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Questions tagged [language]

questions regarding language-related computer issues, including the setting or changing of languages

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Cannot change windows 10 language

I was messing with languages because i was kinda bored so I installed Chinese language and accidentally i set it as a display language and now I can't change it. I can't change my language in ...
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Using an If Statement to change the text in a shape using cell values

I am trying to create a buttons in excel that have different text depending on the language selected in a combobox. So far, I have linked the combobox value to a cell (a choice between Japanese/...
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Where are initial LOCALE settings stored?

does anybody know, where the initial setting for $LANGUAGE is stored or where to find respective information? Background: During the installation of debian sid I choose to have german, english (GB), ...
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Why does my language bar show two different symbols?

I'm a little stuck here. This is what my task bar looks like: I have Chinese and English installed on my computer, but for some reason it shows as (en) and then (Eng.) I'm very annoyed by it, and ...
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Inserting numbering or bullets makes the text on the left of the list instead of the right

When I format a list as a list (numbered or bulleted) in Microsoft Word 2007, the text appears on the left of the list indicators (numbers or bullets).  So instead of looking like this: 1. The quick ...
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“Allow HTML Temp” plugin set to Arabic for seemingly no reason

I'm using the Allow HTML Temp plugin in Thunderbird 60.4.0 (on Manjaro Linux) and the Button and some of the menu texts from the plugin are displayed in Arabic since a couple of weeks. See screenshot ...
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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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Thunderbird keyboard shortcut to switch dictionary language

As a non-American I write emails in multiple languages. In the newest releases of Thunderbird the add-on Dictionary Switcher is no longer supported, so I would like to just add a shortcut for cycling ...
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Changed the computer language, now I want to change the shortcut language

I have changed the language in my computer from Portuguese to English AUS (I had it formatted in Portugal and everything was set to Portuguese), however I prefer to work in an English environment. I ...
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How to configure multiple UI languages in SonarQube 7.5

We have setup a SonarQube server to analyze code across two teams that speak different languages. (By language here I am referring to spoken language, not the programming language of the projects). I ...
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How can I create a book with mixed Chinese, English, and illustrations?

I am working on a book I want to publish so that Chinese text, English text, and illustrations are made available and at least the English text is available electronically to read. (I am presently ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu 18.04.1 unattended install using preseed from booting to language selection?

I was able to setup a successful unattended install using Ubuntu 14.04 server (ubuntu-14.04.2-server-i386.iso). However, when I attempt to do the same with Ubuntu 18.04 server (ubuntu-18.04.1-...
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Windows 10 Safe Mode Language

Initially I'v installed Windows 10 Pro in my native Russian language. Now I decide to full switch on English. I do lots things in regedit, settings and cmd. 99% is ready but I still have Russian when ...
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Specifying Input Layouts in Regional Settings XML (Unattended)

I'm automating regional and languages settings, and part of my XML file is: <gs:InputPreferences> <gs:InputLanguageID Action="remove" ID="0809:00000809"/> <!-- This removes en-GB --&...
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How to change the value of navigator.language in Chrome?

My browser is in English and I have removed all other languages, but when I go to the console and look up navigator.language it shows a value of "bg-BG" and navigator.languages is ["bg-BG", "en"]. I ...
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How do I get Cyrillic output from google cloud ml speech recognize?

I run gcloud ml speech recognize 'ENhvgyn.flac' --language-code='en-EN' produces English output. Good. I run the same code against a Russian file gcloud ml speech recognize '...
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I try to type alt codes like sigma Σ and infinite ∞ on Windows but I keep getting � (unrecognized character). How can I fix this?

I get exactly � at almost every alt code I type. "é" and most other latin alphabet characters seem fine, but the majority of punctuation, symbols, and some letters don't show up. I'm on Windows 10. ...
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How do you change Word 2016's Display language?

(Note that I am referring to the Display language, not the keyboard.) I have configured the default language in a Windows 10 Pro user profile to Spanish (Mexico). It's working fine. All Start menu ...
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Is there a programmatic way to switch Windows from English to Spanish?

From what I've read, the Language Bar appears to be solely for switching the keyboard language. To change the language used by Windows GUI and the browser (Chrome in my case), the only method I've ...
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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 1809 cannot search for emoji

When I press Win + . and start typing I get: The Windows display language is set to Dutch and it is also set as preferred language. When I press options, the keyboard layout is set to US ...
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Have desktop Google Chrome language settings different from Android OS language

I have an Android phone synced with my Google Account. I changed the language settings to have both Japanese (as first choice) and English as a second for the entire OS. Back to Desktop: Now this is,...
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Telegram message search issue with East Asian languages

It is a known issue that Telegram message search does not work correctly with East Asian languages (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) or any language that does not use spaces to separate words (see here, ...
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where are the windows gvim language default settings?

I am running gvim 8.1 on w7 x64 US english. My windows system regional setting is Germany though as I am located in Germany and I want German currency and date settings. When I run vim and type :lang ...
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How can I enable British English with Oxford spelling in Google Chrome?

