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Cannot remove locale kubuntu

I've been learning russian recently, as such i tried to add to kubuntu the russian language under regional settings --> Language. And as an additional keyboard layout. I then started to notice ...
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Intune - MacOS - Language Setup Screen

Recently I realized that there seems to be no option in Intune to let the user choose the “language settings” during the initial setup. When you buy a MacBook, you get the option to choose which ...
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Language icon gone from Taskbar after running VBA/PowerShell in Windows 10

As instructed in Mr. Excel, I ran the following VBA code: Public Sub Set_English() Shell "PowerShell Set-WinUserLanguageList -LanguageList en-GB, farsi -Force" End Sub I don't have a ...
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How to correctly change the display language in Windows 11?

I have a computer running Windows 11 where I set the display language (Idioma para Mostrar) to Argentine Spanish (Español (Argentina)) but when I look in the settings, it appears as Mexican Spanish. ...
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How to Remove Preferred Languages from Microsoft Edge using PowerShell

I am trying to manage the preferred languages in my Microsoft Edge browser on Windows using PowerShell. Specifically, I want to remove certain languages that appear in the "edge://settings/...
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How to get rid of the Language Bar?

I have English, Swedish, and Polish loaded on the system. I have created my own multilingual keyboard definition using the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator. It supports all three languages. I call it ...
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How can toggle between three input methods?

There are three input methods in my ibus framework: I have set the ctrl + space as toggling key between the three input methods. I want to toggle between the three input methods when click ctrl+...
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What is the official name for each of the unicode locale identifiers formats?

Unicode locale identifiers can be written in different formats en-us, en_US, and enUS, what is the official name for each of these formats? After searching, I found that the format en-us is called ...
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fcitx: Typing in Sanskrit and Hindi, Devanagari script (itrans)

I am trying to type in Devanagari script using fcitx and a Spanish keyboard layout. I have fcitx configured to switch between standard input and Mozc for Japanese. I installed the following packages: ...
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Microsoft Word keeps reverting the proofing language of non-English quotations to English

I am writing a commentary on a French publication. My own text is English, but I have a lot of quotations in French, and occasional quotations from German, Greek, and Latin texts. I carefully "...
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Automatic change of keyboard language in a worksheet in Microsoft Excel

In Microsoft Excel, and using visual basic, how to set a default language for different columns? For example, columns A & C should be set to English by default and columns B & D to Persian. ...
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arabic words does not show correctly

I have some words which are not the same in edit mode (upper view) and cell view in excel. I have Arabic language proofing support installed already. Video Please see the video. Any suggestions ? ...
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Is there a way to disable a language from being switched to, but keep it in WIndows 10?

I want to have an ability to write Japanese on my computer, but as I don't use it very often, I spend time when I want to switch to other languages I use. Is there a way to install Japanese, use ...
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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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change language for pdf export in libreoffice calc

This must surely be obscure but I'd really like to fix it for an important document. My system language is in one European language. Still, I managed to change all the languages for a Libreoffice Calc ...
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LANGUAGE environment variable ignores `en` (English)

On my Linux systems, I prefer the user interface to be in English. However, as a native speaker of German, I need spell checking to understand both English and German. Yesterday I've learned that you ...
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Change language completely and entirely in Windows 11

I've come to a thread in this forum (Cannot remove language pack on Windows 10 PC), through a link in this another thread: Windows 10 - Cannot remove one display language, to which I've come through a ...
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User-Defined languages in Notepad++ (NLog)

In my current company, NLog is heavily used for logging purposes, and Notepad++ is used for flat text editing (like logs). I would like to add NLog as a user-defined "language", in order to ...
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How to change preinstalled win11 language (forever)? (before setup complete)

i have some notebooks coming with a preinstalled win11, that is sadly in an unwanted language. is there a way to change the language of a preinstalled windows 11? (forever, so it stays when a system ...
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Stop W10 IME from changing when focused on non-unicode program

I'm on Windows 10 22H2 build 19045.3930 I typically use the Chinese language IME but in English mode, it basically lets me type in English as per normal and pressing win+space toggles between typing ...
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How to remove english input from japanese keyboard in windows 10? [duplicate]

I have an english and japanese keyboard on my win 10 PC. Japanese one has two input modes: hiragana and regular english (romaji) and the second one doubles my english keyboard. Is there any way to ...
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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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LXTerminal does not display Urdu characters correctly

I'm Chinese and I don't read Urdu, but I want to communicate better with Indians. In LXTerminal, the output looks like this, with some characters rendered as wingdings: In QTerminal the output seems ...
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Cannot change microsoft office 2019 language into English

I have bought and downloaded Microsoft Office 2019 from the international site (where the site language is English) of software-guru.shop - hopefully, a legitimate product. I received a key to ...
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How to get rid of "finalize the string" box when typing in another language?

