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Dictionaries on iOS 9 not working

I just updated to iOS 9, and I noticed that the built-in dictionaries, I previously used, aren't working. I had used American English, British English, and Apple Dictionary. Now, when I try to define ...
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MacBook booting with wrong keyboard layout

I've got a 15-inch MacBook Pro with the latest OS X. Every time I reboot, it resets the keyboard layout to American English even though I set it to Swiss German. This means that I always need to go to ...
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Changing keyboard input language on Mac OSX

How do I change (switch) the input language in Mac OSX (English->Russian->Hebrew). In Windows it is done by pressing alt-shift. What is the equivalent in OSX ?
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Spanish to English and English to Spanish dictionary for Dictionary app?

For quite a while now, I have been looking for English and Spanish conversion dictionaries (both ways) for Apple's native Dictionary application. So far I have not had any success. Is there any ...
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wrong description language in Appstore for my local language

I have published an app in 2 languages (english and german). The Apps content is english and german and the description and pictures in Itunes-Connect are english and german (2 seperate languages) my ...
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Remove a language from the “Preferred language order”

How do I remove an added language form the "Preferred Language Order" in Settings > General > Language & Region > Preferred Language Order? iPhone 6 Plus iOS 8.4.1
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Will Changing Country Change Language

So I am a switching to the Mac guy and I have a query. Once I get my new Mac it seems I am asked to setup my country. Say if I set the country to be Germany will it change the interface language to ...
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How can I buy something in German if I live in the U.S.?

I want to buy the German dubbed version of South Park. How can I do this? I changed my region to Germany and found what I want to purchase. I even previewed the episode and sure enough the audio-...
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How to change the spell check language to Romanian in Pages 5?

How to change the spell check language in Pages version 5? The solutions described here and here are no longer available in the current version. I am editing a document in Romanian. Every word I ...
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MacOS Language and Country Settings

I switched to Mac recently. So I have this question: I am in Germany, however, neither I speak nor read any German. Is it possible to set the Mac language to English and the country to Germany so ...
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Can client language settings override a user's phone language settings?

I'm working with an enterprise app, so each user who logs on comes from a client group. Each client group has its own particular language/localization settings. We offer the app in different languages,...
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Input language stuck in English

I tried to change input language by pressing shortcut commandspace and also by choosing language on the menu bar. It automatically switches to English language. The only way I found to fix it by ...
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Cannot type non-english text in html password fields

When focus is on an html password field, the input languages options are limited to those using the Latin script only. If the language selected is some other language using a non-Latin script, like ...
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Is it possible to launch a program in a specific language?

I'm a developer, and my primary language is French, so I use Mac OS X in French. However, I need on a regular basis to open an application in English to do support. Right now I'm going to the ...
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How to change my Mac keyboard back to British English from US English

For some reason my Mac's keyboard has changed fro British English to US English. This means that when I need to do a "£" sign I need to hit option+3 rather than shift+3, which is pretty irritating. I ...
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OS X doesn't allow me to change the input source for passwords boxes

In my OS X El Capitan I can only use en-US input for all password boxes (other input methods are not available). But most of my password are in Russian. How can I change the input source in OS X El ...
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Autodetect notification language by text-to-speech

I am using English as default language on my Mac. But sometimes notifications in Russian appears. When text-to-speech service tries to read such notification it sounds like «Cyrillic capital letter "A"...
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Switching to english keyboard with alt + shift

Is it possible to configure mac, so i will be able to switch to english keyboard with alt + shift?
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How does one use different languages in Pages headers and footers?

[EDIT] I'm afraid this language feature is gone in Pages 5.* How does one use different languages in Pages headers and footers? I don't need spell checking but language switching (for headers and ...
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“say” in different language?

Are there voices in different languages installed in Mac OS X? E.g. spanish, french or slovak? (latest iPod Nano built-in voiceover has beautiful slovak voice, I'd like to try it on Mac OS X too)
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How to change citation language in Microsoft Word for Mac 2015 (15.17.1)?

When I add a source without a date to my Microsoft Word document in Microsoft Word 2015 (15.17.1) on OS X 10.11.2 and insert a citation, the inserted field states (Author, kein Datum) in German (kein ...
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LANG variable wrong in iTerm2, where's the bug?

Today I noticed that when opening TortoiseHG the app was in Dutch (partially, not fully translated it seems). Looking around in my environment I found out that LANG=nl_NL.UTF-8. It is indeed true ...
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Setting Romanian diacritics using AltGr on El Capitan

I'm a Linux user, using Ubuntu for few years. Recently I bought a Macbook and I'm trying to understand how to set up my Romanian language layout. My mac has a Romanian keyboard, but since I am a ...
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App Store is the wrong language

I changed my iTunes account location to German (with an Austrian credit card) in order to download a certain app that wasn't available in Danish (my primary language). I was now able to get the app ...
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How can i create my own dictionary? [duplicate]

I am learning a new language and I would like to create my own dictionary. is that possible? thank you for answering
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French Apple TV apps from the US?

Can the 4th gen Apple TV access apps/videos in different languages? Using the 3rd version of Apple TV I'm not aware of how you can access for instance Disney Jr Francais. Can the fourth generation ...
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Changing language in Pages on a Mac?

