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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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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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Is it possible to exclude keyboard layout from hotkey rotation?

I have two main languages I use daily and other two I need like once a week or so. Is it possible to somehow tweak ctrl+shift or win+space hotkeys to only cycle through two main languages, skipping ...
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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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How to disable CTRL+LALT shortcut for typing national characters [duplicate]

Some languages use combination RALT+LETTER to get national and special characters, ex: RALT+U may result in €, depending on language settings. The same effect can be achieved by pressing LCTRL+LALT+...
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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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Windows not remembering keybinds to change input language

I have two languages setup on my Windows 10 computer : English (United States) - Canadian French Keyboard Layout English (Canada) - US Keyboard Layout (those are the defaults that Windows setup, so ...
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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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How can I remove UK keyboard layout from languages list [duplicate]

After update I got UK keyboard added to my list. Can't remove it. I tried 1)Microsoft community 2) and regedit IgnoreRemoteKeyboardLayout None above worked
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Punto Switcher advanced features [closed]

I'm a native portuguese and I'm studying russian. I have been using Punto Switcher to automatically switch between keyboards. By the way, I am running Windows 10 and my language settings are the ...
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Windows 10 version 1803 (April 2018 Update) makes impossible to remove language [duplicate]

After updating latest release I got stuck with English(US) and English(UK) and non of them can be removed. The Remove button is greyed out. Language packs cannot be uninstalled. Changing default input ...
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Windows 10 April 2018 Update added an extra Language and I cannot remove it

I have just updated to Windows 10 April 2018 Update (1803 / 17134.1) I had my laptop configured completely as UK with only a UK keyboard layout Since the update, a US keyboard has been added so I ...
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Keyboard language change not working at IE address bar

I'm using Logitech bluetooth keyboard in Windows 7. When I try to change keyboard language (Korean/English) at the Internet Explorer address bar (I prefer doing Google search by typing directly at ...
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Cedilla with ' and c (dead key) for QT apps

As a Brazilian, I want my american keyboard to use dead keys and to map cedilla (ç) to ' + c. The default mapping gives me ć. For GTK-based applications, this setup can be easily achieved by setting ...
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How do I write a kanji with the pen on the Surface Pro 4?

In a previous Windows 10 version I could select to handwrite English words or Japanese kanji from the on-screen keyboard after tapping the keyboard icon in the right-hand corner. That option appears ...
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Change the function of Alt+Shift on Windows to the Caps Lock (Like the way it works on High Sierra)

As you may know, the switch language input keys is "Caps Lock" on latest OSx, High Sierra. I really liked this change because I rarely use caps lock but I have to switch between two languages thousand ...
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Is there a way to reset or repair (keyboard) input methods in Windows 10?

I am a frequent user of the Chinese (PRC) input in Windows 10. I am on version 1703. It is the first input method counting from the bottom: My Region & language settings:                          ...
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Is there any way that input method from Windows 10 Mobile can be used on Windows 10 Desktop?

On Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows Mobile 10, Microsoft provided a Chinese input method known as Stroke Input Method for Traditional Chinese users. I am used to and rely on this type of input method to ...
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Excel misconfigured and uses semicolon to recognize numbers

I managed to misconfigure something in Windows/Office/Excel... broken numbers are no longer identified by a comma or a point, but Excel uses semicolons now to recognize numbers. I went through ...
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Exclude an input language from Alt+Shift switching cycle on Windows 10

I have 3 languages on my system: english, russian and japanese. But I only want to be able to Alt+Shift between english and russian. Is there a way to do it in W10? This question doesn't apply here, ...
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Windows 7 insists there is an extra language input

This is a corporate image of Windows 7; it keeps inisiting that I have an extra input method while I don't. See screens below: Nothing else other than "US" Yet, in the language menu bar "NL" adds ...
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Set Google Chrome spelling to US English

My Google Chrome on an MBP highlights US English words as spelling errors. For instance, "Monetization" and "Organize" Are marked as errors, while "Monetisation" and "Organise" are not marked as ...
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Windows 7 Keyboard Language reverting back “ `` ”

I am having issues with a user who wishes to use "Spanish (Spain-International)". However, whenever he reboots he is unable to use the tilde (`) on vowels. He would normaly press: ` + e = é In his ...
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How to make Alt+Shift/Ctrl+Shift switching cycle to works only for 2 languages in Windows 8.1 and newer

I use 4 input languages (English, Russian, German and Thai). But German and Thai are used only a couple of times per day. In Windows 7 it was nice solution how to organize comfortable switching ...
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How to add a keyboard layout in Mac OS 7

I have an old Macintosh Classic running Mac OS 7.0 in English. However, I would like to be able to type Czech letters like ě,š,č,ř, etc. Is it possible to add Czech keyboard layout to Mac OS 7? Does ...
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How can I remove hidden input languages in Windows 10?

