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How to set second keyboard in Fedora (if there's no Settings-`Region and Languages` application in Startup Menu')?

I just installed Lunux Fedora 29 and wanted to change (add) language on my keyboard. The Fedora System Administrator's Guide says there should be a Region and Language application from the Setting ...
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Excel Chart - show data formatted regardless the local settings

I want to share a excel file with charts on a different computer. The data I have formatted to display with thousand (,) and decimal (.) separation char. Unfortunately the other computer is set up ...
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Dollar symbol instead of dot - SQL Developer

In several programs, including SQL Developer and Eclipse Memory Analyzer, I have the dollar symbol ($) instead of a dot (.). Here are some examples: I already looked at the Regional Settings and ...
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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 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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Notepad++ resets display language

I want to use "Englisch (customizable)", but it resets to "English" every time I start Notepad++. Setting the language after starting as admin doesn't help. Starting as admin afterwards also doesn't ...
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Keyboard layout on an MS-dos program

I have an MS-DOS program that was written for Win98 that I want to run on a computer with WinXP. Language is set to Croatian, but when I run this particular software it accepts the keys as if they ...
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Arabic (Foreign) language/font on some Google/Chrome pages

On some Google and Chrome pages, I see Arabic font language and letters: My Chrome settings This is a business account. Everything in else google apps like mail, calendar, drives is all in ...
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How to change number format for all users?(Windows 10)

How can I change number format to be "." instead of "," for all users of my PC in WIndows 10?
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Start an application with specific date format

I need to use one rather poorly-coded application which requires me to use en-US regional settings, or more specifically, the date format needs to be in en-US format when executing that application. I ...
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Default number of digits after decimal in Windows

I am exporting a database from Access to a CSV, and I was (finally) able to get more than two decimals to transfer after changing my Windows Region settings settings to make 9 decimals the default. Is ...
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Is Windows “metric” MKSA or CGS

When you visit Control Panel => Region => Additional Settings => Numbers, you have the option to set "Measurement System:" to either "U.S." or "Metric" . Which of these SI (I am assuming metric means ...
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New managed Netgear switch won't sync to time server (stays on “local” not “SNTP”). What settings should I be using?

This is nuts, I know. But I cannot get my new Netgear switch, to pick up the time from the time server used on the LAN. I've tried both CLI and GUI, I can't work out what it needs. The LAN has a ...
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Changing number decimal separator for a specific program (EZ-builder)

I just installed EZ-builder for the EZ-robot. When trying to start the program I get this error message: Error This computer culture has the Number Decimal Seperator set to a ','. This ...
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How to set date format in Google Chrome 60 in Windows 10

One of the web-mail interfaces I'm using is SmarterMail. When I open the SmarterMail message list in my Google Chrome in Windows, message dates are formatted as d.M.yyyy: for instance, Jul-20, 2017 is ...
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How to get a list of supported region formats in Windows 7 and Windows 10?

Is there a way to get a list of supported region formats in Windows 7 and Windows 10? It's the list shown in the dropdown indicated in the dialog below: Ideally I'm looking for a plain text file ...
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Default Input Language in Windows 10

I have this situation: the computer, that is running windows 10 is using Russian as the system language, but I don't want to have Russian input method enabled for the computer. When the system ...
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Creator's Update - intl.cpl (Region) seemingly broken

I was trying to access intl.cpl for region-related settings, specifically changing lockscreen date/time format and language. I noticed that when I click the corresponding item or run the cpl from Run, ...
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Windows-10 batchfiles are based on DATE command, how to use on lower Windows versions

I'm working on two (virtual) machines: First is a Windows 10 machine Second is a Windows 7 machine On both, the short date formats are equal: dd.MM.yyyy On both, I'm running the same batchfile, ...
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How do I remove an input language that appears after restart and doesn't show up in settings? [duplicate]

I have 2 keyboards (input languages): English and Russian. After every update requiring a restart, 2 Latvian input methods show up. So I have in total 4: EN, RU, 2 x LV. If I go to settings, it only ...
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Windows 10 cortana English (United Kingdom) fail

Is there any way to make cortana work in windows 10 on the English UK lang pack? I've set all the settings, reset all the settings, unset and reset all the settings but it just doesn't work. I have ...
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Windows 10 displaying the wrong font

Windows 10 has started displaying the wrong fonts in certain areas, most frequently tab labels and some other dialog boxes. It should be displaying Segoe UI instead of what I think is MS Sans Serif. ...
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How can I set Windows 10 timezone to Tunis?

How do I set up Windows 10 to be in the correct timezone for Tunis, Tunisia? If I go to Settings, Time & Language, Date & Time, I can choose a timezone, but Tunis is not in the list. Why not? ...
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Excel text function specifying language/LCID

As seen on this page and this page, it should be possible to specify the language used for date parsing with the text function in Excel cells. Is there any special trick to get this working? I have ...
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Settings can't be opened using the Built-in Administrator account in Windows 10

In Windows 10, when trying to open the Language preferences by using the icon on the right side of the taskbar, "Settings can't be opened using the Built-in Administrator account in Windows 10" error ...
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typing double apostrophe when apostrophe button is pressed

As the title explains, when I press the apostrophe button on my laptop (') it appears double. I am also unable to make an "é" directly by pushing the (') button followed by the "e". Which I would like....
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Get Cortana to work in English (UK) for Windows 10

I upgraded to Windows 10, and Cortana doesn’t seem to be available based on the Start Menu: Cortana isn’t supported in the region and language you’ve selected. but when I click the link, it takes ...
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How to set different languages for locale format and Windows 7 programs?

