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Input Method Editor (IME) is an input method in an operating system or an individual program that allows various data, such as keyboard strokes or mouse actions, to be received as input. The common use is to enter characters not found on standard input devices (keyboards)

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Japanese IME conversion candidates in English

I have the Japanese IME for Windows 10 installed, and that's what I'm using. I'm using the previous version, because whenever I try to use the current version it constantly tells me the IME is not ...
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Stop W10 IME from changing when focused on non-unicode program

I'm on Windows 10 22H2 build 19045.3930 I typically use the Chinese language IME but in English mode, it basically lets me type in English as per normal and pressing win+space toggles between typing ...
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How to get rid of "finalize the string" box when typing in another language?

I'm using Windows 10 to type in English and Japanese and I'm using the Japanese Windows 10 IME. When I type in Japanese but not inside a textbox (e.g. in File Explorer if I just press a key without ...
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Does win10 have something like built-in code snippets? [closed]

Most code editors support code snippets. But they're not available in other programs. So I want to know if there is anything similar built into Win10 (For example, in IME). It can be something like U-...
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Windows 10 Japanese IME not working with text input

I just installed the Japanese language pack, but I can't get it to work. Whenever I switch to the Japanese keyboard and hit the "A" button, I receive the error "Japanese IME is not ...
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VIE Language Input showed in language input list despite not config from Settings

Sometimes, I got troubles when typing, when I look to the system tray, I see the language input method has been changed to "VIE - Vietnamese keyboard" the problem is, I didn't ever config it,...
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How do I permanently disable Windows (system) from creating new values in the registry? [duplicate]

I'm having to remove/delete these two registry values every time.. (d0010409 and 00000409) The values you see in the picture are language input English US keyboards that I don't need, since I already ...
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Google IME - How To Remove "Direct Input" Mode

When typing normally in English, I'll have Google IME off, thus seeing "ENG" in the bottom right corner of the screen implying my typing will use the language my Windows machine is using (in ...
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How to make Windows 10 input suggestions panel dark?

I use Microsoft Pinyin to input Chinese Although my system theme is set to dark, my pinyin IME is light
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how to prevent Chinese Simplified IME auto switch to english in textbox in windows 11

When i want to type in a textbox , the Chinese Simplified IME auto switch to English from Chinese. Example: I was typing in a textbox, when i want to switch IME language, it instantly switch to ...
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How to completely disable the English mode in Chinese pinyin input?

In the Windows Chinese pinyin input, there are two modes - English and Chinese. These can be toggled by clicking the icon in the taskbar, or by pressing Shift (default). However, I found that if I ...
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Dead key behavior on Windows and Linux

When a dead key is pressed in Windows nothing is displayed. But in macOS, when a dead key is pressed the corresponding terminator is displayed and highlighted, awaiting another key to be pressed. Is ...
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How to toggle IME Display input method at center of screen

If IME (Input Method Editor) is installed, by default the input method is displayed at center of screen for 1 sec when switching input methods. How to disable this behavior?
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Win11: High CPU usage on CTF Loader when switching to Chinese IME

After upgrading to Windows 11 from 10, one thing I notice immediately is that whenever I switch to Chinese Input Method, more specifically Microsoft Pinyin, the CTF Loader (ctfmon.exe) process goes ...
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How to get past "pending" when installing an IME?

A (non-admin) user added a Chinese IME (zn-tw) but then couldn't use different fonts in Office365, (because that language pack hadn't been installed) so they removed it thinking that it needed to be ...
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Preventing automatic addition of IME when using remote desktop?

I have only one English IME: "English (United Kingdom)" with the "US QWERTY" layout. I know that this is probably a very rare configuration. The problem is that Windows randomly ...
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Windows Japanese IME Toggling Automatically

Currently, I'm typing into SuperUser in the Half-width Alphanumeric / Direct Input mode, and the window with focus is Firefox. However, if I give focus to Notepad where I was last using Hiragana mode, ...
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Remap Capslock to Shift + Ctrl + Space combination

Is it possible to remap the Capslock key to a Space + CTRL + Shift modifier combination? I found out that you can remap keyboard scancodes by editing the Windows registry but that won't allow me to do ...
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Windows 10 2004 ime indicator for romaji-kana is gone

My computer used to indicate whenever I switched from English to kana by a transparent grey-black box with a "A" or "あ”. This feature seems to be absent in the latest major update for ...
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Windows 10 Microsoft IME Japanese changed (via registry) QWERTY to QWERTZ; Can't switch to Kana Input via Shortcut

Playing games in Japanese I noticed, that the MS IME for Japanese sometimes uses the QWERTZ Layout (I'm using a German Keyboard) instead of the QWERTY it usually is stuck to. I couldn't find a pattern ...
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Keyboard with win10 not responding normally

My keyboard is interpreting input incorrectly. I believe I am a victim of toddler keyboard mashing. Unsure of what was changed, and never experienced this before. I am running Win 10 Pro version ...
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How to type Japanese using kana input (かな入力) using an ANSI keyboard

I'm using an ANSI Keyboard with a thinclient on a customer's VDI using Windows 7 Japanese OS. and when I change IME mode to kana input (かな入力) I can't type ろ/ロ character because no key on the ...
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Force the Windows input method in the language bar to stay at Microsoft IME with Korean language installed

I'm sorry if the title doesn't describe my problem properly, but this is what I want to do: My computer has Windows 7 Ultimate English version, with Korean language installed I want my input ...
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Is there a way to capture the window of the input method window?

