Questions tagged [input-source]

International keyboards and input methods

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OS X 10.9: Deleting Keyboard Input Sources

This is really similar to: How to remove or disable a default keyboard layout? However, I am new here and have no ability to comment or make remarks towards this to voice further problems. In OS X 10....
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Mavericks input source is set to US keyboard in login screen

I'm from Belgium, and on my own user account, the input source is set to a Belgian (actually French) keyboard. The input sources menu is enabled in the menu bar, so I can switch it to the Belgian ...
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Safari and Chromium on Mac get input language from other apps

In my system, two 'input sources' (languages) are enabled, and I use different languages in different 'documents' (apps). I have Chromium or Safari open (a Webkit browser, that is to say) with ...
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Can the Chinese trackpad handwriting input method be used with a graphics tablet?

On Macs with a multitouch trackpad, I'm told that from the Input Sources options you can select the option to draw Chinese and Japanese characters. I have a Mac Mini, and a Wacom multitouch graphics ...
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switch input (language) quick with keyboard

I am a Taiwanese and study in France now. My major requires read and write in English. I get a iMac with 10.6 on it. It really bothers me to switch between these 3 input languages with mouse. Is ...
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Keyboard shortcut for jumping directly to a specific input method

I'm leaning Japanese, and so I have my Mac set up for three different input methods: English, and two different Japanese character sets. I can change between the three input methods using ctrl-alt-...
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Change main keyboard layout in OS X

I have two active keyboard layouts - US english and russian. I have russian as my primary system language and the option "allow different input language for different documents" is active. But when I ...
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OS X autoswitch the input method

So, I have a really weird problem with OS X 10.8.2. When I last configured it from scratch for the last time (the release of Mountain Lion), I was using the Apple keyboard. So, the default input ...
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How to input accented characters to an OS running in a VM?

I have a MacBook Pro with English (US) keyboard layout. I usually hold the right-alt (option) key, and press E to activate the accented vowel insertion (it shows a placeholder where the accented ...
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Prevent keyboard viewer from displaying

Whenever I plug my MacBook into my external keyboard at work, the keyboard viewer window automatically opens up. How do I prevent the keyboard viewer from automatically showing? If possible, I'd ...
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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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How to set “Input Sources” for all users at the same time

In Lion OSX, changing the keyboard layout "Input Sources" setting in the "Language & Text" only changes the setting for the current user. Is there a way to populate the setting to all existing, ...
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How to set default input source in Mac OS X Lion

I use two keyboard layouts (input sources) in my everyday work - the standard US and Russian-PC. In System Preferences/Language & Text/Input Sources I have activated the "Allow different input ...
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How do I disable the Russian keyboard layout in software?

I enabled Russian input source, and am having problem disabling it. How do I disable it?
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Can my Macbook Pro's display receive inputs from other sources?

Is it possible to use my Macbook Pro's display to receive inputs from other sources?
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Can I change input source per physical keyboard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Internal keyboard QWERTY; External Keyboard Dvorak I want to alter my keyboard layout per keyboard, so my MacBook's keyboard is Dvorak and a bluetooth keyboard is QWERTY. How ...
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How to make a custom keyboard layout be recognized as Latin so I can remove the US default layout?

I have a custom keyboard layout which MacOSX doesn't recognize as Latin, so it doesn't allow me to remove the US default layout. I'd like to know what would make my layout be recognized as Latin. Is ...
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“Hide Input Source Name” changes to “Show input source name” on every reboot, on Lion

I use three keyboard layouts (three input sources), and I chose to show the source in the toolbar (I mean the main bar at the top). Since I moved to Lion, in addition to the icon for the input ...
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Can't remove U.S. from the languages and input methods menu

I wonder if I can remove the U.S. language of the languages list. Because I use a shortcut to cycle through input methods, and don't want to land on U.S. as ArgenPinYin is already a modified U.S. ...
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Tilde with hiragana-input

I'd like to type the two characters "tilde" ('~') and "fullwidth tilde" ('~') with a german keyboard, since I need those characters quite often, for example when writing hiragana in romaji, for ...
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How does the “Unicode Hex Input” input source work?

How can I enter a character using that input source? I tried entering a tab character with ⌥+0009, but I didn't get anything. Viceversa, with ⌥+9999, I get 香. Am I doing anything wrong, or doesn't ...
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set up Caps Lock as a shortcut for changing the input language

I want to set up Casp Lock as a shortcut for changing the input language. There are some solutions like this. But it requires installing some software and doing tricks. Is there a way to do it in a ...
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How can I map buttons on my PS3 controller to keystrokes on my Mac?

I purchased a PlayStation 3 controller for use with my Mac. It's paired via Bluetooth. It works great in emulators such as Snes9x, but I'd like to use it for other things as well. Is there any ...
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How can I type Chinese on MacBook Pro?

I would like to know how to type Chinese (simplified), using Pinyin, on my MacBook Pro. I went to System Preference > Language & Text > Language, moved Chinese (simplified) on the list right ...
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What is the most classic keyboard shortcut for switching between input sources (languages)?

What is the most classic/used keyboard shortcut for switching between input sources (languages)? Except for cmd+space of course which is used by Spotlight.
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How can I unlock my screen when my input is in a different language?

I have 3 languages installed and everytime my MacBook goes to sleep - the screen is being locked. After entering a password, system says that it's incorrect. It appears, that I'm entering password not ...