I have Windows 7 SP1 x64 in English. Under Region and Language I've set my locale Format to Spanish (Argentina) because I want to see dates and time in my country's format. I don't like the programs ...
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Setting keyboard and regional settings from boxstarter

How do I change the change the keyboard and regional settings using a Boxstarter script? Is it possible to do it without resorting to a powershell script?
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How to stop website localizing the timezone for me automatically?

I'm currently living in Hong Kong where the timezone is UTC+8. Now I'm travelling to Germany and I'm planning some activities. For example I would like to watch a football match and tried to check ...
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Excel does not honor the delimiter setting for reading or writing CSV files

When saving/opening CSV files in Excel, the default separator is a semicolon (;), as I need it to be a comma (,) I tried to change it by changing the Language and Regional settings following several ...
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Russian text dosen't display inside EXE's

I am having an issue where russian text displays as wierd characters instead of what it is supposed to be. If you look at the picture I provided, please look at the bottom right below where it says "...
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Switch between Multiple Customised Lang & Region settings on Mac OS X Mavericks

I need to be able to switch quickly between two or three customised Language & Region prefs on Mac OS X. While there is an advanced tab which allows customisation, there is no way to save this as ...
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Excel 2010 not inheriting regional settings from Windows 8.1

In regional settings of Windows 8.1, I have negative numbers set to display in accounting mode. e.g. (1.0) instead of -1.0. Excel should be getting this setting as a default now, as it did in Windows ...
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Prevent Windows from resetting date format settings on restart

My Windows 8.1 machine has its region set to English (United States). The default date format is dd/MM/yyyy, but I modify the date format to a different setting. In this case, dd-MMM-yyyy. It seems ...
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language change my laptop windows 8

I have an HP laptop computer running Windows 8. It was purchased in the NORWAY and is in NORWEGIAN. I need to use English and have the entire system language be English. Can I change this myself or ...
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my dell inspiron won't play region 1 dvd's

i don't remember when i first started having this problem, but it's been a few years. i also can't remember if it's always been an issue or if i was originally able to watch dvd's on this laptop & ...
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Why isn't Digit Grouping working in Excel 2010 as defined in Regional & Language Setting?

Just upgraded to Excel 2010 & Windows7. Digit grouping setting defined as required (12,34,56,789) in control panel>region & Language>Addl Setting>Digit Grouping, but Excel is not ...
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Is it possible to have different applications set to different locales? [duplicate]

In Windows 7 you can change the system locale to change how non-unicode characters are interpreted in different programs. Let's say that I want to use language X for most cases, but language Y for one ...
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Language changing in Windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why in Windows 8 alt+shift change language for all applications? This is a bit hard to explain. I'll try my best: I have two languages enabled in my windows. EN and FA. In ...
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How to use WLAN Channel 14 outside of Japan? [closed]

I'm in Europe, I have a router and I have to test its UI. When I set the Region to Japan and Channel to 14 my PC won't connect back to the router and I have to do a firmware reset. In the office I ...
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How do you get rid of this popup in Microsoft IME (Korean)?

I don't know what this popup is called: I had never seen it in Windows XP. I enabled Microsoft IME (Korean) in Windows 7, and now as I type each syllable appears only in this box (instead of the ...
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I can't change regional options

I have a mini pc that came with a pre-installed windows xp embedded. Problem is that I want to change a regional settings( so I can have a 24h datetime and so on...) but everytime I change it to what ...
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Keyboard that can't be removed in Windows 8

Somehow I ended up with four keyboards installed (English (United States), Japanese (Japan), Kannada, and Hindi. They are installed in the sense that the tray drop down displays these four, and when I ...
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Is it possible to have non-English regional settings with English day/month names?

I live in Estonia where most regional settings (number, currency and date formats) differ from those used in English-speaking countries. For instance, decimal symbol is comma, thousands separator is ...
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How to stop Excel Treating US dates as UK dates?

I'm in the UK, I've got a problem where I've got a list of dates supplied in US format. Excel seems to treat the ones that are valid in both formats as UK dates, (e.g. 03/01/2012 becomes 3rd of ...
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With German regional settings, how to display some cells in U.S.-currency-format e.g. $1,000.00?

My Windows 7 has regional settings set for German/Germany. This causes currency values in Excel to appear like this: 234.234,00 € However, sometimes I want currency data in a cell to appear like ...
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Start an application with specific regional settings

I have to work with different applications which are, in my opinion, not wisely-coded; they require the user to use specific regional settings. For example, some applications I use require that the ...
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Setting Microsoft Word completely to another language

When I'm using the English language in MS-Word 2007, it does indeed use a new dictionary, but the automatic caption names are still in my own language (Dutch). For example: If I use insert caption I ...
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Why does viewing facebook with firefox 3.6 on Windows 7 change my keyboard from US to UK?

I have a US keyboard. I am using a copy of Windows 7 bought in the UK. My default keyboard is US. All applications default to US keyboard, even Firefox. And yet when I load Facebook for the first ...