Questions tagged [input-languages]

Questions concerning the input language, a setting in an operation system or an individual program that controls the language used to type information via the keyboard.

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How can you compose asiatic signs on a Typematrix 2030?

The Typematrix 2030 comes with integrated layout switches. The mode 106 when turned on, enable several composing keys. According to the guide: "shuffle" key becomes scan code 123/0x7B (Alt 4) "...
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Why on windows 10 language change SHIFT+ALT and also ALT+SHIFT , how can I change it to only ALT+SHIFT?

The question is that I want to use only ALT+SHIFT, because, for example, in Word, if you press SHIFT+ALT you will open another feature, which will allow you to press the button instead of using a ...
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How to switch to a specific input source (automatically) when I start to write something. [macOS]

I have secondary language, Japanese. And I often switch between those languages, I mean ja & en. It's really irritating when I start typing something but it shows different language I assume. ...
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Disabling windows input method “button” next to any textbox in the system

We all knows Windows has a long persistence problem with its strange behavior in the language taskbar. I have spent tens of hours in researching it to avoid its bugs but there is one that i really can'...
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Can't change input language to Japanese Hiragana

I have a huge problem. I was watching some articles and tutorials and in all of them after installing language pack beside language they had this small A on taskbar, where they could change typing to ...
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Make input language equal to the keyboard layout

I have two language inputs and two corresponding keyboard layouts. The language I can change with Alt+Shift, in win 7. The layout I can change with Ctrl+Shift For some reason (randomly to my view) ...
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Windows 10 showing keyboard input methods not listed in my preferences [duplicate]

As the title says, I have only chosen these input methods for my keyboard: However, it also lists two additional input types I haven't chosen: and it really messes with my Alt+Shift quick switching ...
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Input languages mixed up after user switch [duplicate]

Running the latest version of Windows 10 (but same thing in 1903 as well) I often stumble into a particularly annoying bug. I have two user accounts with different input language pairs (eng/rus and ...
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how to debug the integration of ibus with chromium 67 (redhat 7.6)

I'm running on a RHEL 7 system. I'm trying to get Japanese input to work in chromium. When Japanese is selected from the ibus menu it works in the terminal and other applications but for chromium in ...
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how to debug the integration of ibus with libreoffice (redhat 7.6)

I'm running on a RHEL 7 system. I'm trying to get Japanese input to work in libreoffice applications. The input worked fine on the same system for RHEL 6 but I having issues now. When Japanese is ...
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Entering Unicode character using Alt-Numpad in decimal

On a PC keyboard (Windows), is there a method, without having to install additional software, to enter any Unicode character using its code point in decimal? Alt + nnnn does it in hexadecimal, but I ...
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How to find all hidden symbols on a keyboard?

OK I constantly see articles on how to type special characters using the character map or the codes or whatever ways. But often there is a way to type a symbol, but you just don't know under which key ...
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How to force Windows Emoji Keyboard to search by emoji character name?

I have multiple languages installed. Emoji search in Windows Emoji Keyboard is based on current input language. How to disable or extend to this behavior in order to search by emoji character name ...
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Windows 10 on Apple: Russian keyboard displays “Tamil 99”

Has anybody a clue on this? Everything works perfectly, but it's driving me crazy. I'm running Windows 10 on my 2012 Macbook Pro. The Apple Russian keyboard layout displays Tamil 99. I've tried ...
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Windows 10, 1909 build, causes overlay in game on language change (shift + alt)

When I'm in the game and press shift + alt (I use alt for voice chant, and shift fir sprint) it shows language change overlay on top of a game. I'm perfectly ok for language change, but overlay makes ...
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How to switch Z and Y for japanese input?

Since I am Hungarian, I am used to the Hungarian QWERTZ layout when typing, even in English. However, I have recently started to type in Japanese, which is based on a QWERTY layout. Maybe I would just ...
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Ctrl-Shift language switching breaks all other key combinations, starting from Ctrl-Shift in KDE

If I set Ctrl-Shift to switch languages in KDE, I loose ability to press any combinations strarting from it like Ctrl-Shif-F. Why? Can we normally configure this combination without violating any ...
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Can't add new language - Windows 10

Can't add the language on Windows 10. Gets stuck with that loading circle and doesn't do anything. Restarting settings app and restarting the PC doesn't help. Any ideas?
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How can I install the Japanese keyboard?

I have been trying to install the Japanese keyboard. I have enabled the Japanese language pack. (Including restart) Added admin privileges to my account. (And restarted) This has allowed me to see ...
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Set the Windows 10 OSK (on-screen keyboard) to different language than physical keyboard?

I use the Windows 10 on-screen keyboard to type Russian characters but I also need to use my physical English keyboard. Switching the input method back and forth is time consuming and inefficient. ...
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Install input method from newer version of macOS in older version?

Specifically, is it possible to install Mojave/Catalina's built-in Shuangpin keyboard layout in High Sierra? Shuangpin is an input method that contains 5 keyboard layouts. There's one layout that I ...
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Why do I have now ESP spanish options?

