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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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How to remap the English/Japanese input toggle shortcut (Alt + ` ) in Google IME?

I would like to remap the Alt + ` shortcut that allows one to switch between English and Japanese input to Ctrl + Space. How can I achieve this? I presume the keys that I need to remap are "...
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fcitx5 Japanese input with anty and mozc.. and Dvorak?

I have been a Dvorak typist for as long as I can remember. I also use Japanese input namely mozc or anthy, but these use QWERTY. What I would like to know is: is it possible to make the Japanese input ...
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Weirdness with Yen key and backslash key on a Japanese keyboard in Windows 10

I've read about the backslash and Yen keys having weird functions depending on the OS or software that you use. But I figured it depends on the font you use whether it shows the symbol as a Yen symbol ...
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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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Automatically center Japanese ruby text in LibreOffice

I have activated Asian Phonetic Guide in LibreOffice to add furigana to Japanese words but every time I open it up, it adds the furigana on the left (which I assume is a result of the style I have ...
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Steam Deck Japanese Full-Width Input In-Game

My issue is that I cannot input full-width Japanese hiragana or katakana in my Japanese steam game on Steam Deck (stable OS, 3.4.8). When I use the Japanese keyboard for the game currently, the error ...
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Website that used to display unicode properly no longer does so

This is a problem that I've encountered a couple times recently. Here is my most recent experience: Trying to browse https://www.scape.sc/release.php?id=48, a page that contains japanese text. The ...
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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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Selenium breaks Japanese input in Firefox

I am using Selenium + Python to launch Firefox with an existing profile, not a temporary profile as by default. I have noticed that for any profile that I have used with Selenium, Japanese input is ...
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How to enter Japanese-encoded password when extracting from zip file?

Zip file here: https://sp.seiga.nicovideo.jp/seiga/im4274119 https://bowlroll.net/file/50417 It contains another zip file, Taboo.zip. The password is "ジークハイル", but with Japanese encoding. $ ...
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How to use auditpol to check the setting, if the category is in Japanese?

I try use powershell to check server audit setting in windows by using command auditpol.exe /get /category:"DS Access" For some servers, the language is Japanese, the command returned can ...
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Weird grep behavior with CJK characters? (bash)

grep fails to match certain strings with CJK characters. For example. Create a text file with content below: ==ShellType.サモナ\u30FC== Use grep. >> grep "ShellType.サモナ\u30FC" ...
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What is the name of this Japanese physical keyboard layout that's made for Japan but has no visible Kana?

My employer has tis marked as a Japanese keyboard. This keyboard has only latin characters, a few extra punctuation marks including the Yen, and a different Capslock key. Every Japanese keyboard I can ...
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How to type Japanese with kana input in a たていすかん (109-key) layout using a 104-key ANSI layout

I want to practice typing with a kana input たていすかん keyboard layout, however I don't have an 109-key たていすかん Japanese keyboard. After browsing amazon.co.jp, I found that a lot of QWERTY/104-key ...
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How to write Japanese double-consonant pattern in Windows Occidental keyboard

I'm learning Hiragana, and recently I've learned about double consonants. As an example I saw きつさてん - kissaten-, that means Cafe. My question basically is how to write it in a computer: I can put my ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to run a script in Windows 10 that changes the language of a program or app?

I work in Japan and in my laboratory there are many shared PCs (attached to instruments). Most of them are Japanese language PCs and the programs and apps installed open to the language of the OS by ...
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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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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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How to change japanese keymap from QWERTZ to QWERTY on Windows 10?

I'm native German speaker so the keyboard layout I'm used to is QWERTZ. Since about a year or so I've had the chance to study Japanese and part of it is obviously also writing texts in Japanese. I ...
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Japanese letters aren't showing correctly with UTF8

So I have these several files in Japanese text, that was meant for Japanese computers to use. I first unzipped them, to find a completely garbled unreadable text for the title of files. I went to ...
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Changing Windows display language from Japanese to English

So I changed my laptop's language to be in Japanese in order to use a program called UTAU (if you don't know what UTAU is, it is a Japanese singing synthesizer application that's similar to the ...
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Exporting from Excel to CSV replaces Japanese characters with ??? even though Windows, Office locale is Japan/Japanese

I am exporting an excel file (Excel 2016) containing Japanese characters into CSV. (Note : I am not exporting to CSV UTF-8 provided). In the process, all Japanese characters are replaced with '?' My ...
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Japanese Keyboard: How do you use the symbols on the¥ key?

On a Japanese keyboard I can see that only the ¥ key has more than two Japanese symbols, i.e. ¥ , |, - and sometimes ¬. Which modifier keys (Shift, Alt, Ctrl etc.) do I need to press to get each of ...
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Windows Media Player not correctly copying Japanese text in track information when ripping DVDs

I'm ripping some DVDs I bought lately. When the track contains only English text in places like "Album" and "Artists", everything gets ripped nicely. But when there's Japanese text, it gets copied as ...
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How do you stop your Windows 10 keyboard to change its input to JP IME Hiragana in Japanese-based programs, in this case Clip Studio Paint PRO 1.7.4

I have Japanese IME and English (US) keyboard installed as input methods for my Windows 10 laptop, and I've override the input to Japanese IME with English (US) display. So, Japanese is my main input. ...
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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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Zipfile character encoding challenge

NOTE: This question is different from decompress ZIP with given encoding because none of those solutions work, and I'm unsure if a properly-functioning unzip program can even retrieve the correct ...
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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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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 get proper Japanese font rendering using English Locale under Windows

Some applications are showing a strange behaviour when rendering Japanese fonts. The font used for kanji is a Chinese one and it looks really weird, especially at small sizes where it is not anti-...
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Japanese Direct Input

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000NJS3MU/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 I ordered these to put on my keyboard. I can't figure out how to get windows to directly put these ...
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Windows japanese keeps turning to kana when i am on hirigana

I have been using the japanese downloadable keyboard on windows 10, with the ime program (or whatever its called) however, recently every time i put in a "n" it turns it into kana instead of the ...
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What font does the Japanese locale for Windows 7 use?

The command line font changes when you change locale from English to Japanese. What is the name of the font?
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Japanese IME - How to have menus in English?

I am using the built-in Japanese IME in Windows 10. However, now the option settings and menus are all in Japanese. Is there a way to turn on English for these?
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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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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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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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Issue with Switching Input languages with Japanese IME on Windows 7

I've set up windows to select my standard Keyboard Layout when I press CTRL + SHIFT + 1 While I use around 5 languages I've usually never had the need to change Layout settings with one exception: ...
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PHONETIC function doesn't work in Excel

I stumbled across the PHONETIC function, which apparently is supposed to generate furigana readings for Japanese kanji. So if I put in 東京都 to Cell A1, and in cell A2 I write: =PHONETIC(A1) It should ...
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Convert hexadecimal Shift-JIS to the characters

I am searching for the way to convert the hexadecimal value of Shift-JIS to the character in Unix/Linux command line. A Shift-JIS code table can be found here. For: 82 ae (0x82ae) I would expect: ...
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How to create one hotkey for two main languages, another hotkey for not-often-used language in windows 8.1?

I'm using windows 8.1. I use 3 languages(English, Thai, Japanese). But I use English and Thai most of the time. I change the language by pressing Lalt+Rshift. The problem is I need to press two times ...
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