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 to know which input method I am using on NixOS?

I am using NixOS. This is my config file. As you see, I am using GNOME as the Desktop Environment. I would like to find out which input method I am using. I can't find it. In Ubuntu, people can find ...
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Windows 11 shows two extra English input method which not in my selection [duplicate]

Not sure what is the reason but whenever I press win + space to switch between input method, I have to choose from five input method, there's two input method doesn't exist in my selection like this. ...
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Delete a keyboard layout in Windows 11

For some reason, I have an Icelandic keyboard installed (probably due to a misclick in Windows setup): However, Icelandic is not in the list of my languages: Why the disparity, and more importantly, ...
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How to install simplified Chinese IME basic input features offline on Windows 11?

I want to add Chinese Pinyin IME on my Windows 11 PC, which requires addition package "Basic Input" to be installed. However my computer cannot install optional feature, language pack, ...
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Is there anyway (natively or via third-party program) to preserve input language when computer is locked/unlocked?

My laptop has English (US) keyboard, but sometimes I use an external keyboard which is German. I have three languages set up: German, English (US), and Chinese (Simplified). Every time my laptop locks ...
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IBus cannot find lua files in Fedora

Whenever I try to switch languages on iBus it tells me in console that cannot open ../lua/base.lua: No such file or directory lua script loaded. cannot open /home/[User]/.config/ibus/libpinyin/user....
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How to prevent MS Word from setting language based on System language and applying direct formatting?

Intro I've tried to find an answer, but I only find unsatisfying results - none of which explicitly solves my Problem, only workarounds. For a different wording of my question, please scroll to the ...
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¿Change entry language, but what is happening here? ¿default entry language?

Here is a simple apparently, problem but windows 11 has dissapeared everything to advanced config. Let me share here: "Idioma de entrada" = Entry Language. Just wanna change it to "...
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Hashtag key not working

On my keyboard, I am not able to type the #, which is typed using shift+3.( I had to copy-paste this one from google) I don't know what happened, but it stopped working. I think it used to work ...
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Unable to change shortcut for switching input languages

Whilst upgrading a lot of packages at once and being asked for a bunch of config options, I mistakenly set the shortcut for switching input languages to the shift key. Obviously this was a terrible ...
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Install Windows 10 language pack check box not available on a domain laptop

Windows 10 add language pack dialog should look like this: But for me it looks like this: https://www.windowscentral.com/how-properly-change-system-default-language-windows-10 I want to set the ...
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Windows 11 Switch language shortcut works only after 2 presses

Since windows 11 a weird bug seems to occur, and it only occurs after some time. So I have 2 languages - EN and HE. I'm using Alt+Shift and everything works well - it switches between the 2 languages, ...
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disable or move keyboard-switching dialog while leaving functionality intact

I have several keyboard/language layouts on my Windows 10 machine, and I frequently switch between them using Windows key + Shift. My issue is that when I'm sharing my screen in a meeting, every time ...
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Change input language task bar button lost on Windows 10

I was trying to create a script to switch between input languages using the command Set-WinUserLanguageList, as explained here. That command worked for chaning the input, but know the switch input ...
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How to type the @ sign in a web browser from a Spanish keyboard

I'm trying to setup a new Dell PC for use with Spanish keyboard settings. The ESP keyboard layout doesn't have an @ sign on it, but websites like Outlook.com require me to type that character as part ...
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How do I remove a language from my Windows 10 that I don't have installed? [duplicate]

I use Japanese and English on my computer and I use the shortcut "Windows + Space" to switch between the two. I recently disabled the "alt+shift" shortcut as that was causing ...
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Different input method for each app - MacOs

I am a new user of MacOs (11.5.2). After switching from Windows I am confused that mac doesn't have a windows-like feature which is named 'Let me use a different input for each app window' which is ...
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How to set Win10 Guest account to a default input method?

I have my Guest account enabled on Windows 10 (English version). I type Chinese using a specific Chinese input lanuage method, I stalled it and have also set it as the ONLY input method. But the Guest ...
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Can't remove Windows 10 Keyboard Language [duplicate]

I can't remove a keyboard language and sometimes it changes with no reason, but I can't find any place where it's shown to be removed.
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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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How to load an m17n table in ibus from home directory?