Although Google products offer a British English language option, they don't support Oxford spelling (-ize suffixes, among other things). In fact, it's fairly uncommon for any software to offer Oxford ...
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How to type chinese on scandinavian keyboard layout?

I use a norwegian keyboard, and I am currently learning chinese. So I want to type with ms pinyin. I have set my pc up so that it is in english but still recognizing my norwegian layout. Which is very ...
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How to change the number style language in numbering for MS Word 2010?

I have MS Word 2010 and I want to make numbering words on Arabic like this for example in one, two, three or first, second... I wanted to be in Arabic for numbing chapter in my basic language. I ...
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Typing Single Quotes On US/International Keyboard?

The US/international keyboard works great for many languages like Spanish and Portuguese. It was great to figure that out so I wouldn't have to copy/paste or try to remember alt codes. However, in ...
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Windows 10 change display language automatically after upgrade

OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Version: 10.0.17134 Build 17134 Windows 10 always change my display language automatically after upgrade. I have three language packages install in my ...
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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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Language packs show no option to download additional parts like Speech and TTS

I have multiple Samsung Galaxy TabPro S devices with Windows 10 Professional installed on it. All of them behave correctly, only one is showing the following effect: I would like to install the ...
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How to remove Firefox's US English dictionary?

I thought I had followed all the correct steps to remove a dictionary from Firefox 62.0 (on Ubuntu 18.04). Under about:addons I have only the British English dictionary. (under the "Languages" tab I ...
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How to switch off English International Keyboard in Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have Win10 Home on my laptop in English (United States). Personally I need only two keyboard layouts: English (US) and Russian. But for some reason there appears a third one: English (INTL), which ...
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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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Change excel formula language using VBA

I need to be able to use english formula on my french laptop. Is it possible to use this without installing a language pack? I have seen this answer from Microsoft: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-...
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Changes to language for not unicode programs in Windows 10 not applied

I'm trying to change the Language for non unicode programs in Windows 10. I tried these steps: Region -> Administrative -> Language for non-unicode programs -> Change system locale -> Select ...
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Windows 10 keeps adding Spansh as keyboard language and switching to it

I've Windows 10 Home Single Language Version 1803 and only Spanish Uruguay - Latinoamerican Keyboard language configured in the region section of settings. But windows keeps adding a Spanish language ...
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How to translate and edit Excel content in a foreign language?

I've got this Excel file in a foreign language. Excel 365 has the option to show the translation in English, but it's unable to apply the translation directly in the file (correct me if wrong). What ...
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Google Chrome/Account stuck on a wrong language

I have a problem with my Chrome browser and my Google Account in general. Short explanation: pages load in a wrong language - a language, that is not on my language list anymore. Long explanation: I ...
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My OneDrive got created with Chinese default folders

Something got wrong when setting up my OneDrive account, and the default folders got created in Chinese (or another Asian language, I can not tell), as shown in this screenshot. The language I wanted ...
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Windows 10: Everything in English except for Keyboard (German)

I'm Austrian - therefore I want my keyboard to be in German, all the time so I can write ü,ö,ä, etc. and not having z and y change places (QWERTZ-keyboard). But I want all apps, and everything on my ...
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Getting Non-Western (Cyrillic) script for SSERIFF.FON

I would like to use MS Sans Serif (FON, not Microsoft Sans Serif TTF) on Windows 10 installed from an English distributive. For this font, I may only select "Western" Script and thus cannot use MS ...
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How to change the order of languages in Region & language settings?

In the 'Region & language' settings (Language settings), I can easily add a language. How can I control the order of this list? The settings on the tab clearly states: Apps and websites will ...
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Is it possible to have a different language set for each user account in macOS?

I have an iMac and want to share with a Chinese person. I know we can set up different users, but can each user have their own language file saved so that when one user logs in, the system is set for ...
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mlterm not showing Korean Hangul alphabet

On this Lubuntu 16.04, LXTerminal can print any Latin and Hangul symbol, but mlterm shows Latin characters only. How can this terminal (version 3.5.0) be parameterized to display also Hangul? (I mean, ...
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Windows 7 Ultimate Change Display Language

I have 2 display languages installed in Windows 7 Ultimate, English and Greek. The display language changed by itself to English and when trying to change it back to Greek, the option is grayed out ...
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Is there a kmap file for Japanese Kana?

I created a Linux-based C++ program that catches keystroke events from the keyboard and outputs the corresponding characters. To achieve this I converted a bunch of kmap files into the machine-...
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How can you have a keyboard language that is accessible, but not through left-alt+shift?

For example, I currently have 2 keyboard languages: English and Hebrew. I want to add a 3rd language: Greek, that I can access through some hotkey or via windows+space. Although, I don't want for it ...
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Is there any mono font that can display both Vietnamese and Japanese correctly?

I work a lot with Vietnamese and Japanese code files; most of the time, they're mixed up with others. But from the terminal, I can't display those at the same time; if Vietnamese works, the Japanese ...
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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. ...