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Telegram message search issue with East Asian languages

It is a known issue that Telegram message search does not work correctly with East Asian languages (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) or any language that does not use spaces to separate words (see here, ...
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Windows individual language shortcuts do not reliably work

Update: The problem is rather different than it seemed when this problem was first posed. The particular languages which work seem to depend on the mood of my computer with no particular rhyme or ...
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How to write words with pinyin/tones on a laptop that is a Windows 7? [duplicate]

For quite some time now I have been wondering how to write words with pinyin/tones on a Windows 7 but haven't been able to do so. Can you please help me?
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(Win7 Pro) Can't Copy Chinese Characters

Recently installed Win7 Pro & I'm trying to copy Chinese characters from a PDF to notepad. I am able to do this on 2 other laptops both running Win7 Pro. I've tried adding the keyboard, changing ...
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Windows 10 : remove keyboard layout for chinese

I have an annoying issue, quite similar to [this one] The difference here is that I have a language entry for chinese when I want to swich between keyboard layout (french, english, and this bloody ...
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Applescript - Customize text-to-speech pronunciation of Chinese characters

I would like to change the default pronunciation of certain Chinese characters and phrases using Applescript. This would be an improvisation of the suggestion given by @JRobert over here. The basic ...
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macOS Chrome: Cannot switch tabs by CMD + Shift + } when Chinese Input method is enabled

Cannot switch tabs by CMD + Shift + } or { when Chinese Input method is enabled. I remember it was OK on macOS 10.11.
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Spaces between equations and Chinese characters in Microsoft Word

I am using Microsoft Word 2007. If I insert an equation by pressing Alt+= key inside some Chinese document, there will be no space between the equation and Chinese characters. This looks too crowded(...
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BM Generator for Simplified Chinese

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this (maybe language exchange is worth a shot too?) but I figured I'd give it a go in case somebody knows. I'm using Bitmap font generator to generate a ...
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How to enter Chinese character U+6C41 with Windows input?

Character U+6C41 looks like or and spelled as zhī. But when I am entering zhi in Windows, then nothing similar appears: Can I hint Windows somehow about tone or something? UPDATE The question is ...
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How can I “reset” or “restart” the Windows 10 Simplified Chinese IME when the 英/中 stops responding?

In Windows 10's Chinese IMEs there is a clickable icon in the lower right of the screen between the touch keyboard icon and the keyboard layout icon that displays 英 when you're in English input mode ...
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Windows 10 Chinese (Traditional) language option differences?

When I try to add Traditional Chinese language to Windows 10, I have 3 choices: Hong Kong SAR Macau Taiwan What are the differences with these options? How do I choose one over the other?
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How to make emacs display both GBK and BIG5 encoding Chinese text correctly?

I am using Emacs 25.1 on x64 Windows 10, I want display Chinese plain text files encoded in BIG5 and GBK encoding as well as UTF, however I found characters in the BIG5 encoding files displayed as ...
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Wrong characters when installing 海通大智慧

I installed 海通大智慧 on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate (English version). However, the characters are clearly wrong (it is supposed to be in Chinese, but the characters mix up Chinese and Korean characters. ...
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How to decode this seemingly GBK-encoded string?

I have a .eml email file containing a MS-Word attachment: ------=_Part_239376_662463351.1415605722579 Content-Type: application/msword; name="=?GBK?B?1cK5scf4s8e53L7WudjT2s34wufT38fp0MXPoteo?= =?...
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Language bar missing on Windows 10

I have Windows 10 & I am the only user. It's a Surface Pro 3 if that helps. One day out of the blue, my language bar disappeared. I've tried pretty much everything short of formatting my PC. I'...
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Change Trade Manager software language

I have installed Alibaba Trade Manager software. Unfortunately it in Chinese language. How to make its interface English? This is its settings window:
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How to get CJK Unicode characters from a PDF that uses supplementary private use characters?

I have several PDF documents (such as this one) that appear to be written using standard Chinese ideograms, but when I extract the text, it turns out that it's encoded using characters from the ...
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Using Chinese Characters In Firefox On RHEL 6.5

Firefox 38.2.1 RHEL 6.5 ( Redhat Enterprise Linux ) I was excited to learn that I could type Chinese characters and other foreign languages in Gmail just by adjusting some preferences in my Gmail ...
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How can I get rid of the annoying language indicator in Windows 8+

If you are using an IME to type in Windows 8+, you might have seen this: Before Windows 8, Windows won't show this 英/中 box to indicate which language you are typing in. Instead, old ...
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Are there hotkeys to cycle left and right through the list of candidates in the Windows 7 Pinyin Chinese IME?

I'm using the standard Simplified Chinese Pinyin IME (Input Method Editor) on Windows 7.1 You type in Pinyin (standard Romanization of Chinese) and a small window shows you a selection of candidate ...
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UTF-8 File is not showing Chinese characters in Excel

I am creating a CSV file with UTF-8 encoding. It displays the Chinese characters properly if I open it using Notepad++. It displays the Chinese characters properly if I open it using Notepad. But, ...
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What is this mix of Chinese/Arabic/Korean/Japanese user owning a process listening on port 139?

While using an open port checking tool (Technicians toolbox v1.1.0) I found a strange user name listening on port 139 hiding in PID 4 with a mix of Chinese and other Unicode characters as the user ...
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Why is Robocopy frequently crashing on Windows 8 systems?

Since years we are using Robocopy to replicate files between Servers around the world. Now we have Windows 8 64 BIT Servers in China to which we have to replicate some files. But with this OS we ...
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How can I find out the encoding of this corrupted Chinese text, which an online tool fixes correctly?