The window of an input method application is hard to capture. It will disappear if you try to press shortcut key to capture the current screen. Even if you press Print Screen key, it will disappear ...
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How to select from the Windows 10 IME suggestion list

How do i select item 4 from this list? It's the standard Windows 10 IME. I found lots of keyboard shortcuts for switching between hiragana, katakana etc but not how to select from the list. Simply ...
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How to keep English as default input language?

I originally had Windows 7 English version. I had enabled both Microsoft Japanese IME, as well as Google Japanese Input. I upgraded to 10, then from then on in startup, Default text input would be ...
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Windows 10 default input method always resetted to English (currently using Korean IME)

I'm currently using Windows 10 in my laptop. Since I'm Korean, I've installed the Korean keyboard input layout on an English version of Windows 10. However, every time I log in or reboot the PC, the ...
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IME options are missing

I'm using Windows 10 Pro. When I go to keyboard options for some languages (Simplified Chinese, Japanese, etc.), I see only some nameless keyboards, and it doesn't let me choose the MS Wubi, MS Pinyin ...
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Elementary OS Google Pinyin not showing up Japanese choice

I installed the Google Pinyin bundle altogether to the other necessary packages. Then, configured it correctly by choosing fcitx through the im-config. After rebooting the system the keyboard symbol ...
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Fix Japanese IME after April 2018 update

I have this problem on two computers now. I had the Japanese language pack installed, and used the IME keyboard. I used to be able to use CTRL-CAPSLOCK to switch to Hiragana after changing the ...
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Is it possible to set a single key—not a function key—to switch input methods on a US keyboard?

I have the U.S. version of the Apple Magic Keyboard, and occasionally use the Japanese input method with it. Currently I have Ctrl+Space to switch languages, but it's a bit of a hassle. Is there a ...
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Windows Japanese IME: Disabling Romaji Mode

Is it possible to disable the romaji input mode in the Japanese IME in Windows so that only the kana input mode is available? This is possible in other operating systems, for example in Mac OS X, as ...
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How to type Japanese in Windows 10 command line?

I've tried both the MS IME and the Google IME, but both auto-disabled itself when I'm typing in the command lines, thus I'm only getting English letters. Already tried "cmd /u" and "chcp 65001", and ...
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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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How can I stop Windows from switching to the international keyboard for every new program?

I have multiple keyboard layouts set up for my computer so that I can type with the standard layout or with the international keyboard with support for additional characters and accent markers. ...
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how to type indian and greek numerals

i'm getting quite used to typing in different scripts using the microsoft ime recently though i'm getting more and more interested in numerals other than the usual 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 i would like ...
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Synchronize Anthy Preferences

I use the Anthy IME with ibus for japanese language input on US standard keyboards. I've made certain customizations in the preferences that I'd like to replicate across my other machines, all running ...
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Japanese input with AZERTY on Windows 7

I'm French, I've a French keyboard. I look on the web many things, I found a tool I downloaded, to write japanese on computer. I have Windows 7. When I use it, if I click on the "a" my keyboard, it ...
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Unable to change Japanese Input Method on Windows 10

I can toggle between languages but can't change the Input Method to Kanji, Kana or Katakana. All tutorials and instructions says that after selecting Japanese Microsoft IME you only need to click on ...
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Better input method switch keystrokes under Windows?

I have 3 input languages installed and it is very annoying to change them with standard Windows keys because I am often overflow the language. I would prefer to improve this. One improvement would be ...
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How do I change the keyboard layout for the Microsoft IME (Japanese)?

I have an English Windows install and a Japanese keyboard. I want to type Japanese. I have the Microsoft IME set up and working, but the keyboard layout is wrong. For example, the mode key doesn't ...
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Windows 7/10 japanese keyboard language (no IME for hiragana)

I have a Swiss-French physical keyboard but I write in Swiss-French, English (International layout) and I would like to write in Japanese too. The thing is that when I set the Japanese layout I can ...
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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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Microsoft Japanese IME being useless

I'm using the Microsoft Japanese IME on Windows 10. Sometimes it's strangely useless with its suggestions, for instance I'm trying to type 捕る: Even if I tab through the entire list, 捕る is nowhere to ...
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Japanese Keyboard (Microsoft IME) 'not working' (Behaving like ENG Keyboard)

It's been like this for more than 10 days for now, I thought that maybe updating my windows would miraculously fix this but It didn't. Beforehand, I had to press LAlt+ Shift, it switched to Japanese ...
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How do I cause Google Input Tools to reload a custom canonical transliteration scheme?

I use Google Input Tools on Windows 7 with my own custom canonical transliteration scheme for Malayalam. However, to debug this scheme, I have to edit it and cause Google Input Tools to somehow reload ...
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Adding words to Google Input Dictionary

How do I add words to my user dictionary in Google Japanese Input? I've tried the obvious - right click, Add Word - and the word then shows up in my User Dictionary ... but then it doesn't actually ...
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Is there any way to use the Japanese IME in the US locale in Windows 10

Windows used to allow any available input method on any locale. Now, the best I am able to get for a default is a Japanese keyboard layout. I can switch to Japanese IME manually afterwards but EN(JA) ...
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Input method editor changes globally - in Windows 7 it was per app

I might be wrong, but I seem to remember that any switching of Input method editors (IMEs) in Windows 7 affected only the application I was working in at the time, whereas switching to a different IME ...
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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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