I have a Mac and I'm a Spanish Student. I primarily use Pages in English, but sometimes I work in Spanish and I'd like to have spell check and not have red lines under all my words. I went to system ...
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How can I just change the language of Safari in iPhone iOS 9?

I am using an iPhone with iOS 9 and the language is set to 'English'. Also Safari's language is set to English. Is there a way to change the language just of Safari? Thanks for helping.
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How can I make my own custom OSX keyboard with autocorrect relying off a personalized dictionary?

I really want to do this to support a minority language (Kouri-vini) that currently has zero input support but an existing digitized dictionary. I also have zero coding experience but I don't care if ...
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Problem with Non English(Farsi, …) subtitle

When I want see movie or video in mac os x (with VLC, DivX Player, Quick Time) and want to load subtitle these video player application can't load my subtitle correctly and show in strange text. my ...
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How to get to the help input field on OS X in German?

There is this nifty little help input field, which I use often as a new Mac user to find the right menu options. It says Command + Shift + ? is the keyboard shortcut to get there, even in the German ...
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How do I use automatic spelling check in OSX with additional spelling dictionary?

I often write documents in languages that are not preinstalled in OSX (vietnamese in this case). I have copied the .dic and .aff files downloaded from https://github.com/titoBouzout/Dictionaries to ...
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Automatically change input source

I have two languages I am actively using. English is my default, but in some applications such as Skype I use Russian. Every time I am switching from Skype to Safari I have manually switch back from ...
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How do I use spell check in OSX with several languages?

I often need to write emails in French that contain English technical words and it seems that the spell check in OSX can't understand that a document can contain both languages. The result is either ...
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iOS: How to set language of app independent of iphone/ipad language

More & more apps try setting their language automatically, based upon the language of your iPad, then the list of chosen languages. Unfortunately, as do a lot of people, my preferred iOS/OSX ...
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keyboard shortcuts doesn't work on 'screen sharing'

I'm using 'screen sharing' to control my remote personal macbook from the iMac @ work. However, the shortcut for switching languages is not working (command + space), and i need to do it the hard ...
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Unable to get a local notification for NSCurrentLocaleDidChangeNotification [closed]

I am new to iOS development. I have implemented the following sample code to test if i can receive a notification for locale change(In my case, I need to get a notification when I change the language)....
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Spotlight Dictionary results no longer showing multiple languages in 10.11.3

I recently did a software update on El Capitan, from 10.11.1 to 10.11.3, and now Spotlight will no longer allow look-up of foreign language words. For example, I was able to look up "chaise" and have ...
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How to change the language used on Mac App Store?

I used my old Mac which showed me English when I browsed through Mac App Store. However, after I purchased my new Mac and ported all the data using Time Machine, the Mac App Store suddenly shows me ...
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Press and hold for accents does not work everytime

I am a German User, but i am using a US Keyboard and the US Extended Keyboard Layout. Sometimes I need to use German Umlauts, and I usually rely on the "press and hold for accented characters" feature ...
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enable dictionaries in dictionary app under el capitan

os x el capitan, new mac book air with fresh os x installation. In dictionary app preferences, no foreign language dictionaries appear in the the list of available dictionaries. However, in /...
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El Capitan changes language input after reboot

every time I restart my Mac (OS X El Capitan 10.11.3), the language input is set to "ABC Extended" instead of English or German. This causes me trouble when I want to type my password. Is there a way ...
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How can I change the language for automatic spelling correction?

I set my input source to be US English. And the flag showing on the taskbar is also an American flag. But whenever I type something in Mail.app or Notes.app the spell check still corrects my spelling ...
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Add languages to OSX dictionary

The native OSX dictionary (hover + 3-finger-tap) does not work for the Hebrew language. The example below shows its reluctance to interpret the word פרסומת, a valid Hebrew word. Any ideas how to add ...
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Select previous input source shortcut

I usually just go through my input sources one way but found a case where I really need to navigate back to the previous one right away. Now when I hit cmd-alt-] it switches to the next input ...
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How to type floating point numbers in Apple Numbers in Persian?

When I want to insert a floating number in Apple Numbers 3.6.1 in OS X 10.10.5 while my primary preferred language in Language & Region is Persian(فارسی), the number is interpreted as a string ...
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iPhone “Speak” is wrong: how to disable / remove languages?

"Speak" is wrong. My iPhone international/languages settings are only: English and Japanese. However. sometimes in Messages for instance, for some reasons the "Speak" feature reads Japanese as ...
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Spotlight custom dictionary search doesn't work

Since I upgraded to El Capitan, Spotlight has refused to look up for definitions in my custom dictionary (hungairan-english). Instead, it sticks itself with Apple's default English-English dictionary. ...
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How can I have multiple languages in my iPhone dictionary?

I speak English with most people but correspond with my mother in Spanish. Is there any way I can get autocomplete on my iPhone to work for words in both languages?
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Language problem

I set my iPhone on Croatian language and than I added a german language to my keyboard. Suddenty was everything on german! But my icons are still on croatian language and when I open one icon (...