I wonder if it is possible to have Win+Space language changer act as Mac OS one.

In Mac OS it orders input languages by last used time, but in Windows 8 it just cycles between all of currently selected input languages without changing their order.


No, you cannot, but you can at least order the languages to your liking:

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That would require multiple keypresses to get back to the one you were using before. However you can use Windows++                 to cycle backwards. So if you order the languages so that the two you most often switch between are up top you can just use Windows+                 to switch once and Windows++                 to switch back.

You can also access the old hot key options by clicking "Advanced settings" in the sidebar of the Language settings:

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And then "Change language bar hot keys:

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Here you can at least set hot keys for switching to certain languages/layouts just like before (and get rid of that annoying Alt+ hot key):

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    That's bad, I really don't want to have 2 languages that can be used to input English at the same time. And switching to one takes you to cycle between 2 of them, switching to another makes you to do only one switch. It gets annoying really fast. – eiennohito Nov 8 '12 at 7:01
  • I'm afraid I don't really understand what you just tried telling me. – Joey Nov 8 '12 at 7:01
  • I'm trying to ask one more question right now that tells about underlying problem. It is a bit complicated. – eiennohito Nov 8 '12 at 7:03
  • See the latest edit, maybe that is of some help. – Joey Nov 8 '12 at 7:08
  • I knew about switching to certain layouts\input methods. This is an option, although you still need to get used to it. – eiennohito Nov 8 '12 at 7:12

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