When I try to change my input language, I get 4 choices. But when I actually enter the settings, I see only 2 choices. Here are some screenshots that will show you the difference choices I get base ...
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How to control the Windows 10 metro app (modern UI) display language?

I am attempting to control the display language for metro style apps (modern UI), system wide. I want all the metro apps to use English as the display language. In 'Change your language preferences', ...
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Some accented characters showing on uppercase are missing in their lowercase counterpart and vice-versa

I constantly swap between English - US (for programming) and Portuguese - US International (for writing), mostly because a few symbols expect a letter in the US International layout (e.g. ' " ` ^ ~) ...
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What determines the input methods available via Win + SPC

I have 2 languages installed with 1 keyboard each - the keyboard I use with English (UK) is a custom one. The standard English (UK) keyboard is not showing as installed in settings and I have no use ...
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Windows 10 freeze while switching input method

I'm currently using Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise Version 1703 OS Build 15063.483. Recently I've noticed that there's a little freeze (about 3 to 5 secs) while I switching the input method (form ...
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Was able to insert a LTR word in RTL sentence in Word but when sentence length exceeds one line, everything gets shuffled again. How to fix this?

I was able to insert an English word in Arabic text on Word without shuffling the sentence parts [a recurring problem] by using the Unicodes specified in another answer in the stack overflow forum: ...
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How to remove name of the input source on Mac and keep only the flag?

I have 2 input sources English(US) and Persian(Standard layout). I used to be only seeing the flags while switching between these 2 keyboards. But after a while it's showing the name as well; and ...
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Windows 10 English Display Language with Russian Input Method

I'm struggling to achieve what seems like a quite easy thing. I'm running a Windows 10 Laptop installed in English. I live in Germany, so Country or region (Settings -> Time & Language -> ...
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After langiage switching, language doesn't switch to default keyboard layout in another application

I have a problem with language keyboard layout in Windows 10. After switching to another language than default and changing application, language doesn't switch to default keyboard layout. OS: ...
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Windows 10 Home Language Issue

I've just bought a USB copy of Windows 10 Home from aria.co.uk. For some reason, they have sent a German copy. On the USB stick, it says: WIN 10 German Home/Pro Does anyone know if I can simply ...
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Accessibility options mangled keyboard input [duplicate]

Someone messed up the accessibility settings on our Windows 10 PC and now when I log in the keys 7,8,9,0,j,k,l etc. are not working. After playing around with some Ease of Access settings the number ...
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Japanese IME is behaving strangely (MS Word 2013)

I'm trying to type Japanese inside my MS Word 2013 documents. However, the Japanese text appeared in a small draggable box, originally on the top left corner of my screen, instead of inline where I'm ...
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Default keyboard layout in Spotlight

Long time multi-lingual OS X user. I find it annoying when I invoje Spotlight and start typing an Apps name instead of getting "Photoshop" I get for example "Пчотосчоп" (Phonetic Russian Keyboard). I ...
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New language input option randomly appears on Windows 10

Quite consistently, but randomly, once my computer has been on for about a day or so, there appears an extra input language in the list out of nowhere. It does not show up in the language settings. ...
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Current user input language

There is a need to use your user language settings in the welcome account. I however see that my input language is wrong. How do I change it?
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How to create phonetic input method with Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator?

I am trying to create a phonetic keyboard layout for Bangla But the problem is, I can't assign a combination of keystrokes to input a single unicode character For example: I can assign key "M" to ...
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Windows 10 keeps adding another keyboard layout [duplicate]

I'm using Windows 10 in english with a pt-br keyboard, but sometimes it randomly adds an US keyboard in my tray area input list. The input doesn't show in my configurations -> input list, as show in ...
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Windows (10) - switch between languages with CTRL SHIFT

I'm working with Win 10 Pro 64-bit (clean installation, not upgrade), having it bi-lingual (English-Hebrew). When I want to switch languages, I use ALT+SHIFT as usual and it's working fine. When ...