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How do I get a backslash when in Japanese input mode in Yosemite?

I've run in Japanese input mode for 6 years now. I generally had no issues. Now with OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) I can no longer type a backslash.This means in order to use the Terminal I have to completely ...
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Adding words to Hiragana input's dictionary

I am trying to figure out how to add new words to the Japanese dictionary. Specifically, my problem is, name of one of my friends is Manaka, spelled 愛可 (yes, that's 可愛い in reverse). Problem is, if ...
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Typing macron using the Kotoeri Romaji mode

Given that I often type in Japanese or romanized Japanese, my default keyboard layout is the Romaji mode of Apple's Kotoeri input method. But I keep running into an inability to type e.g. ō without ...
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How Can OS 10.9 Kotoeri Keyboard Layout Behavior Be Reverted To That of 10.8 and Earlier

In OS 10.8, you could set the keyboard layout for Japanese input in Kotoeri Preferences. The default was US, which generates the correct layout for a JIS hardware keyboard. In 10.9, Apple deleted ...
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Issues with using the Japanese Kotoeri input sources in iTerm 2

When I type text in the middle of a line, the text is inserted over the characters right of it as if overtype mode was enabled. The text is displayed normally (or the characters on the right side are ...
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Firefox doesn't display Japanese symbols

On my system, Firefox doesn't display Japanese characters, for example on the main page of the Japanese Wikipedia. Safari has no problems with this, so what is wrong with my Firefox installation? ...
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Input Method Keys not Firing Event

I have recently purchased an external Japanese keyboard from FILCO. In addition to the regular keys, it also has 3 keys specifically designated to switch between Western and Japanese character input. ...
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What is the Reconversion Key in 10.7.5?

On Japanese keyboards, there is a Reconversion key beside the space bar, which when highlighting some Kanji in Japanese will allow you to convert it to different Kanji (shows a dropdown of options). ...
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Specifying the keyboard layout for Chinese input

I use both Chinese (pinyin) and Japanese (romaji) input and am used to having them mapped to a standard US keyboard layout. However my regional setting is Switzerland since I'm studying here and ...
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What does the “Flick only” setting of iPad's Japanese keyboard do?

I've been using the Japanese keyboard layout for a while, but only recently I have noticed there are two options for the software keyboard layout, namely "Kana" and "Flick only". Can anybody tell me ...
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Kotoeri Romaji layout for OSX

I am trying to figure out how to change the Kotoeri Romaji keyboard layout to the Japanese default layout, using an external Apple US keyboard. I'm currently running OSX 10.6.8 on a MacBook Pro 6,2. ...
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What do these dashed-box symbols mean on Japanese keyboard?

What do these dashed boxes mean and how to use them?
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Offline furigana for iOS

Is there any software to compute and display furigana completely offline? It doesn't have to be integrated with any existing app. A new standalone app I type into is fine.
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Is there a tool like Furigana that I can use on iOS Safari?

On my iPod (iOS 4.1), I'm often browsing Japanese webpages, and while I can usually understand the meaning, I often don't know the readings, especially in new contexts. For my desktop web browsers, ...
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Why are the iOS keyboard settings changing on their own?

I have an iPod Touch -- my first iOS device -- and I'm trying to figure out how to set up the keyboard layouts, because I'm going to be typing almost exclusively Japanese. I went into the ...
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Offline iPhone app to recognize Japanese words

I am looking for an offline iPhone app to recognize Japanese words: I take a picture of a kanji or Japanese word or short piece of Japanese text The app recognizes the kanji and converts it to text ...