I have a text in Simplified Chinese, which, when read as UTF-8 begins with ´ÓºÜ¾ÃÒÔÇ°¿ªÊ¼, which the online tool from MandarinTools (first search result for Repair Corrupted Chinese Email) fixes to ...
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Remote Desktop switches to Chinese on ctrl+space [duplicate]

I have Windows XP on my laptop and use Remote Desktop Connection to work on a computer with Windows Vista. On my laptop I use 3 languages: English, Russian, Chinese. I switch between them by Alt+Shift,...
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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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Chrome not displaying characters despite being installed

There are quite a few sources online on how to fix Unicode characters not displaying correctly, though most of them just tell you to make sure you have a font installed on your system that contains ...
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Git bash with Chinese?

I have a few folders with Chinese characters in them. I simply want to cd into them in Git bash, but this is impossible since I can't type Chinese in its terminal. Is there a plug-in of some sort that ...
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How to determine the character set used by Windows in Taiwanese?

I'm using a Windows 7 Home in Taiwanese at work, and knowing the character set that is being used would be of invaluable importance to me. How to determine the character set used by Windows in ...
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Zhuyin input settings in WIndows 8

I own a transformer tablet with a Chinese (Taiwanese) version of Windows 8. I'd like to use it to type Chinese characters using the installed Zhuyin input method, but as it is the input method ...
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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 switch between normal and “full width” ASCII with Microsoft Pinyin IME?

I've installed a couple of Input Method Editors (IMEs) while trying to learn some Chinese. Clicking the shift key on its own normally changes between Chinese input and English / ASCII input. But ...
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How to type “raw” bopomofo/zhuyin without converting to hanzi characters in Windows 7?

Windows 7 comes with a variety of IMEs for entering Chinese in the manner used in Taiwan known as "bopomofo" or "zhuyin". Like other IMEs their main job is to convert from a small set of characters ...
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Problems displaying Chinese characters in some apps

I've recently installed Windows 8 on my laptop. I can display and copy/paste chinese characters fine in a web browser (e.g. textbox control) or in MS word, but in notepad or in the IE address bar they ...
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Cannot use Chinese input language in PowerPoint

When I use PowerPoint, I cannot input Chinese text....it just does not do anything. It works fine in all other Windows programs, like Word, Excel, etc...but not ppt. Someone said to go to Language ...
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Why do Chinese filenames displays as boxes in Windows 7?

I'm running Windows 7 Professional (UK), and trying to get filenames containing Chinese characters to display correctly in Explorer. I can create Chinese filenames in explorer by pasting text from a ...
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Character String Conversion using Python

Hi I have a website that is in Traditional Chinese and when I check the site statistics it tell me that the search term for the website is å%8f°å%8d%97 親å­%90é¤%90廳 which obviously makes no sense ...
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Setting up Zhuyin input keyboard

I type up a lot of Chinese characters, and am quite used to typing in Pinyin. However, I'd like to teach my students, who were initially taught using Zhuyin, to use Pinyin, since Pinyin usage is far ...
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Keyboard Layout Creation in Ubuntu 12.04

Main question: how to make custom key mappings / keyboard layouts in Ubuntu 12.04 In English I type in Dvorak. I need to type Hebrew sometimes so in Windows7 I made a custom layout Hebrew-phonetic ...
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How do I make my Mac Air running Lion recognize Chinese characters in Excel?

I open an Excel document with Chinese characters and see the following. How do I make my Mac Air running Lion recognize Chinese characters in Excel?
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Chinese characters show up as boxes - how to fix

My folders on windows 7 with Chinese characters in the names have now started showing up as boxes. I can still read Chinese characters off a webpage, but the rest are boxes. What could be causing this ...
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How to disable the shape toggle hotkey in Windows Chinese Input method?

In any version of Windows I have used so far (Xp, Vista, 7, 8) and all versions of the MSPY IME (RTM versions and the 2010 version) There is this annoying bug that you cannot change or disable the ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium - Unable to View Chinese Characters Properly

Is there a proper and permanent fix that will restore the display of Chinese Characters on a Windows 7 Home Premium Laptop computer? This problem has been occurring frequently now and a simple reboot ...
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How to disable Ctrl-Space selecting chinese keyboard on windows 7? [duplicate]

I would like to use both chinese keyboard and eclipse ctrl-space for suggestions popup. Since I use chinese very rare, I would like just to disable ctrl-space selecting this language. I have removed ...
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Copying Chinese Characters from PDF

I am on a Windows 7 laptop, which I believe comes preinstalled with all the language packs. I can see Chinese characters with no issues and normally can copy them fine. (From browser to Microsoft ...
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Sublime Text 2 doesn't support Chinese words on Linux (Ubuntu), anybody know how to solve this?

Sublime Text 2 goes wrong with Chinese words on Linux, neither can type in any Chinese words, nor display it correctly. But it seems that the official site said it has support UTF-8 characters. Am I ...
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In Linux, how to unzip RAR archive containing files with Chinese file names?

How to unrar a RAR archive containing files with Chinese file names? When I try to do it in Ubuntu 11.10 using the default program Archive Manager, it complains it can't do with the Chinese file name....
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How to import (and view correctly) Chinese UTF-8 encoded CSV file with Excel 2011 on Mac OS X

I have a CSV file which I can open and view the column with Chinese letters normally with TextMate. However, when I try to import this file into Excel 2011, the field comes with unreadable fonts. ...
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CTRL-Space always toggles Chinese IME (Windows 7)

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate (w/ SP1), and have multiple UI languages installed - mainly for screenshots etc. Among them are Chinese (traditional) and Chinese (Simplified), which insist on hooking ...