another language. Now the Event Log messages for Microsoft Office are appearing in that language. The ...
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How to set the language in Gnome3?

I have set up Gnome3 on my FreeBSD 8.2 box. Everything is fine, but one small problem: I can't find a way to set a locale. In (System settings - Region and Language - Language) shown only "Unspecified ...
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how do I change the default font for different languages in Safari on a Mac?

how do I change the default font for different languages in Safari on a Mac? Unlike Firefox, where you can specify the default sans-serif, serif, and monospace fonts for each language, in Safari you ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How, in Windows 10, do I have two keyboards each of which automatically uses a separate input language?

I have to write code on a daily basis, and I prefer to do so with the standard American keyboard layout which I have used my entire life. At the same time, I find myself needing to type in German ...
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How to prevent programs from adding keyboard layout in Windows 8.1?

My keyboard layouts are FR(France azerty) and AR(Morocco). My laptop keyboard is azerty so that's why I use French keyboard and the keymap is French because I'm North African. The problem is that ...
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Windows 10 - language, keyboard, display, units - confussion

I used to master this in windows 8.1 and i believe nothing has changed that much, i just messed up at setup and now I'm completely lost. So, what do i want: windows to be entirely in English. Start ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Chinese simplified keyboard stops working randomly

I use the ctrl+space hotkey to switch between english/chinese when writing documents. The chinese keyboard stops working randomly, however. I can see CH selected in the language bar, but typing in ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Database for Quotes needed: Tags, multi-language support?

Dear superuser userbase! Almost every website now supports tags. I want to harness the power of tags for a private database, can you help? Ideal: A database of quotes (columns: English | German | ...
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Change date language (months, week days) without changing system locale in Windows 7

I have Russian system locale in my Windows 7 (set in CP, Region and Language, Formats, Russian). I'd like to keep it since some Russian programs I need don't work correctly under English locale. But ...
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Command line showing only question marks at non-English computer

I have a Windows computer that's using a non-English language. I installed Java to make a keystore to my server. But when I execute it, it only shows '??????' For example C:\Java\bin\keytool> ...
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Mac “c” key not working

My Mac is suffering from a keyboard key mapping problem. I don't know what system update or application update that changed just one key mapping: the "c" key Now whenever I press the "c" key under ...