I have noticed that now my Windows 10 have 2 different ESP languages although there is only 1 configured. Not sure if this is related to an update as I did not change anything on the configuration ...
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Keyboard recomments when switching languages

My Setup: I have USB mouse and keyboards both connected to a KVM Switch which is connected to my laptop and desktop. I have Ubuntu on my desktop and it is this one causing the issue. I also have ...
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My keyboard layout languages settings keep reverting to English only

I have both Hebrew and English installed on my computer. I usually can switch back and forth normally. However, whenever I sleep the laptop, when I reopen it, I cannot switch between languages, and ...
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My input indicator disappears whenever someone else signs in to the computer

Windows 10 with most recent updates. This bug only started a few weeks ago after a major Windows update. I have two keyboards setup on my user account that I use frequently. If I ever leave the ...
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Annoying behavior when switching keyboard language between RTL/LTR

When I use the keyboard to switch the keyboard language while editing an RTL document (Arabic), MS Word also switches the direction and alignment of the paragraph, which is very annoying. More ...
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Google Input Tools installed but not showing up on language bar and not working

Yesterday I installed google input tools(Telugu) in my windows PC. They worked perfectly yesterday but after a quick reboot the language icon which should show up isn't showing up. I checked on ...
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Set up French keyboard (rather than English keyboard) while typing Chinese

I use a Mac with a French keyboard. I have Windows 10 installed on a Virtual Machine via Parallels Desktop. French keyboard works well in Windows 10; what we type on the French keyboard match well ...
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Windows 10 adds English (United States) to the language preferences box (language bar)

Windows 10 adds English (United States) to the language preferences box (language bar). I found several answers, but the thing is they all make English (United States) as the default language, but I ...
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Letter “ü” on keyboard changes input language from Estonia to English in windows 10

For some reason, when I press letter "ü" on my keyboard, windows changes input language from my default (English (United Kingdom) - Estonia) to English. I can't seem to figure out where to change it ...
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Windows 10: Only one keyboard layout (US international) [duplicate]

I use US international keyboard layout. Which I find pretty handy when writing in English and Spanish. In my opinion it has the best of both worlds and I prefer this position for symbol keys. I am ...
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Annoying window on the right side of the screen

When I press Win + Space or Alt + Shift to change the language layout, an annoying window pops up on the right side of the screen. Is it possible to disable this popup? Image
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W10 constantly re-adds Canadian English to the language bar after restart

I know this has been an issue for the longest time, but it's getting really frustrating have to constantly add and remove Canadian English from the Preferred Language just to get rid of the option in ...
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How do I change the input language for Emoji keyboard in Windows 10?

My system language is English, but I have set Czechia as a Language for non-Unicode programs and Region formats because some applications didn't work for me - didn't show the special characters ...
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Disable Windows 10 language popup

Is it possible to disable the popup list of input languages at the bottom right corner when having Alt+Shift pressed in Windows 10 version 1903? I do not want to disable the Alt+Shift hotkey (or Ctrl+...
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Windows shows language switching menu when holding ALT

Whenever I hold Alt and click Shift to change my input language from English to Hebrew and vica versa, it always shows the input selection menu in the middle left border of my screen like an overlay. ...
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Change input language shortcut for all users

How to make input language shortcut system default? I'm using Ctrl+Shift, but it not works on another accounts and logon screen (while Shift+Alt does). Update: I know about Win+Space, but I need ...
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How to set per-app input language in Windows 10 Build 17763 [duplicate]

I read an article on this question (Per app input language Windows 10), which shows this way to set per-app input language: Start > Settings > Time & Language > Region & language > ...
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systemctl input method setting

I want to input Korean language on Ubuntu 18.04, electron application. When the electron application is started on terminal by using yarn start, Korean language input works well via ibus. But, when ...
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How do I get rid of the “Finalise the string” pop-up for complex scripts in Word 2010?

When typing in Sinhala in Word 2010, a tiny pop-up box appears in the top left corner (it can be moved anywhere else) with the last few keystrokes. There is a green left-downwards pointing arrow to "...
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Can't remove US-PC keyboard input

When I was setting up my mac for the first time I wrongly selected as main input language US-PC instead of just US. Now I can't get rid of it and can't find a solution. In the keyboard preferences I ...
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How to disable a set of input methods (languages) on win 10

I use different app in different language (English and Hungarian) So I enabled English and Hungarian input languages, and keyboard-layouts. Alt + Shift and Ctrl + Shift can change between these input ...
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Apostrophe only appearing when the next key is pressed (Windows 10 1809) [duplicate]

Note: This is not a duplicate question. The previous solutions either don't work or aren't applicable due to the change in the options As the title states, ' only appears after pressing the next key. ...
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Microsoft Word 2016 keeps defaulting back to English (United States)

At the bottom left of Word 2016, I see English (United States). If I click on this, and select English (Australia), five seconds later it will revert back to English (United States). I have ...
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Windows 10: How do I install an input method without installing the associated language pack?

I'm running Windows 10 Pro, version 1803. It used to be that when I install a new input method, I would be given the choice whether to install the associated language pack along with the input method....
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Switching input language in Windows 10 is not always instant

I use CTRL+SHIFT on both Linux and Windows to switch between input languages. Under Linux the switch is always instantaneous, meaning a quick and light touch of the CTRL+SHIFT combo suffices - I don't ...
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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 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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Windows 10 disable specific input language from switching shortcut

On Windows 10 I frequently use [Win Key] + Space to switch between input languages which is great. I have 3 input languages installed, so hitting that combination each time switches between each one. ...
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Can't remove English (United Kingdom) from keyboard languages

In addition to failed attempts to stop UK language from automatically being added, now (with latest windows update), i can't even remove it fro keyboard languages. I hve nowhere chosen UK, neither ...

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