I'm using Windows 10 to type in English and Japanese and I'm using the Japanese Windows 10 IME. When I type in Japanese but not inside a textbox (e.g. in File Explorer if I just press a key without ...
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Hide "Input method" widget from taskbar

I recently changed Windows language from English (US) to English (UK). I decided to keep using the English (US) keyboard. But now, I see this input method in the taskbar constantly. How do I hide it? ...
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Emoji search not working on Windows 10 upon keyboard language input change

I'm currently on Windows OS build 19045.3693 and I'm trying to search my emoji like so: As you can see in the image above, it seems to work fine when I set my keyboard language to English US. But, as ...
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Switching 'net' Command Output Language in Windows 11

Main Question (command language output) How can I convert the output or account/group names to English? Additional bonus related questions Why are there "aliases" mentioned in the net ...
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Remove the language bar (and/or English language from it)

I have my Windows in English, but I don't use the English keyboard. I removed English from the lanuage list, in order do not accidentally switch (Shift+Tab) the keyboard. I don't want at all the ...
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Can't change language in Windows

I am trying to change the language on my Windows system. Despite setting every possible language option to English, my Windows still appears German, as you can see in the image below. What else is ...
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Change Numeric Values in Merge field to Indian Language (Marathi) in MailmergeWord

I have a Mailmerge document with a series of text and numeric fields. I am wanting to do this document in Indian Language (Marathi). My excel fields are filled with all the text and numeric fields in ...
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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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Windows 11: How to remove English as an input language, but keep as display language and preferred language?

This is basically a duplicate of this question, but for Windows 11. I would like to use English (US) as my display language and it should also be the preferred language for apps. However, the PC ...
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How to change keyboard shortcut for switching keyboard language for any keyboard key or combination?

In windows 11 I want to switch between keyboard languages by something else then Alt + Shift but also something else then the 4 options windows is suggesting for example I want to switch languages by ...
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Windows 10: leave only one language per one keyboard layout

I have Windows 10 Pro 64-bit. Recently I performed clean installation. Although updates are not finished yet (feature update constantly can't be installed now for some reason, I'll try something and ...
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Can't Input Japanese Text in Steam Game Using Apple Developer Game Porting Toolkit

I'm running Whiskey Version 1.1.0 (17), os Sonoma Version 14.0 Beta (23A5312d), Steam is up to date, Game Porting Toolkit 1 Beta 3. I'm trying to run a Japanese game, Winning Post 10 2023 that ...
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Advanced boot is in different language [duplicate]

I purchased secondhand laptop from Germany and during setup of Windows 11 I kept the original language (German) and also added English language. Then I continued to set up everything in English. Later ...
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Differing Character Display In Admin & User Accounts Despite Same Settings

OS: Ubuntu 22.04.2 Machine: Dell Inspiron 15 Series 5000 I have the same languages and same keyboards installed in both my admin and user accounts. The input method for the keyboard is iBus in both ...
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How do I permanently disable Windows (system) from creating new values in the registry? [duplicate]

I'm having to remove/delete these two registry values every time.. (d0010409 and 00000409) The values you see in the picture are language input English US keyboards that I don't need, since I already ...
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How to remove languages (that are not in the list of the "preferred languages") in Windows 10? [duplicate]

The list of the "preferred languages" (Settings -> Time & Language -> Language -> Proferred Languages) contains only three entries. At the same time the list of available ...
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Windows 10 MUI language issue Notepad, Wordpad and Paint are in the wrong language

Some of my windows default apps are in the wrong language after updating from 1809 to 21h1 LTSC. This only includes Wordpad, Notepad and Paint. I have a Chinese installation of the Windows 10 system, ...
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Default keyboard on Mac for all apps except one

I'm on a Mac and have three different keyboards setup. I want all my apps to default to English except for Slack where I use Spanish (LA). My problem is that for some reason, Mac defaults all my apps, ...
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How to change the locale or language used for Google Translate dropdown?

I am using this website: https://subtitlestranslator.com/en/translate.php After uploading some subtitles, it lets me to choose the language but the language is shown in the current location I am in ...
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How do I change Windows 11 GUI direction from RTL to LTR?

My Windows 11 GUI is shown right-to-left, e.g., the "Start" button is at the right. I would like the GUI to be right-to-left. What I tried: In the "Display" Settings, there is an &...
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Switch Microsoft Office user interface language to English

I have this big problem, that Office 365 switched to Polish user interface some time ago. And the problem is, that I cannot set it back to English, no matter what I do. I'm Polish and I've paid for ...
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Is it possible to add a custom language to windows 10 using a font I have installed?

So this is a bit of an odd question, and potentially adding a custom language is not the best way to go about it. So please suggest any alternatives otherwise. But I have installed a runic font, of ...
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Force the input language of Chrome's address bar to default to English

I often switch between two input languages while I'm browsing depending on the context of what I'm doing. However, when I go to the address bar, 99% of the time, I want to type something in English ...
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How to remove a third language (English (USA) 319 Latin) that appears to my keyboard layout in Windows 11?

I have a Dell Inspiron 14 5425 laptop running Windows 11. Recently, I noticed that a third language has been added to my keyboard layout, which is English (USA) 319 Greek-Latin or something like that. ...
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Default language for Word documents

I am using Word on two different PC with one of them running in Hungarian, and the other runs in English. What I have noticed, is that a Word file that is created in the Hungarian Word, will always ...
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Convince macOS and FireFox that I speak English

On macOS and FireFox I have always installed everything in an English locale and set everything I can find to English, yet the browser and OS both frequently seem to change languages at random times ...
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