Recently I've made an attempt to create m17n table for Coptic language. I've posted the table itself on pastebin in case there are any mistakes: https://pastebin.com/pi6ugX5K I put the file cop-coptic....
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How to pass xkb options to ibus (and use them with m17n engines)?

I am using ibus for input in different languages (mostly I use English and Russian, but also sometimes also Esperanto, Ukrainian, Greek, German, French etc). For English I use the xkb:us::eng engine ...
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Is it possible in <WINDOWS - SINGLE LANGUAGE> version to add other language keyboard layout?

During Windows installation, there are multiple choices: Windows XYZ Windows XYZ - N Windows XYZ - Single Language they are described here. However, it is not clear: if we choose English, can we add ...
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How to prevent Microsoft Pinyin keyboard from randomly switching between Chinese and English modes?

I'm currently using the Microsoft Pinyin keyboard for Chinese character input on Windows 10 19042.804. This keyboard has both Chinese and English modes. However, when switching between different ...
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Windows 10 suddenly shows a lot of keyboard languages [duplicate]

I know this was asked many times before, but I couldn't find a recent answer, and it seems that Windows 10 has changed a lot and some answers went out of date in a year only! Where did these languages ...
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Keyboard: CapsLock for numbers doesn't work

I have a Belgian AZERTY keyboard on my MacBook Pro. Sadly, it appears to be impossible to use Caps Lock to type numbers. I still need to hold Shift for every number I want to type. Is it possible to ...
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Remove Hotkey for Input languages

Everytime I hit Shift+Alt or Shift+Ctrl (Windows Keybinds for switching languages) it changes the input language without even notifying me.
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Windows 10: Input Indicator disappears everytime I reboot

After OS reinstall, I have a tiny, but annoying problem. The keyboard input indicator in the taskbar disappears after every reboot. Also, I cannot change the input method by the appropriate keyboard ...
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keyboard layout on English keyboard for Utsaah hindi font

I want to know where can I get Hindi keyboard map for Utsaah hindi font. I know typing in Hindi with Kruti dev font using English keyboard. [url]https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/typography/font-list/...
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Add word to autocorrect of a single language in Office

I use multiple display languages in Microsoft Office - German as primary, English as secondary. I would like Office to correct "im" to "I'm" when the editing language of the ...
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How can I use the Linux CLI to change keyboard input method?

I'd like to be able to switch between U.S. ASCII and Russian (in Russia) keyboard input. I would ideally like to be able to do so from a custom launcher on a panel or Cairo-dock. This is under Linux ...
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How can I install the Inuktitut language on ubuntu? If no language package for this language exist, how can I create one?

Dear honorable reader: Summarize the problem: How can I install the Inuktitut language on ubuntu? If no language package for this language exist, how should I create one? Provide details and any ...
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Remove English-International from Windows 10

I cannot find a way to remove English International localization from the computer. It is not available in Settings/Language. Does anyone know how to do it? screenshot
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How to navigate to Text Services and Input Languages in Windows 10 1909

After having added a second keyboard layout to Windows, I wanted to turn off its hotkeys to switch between them, like Left Alt+Shift, and Ctrl+Shift. I knew about the Text Services and Input Languages ...
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Office 2019 going crazy when pressing Alt+Shift, to change language from English to Hebrew

When I'm pressing Alt+Shift in Word or Excel to change language from English to Hebrew, the following thing is happening: Its looks like only the Alt key being registered. Why this problem happening?
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Windows 10 default language input now switches @ and " due to a key I pressed and I can't get it back

Like the title says: I already tried this solution and it did not work: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4496404/windows-10-manage-the-input-and-display-language#input_language I was pressing ...
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Remove 'Persian (standard) keyboard (FAS)' keyobard layout in windows 10 [duplicate]

I've added Persian keyboard to my Windows 10. However it added two keyboard layout which one of them is not my option and make troubles for me while switching between languages. I could not find ...
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duplicated language win 10

There is a lot of questions like this over the Internet. But I still can not resolve my problem. I have three languages in lang-bar, but I need only two.
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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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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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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 this behavior in order to search by emoji character name ...
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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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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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