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Default keyboard layout for new user on macOS Mojave

On a macOS Mojave machine that was used by a French user I changed the default language with sudo languagesetup and then I enabled the "Show Input menu in login window" option. Then I added a new ...
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iPhone Photos Geolocation Displayed in Wrong Language

My phone language has almost always been set to English and I've always had my geolocation on for my pictures. A couple of months ago I rearranged the Preferred Language Order to bring Persian to the ...
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Change shazam language

My phone language is English, but in some apps (like Shazam) the language is Russian. I guess it’s because of my geographical location, but it shouldn’t be like that as my phone language is English. ...
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Shut down dialog in wrong language - MBP High Sierra 10.13.6

My Preferred & Primary language is set to English (The region is however set to Germany) as shown in the image below. When I try to shut down or restart, I am presented a dialog in German ...
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Can I make Caps Lock always switch to a specific input language?

My 12" MacBook has the Chinese (Simplified, Pinyin) hardware keyboard and it has the default function on Caps Lock that lets you switch the language input between Chinese and English. However, I also ...
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iPhone: Why does the keyboard language switch randomly?

Currently on my iPhone (current iOS, but this has been an issue since long ago), the keyboard language switches randomly between English and Chinese, every time I go to a new app or an input field. ...
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Can Safari request web pages in my language, regardless of location?

I've been traveling a lot lately, and I notice web servers often serve me pages in a language that matches my current location. If I'm in Greece, I get the page in Greek. If I'm Spain, I get a page in ...
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Mac OS X Mojave Typing Lag

When typing Hebrew letters, the output is delayed and quite laggy. This is not happening in English, as can be seen in the following video (when nothing is being outputted - I actually press the ש ...
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Does switching the keyboard language (literally) works?

I’ve used US format keyboard along all my life, a couple days ago I bought a Macbook Pro 13’ mid 2012 in in Mexico it was way more cheaper and with no issues at all with the computer, but I’m not used ...
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Dictionary shows wrong language (British English instead of American English)

Under macOS 10.14.4, I've enabled the following dictionaries: Yet, when I hid ⌃⌘D, I get the results as follows: I would expect the results to show only American English dictionaries, and not ...
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What does “Other Languages” item in iPhone settings mean?

What does the Other Languages... item found below iPhone Language under Settings app → General → Language & Region mean? Tapping on the item shows me two sections, namely: IPHONE LANGUAGES and ...
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How do I change the default keyboard language with filevault?

How do I change the default keyboard language with filevault? I have Polish by default and I want a Polish pro Every time I have to change it, before encryption I could choose the default language of ...
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How to switch tabs with a German keyboard?

Context: Most native macOS apps use ⇧⌘[ and ⇧⌘] for switching to the next and previous tabs respectively. Problem: However this does not work for German keyboards. To type a [ or ] with a German ...
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Can I sidestep a red line spelling checker in words other than English?

In macOS there appear words that are underlined in red if the spelling is wrong. However, I started to learn French and only found that French words that are spelled correctly have he red underlines ...
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How to change language of an existing Pages for iCloud document?

I have document that was created in Pages for Mac with the correct spelling/language (not English) settings for each paragraph. However, when I now try to edit this document using Pages for iCloud the ...
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Safari showing website in different language than what's set in Preferences

Surfing around found a web site I needed info. from. It's in Japanese Language. Whats w/ that? Safari is browser, an it's set with English as language, in Region Setting preferences. Is there no ...
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Clicking CAPS won't change language, is there a way to fix this glitch?

I have my settings made so that if I click CAPS it'll go between English and Korean. But for the last couple of months it wont work as consistently as it used to. I'm not sure if it's due to an update ...
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Software Upgrade causes language change in Login screen and shutdown popup window

I am running MacOS 10.13.6. I upgrade Security Update 2018-003, Command line Tools (macOS High Sierra version 10.13) for Xcode, Safari to the latest version one day ago. The weird thing is even if the ...
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Voice in iOS switches language during text-to-speech

Very often, as I'm listening to an article being read by an American English voice with swipe-down "Speak Screen" or selected-text "Speak Selection." A date or number would be spelled in Dutch by the ...
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Macbook's Arabic keyboard layout mistakes and missing characters!

I'm familiar enough with the Arabic language, but not sure if those points down below are considered to be mistakes from apple designers or not, also I've checked with the official layout of Apple's ...
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Mojave spell check keeps flagging correct words and tries to change them to grammatically incorrect words

So this has been driving me crazy - it feels like I have a grammar troll living in my computer. MacOS's spell checker keeps flagging words as misspelled that aren't. I notice it mostly in Mail, ...
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Change Language in recovery mode

Yesterday I traded my old iPhone 5s for a MacBook Air 11“ Mid 2011, running MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6. This is my first Mac. Only problem is, the MacBook was purchased in Turkey so its system ...
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iPhone X iOS 12 changing icon language

My display remains in English but my icon text has changed to Polish and I need English. No Google searches have provided answer specific to changing icon text language.
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Can I localize app store metadata for more than the supported languages?

I need to localize an app to fit markets which are actually not in the list of markets supported in the iTunes App Store (see here). So e.g. if you want to customize your app description for the ...
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Homebrew and Git - Wrong language on the command line

I have a strange issue - when I use the git command which comes with the Command Line Tools package, the interface on the command-line is in English, as I want it to be. However, the version installed ...
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How to type ろ in Japanese kana mode on US-English keyboard?

I tried the Japanese kana input method (prior to that I used romaji method) but it seems designed for Japanese hardware keyboard, which has one more key on the next to the right-shift key. However on ...
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MacOS bin and sbin

I was curious what language the default binaries and system binaries that come with macOS are written in. I am sure it's not just one language, but is there one language that is common throughout most ...
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Incorrect Japanese font rendering [closed]

I'm building a UI application in macOS with dynamic localization (meaning that it's possible to switch language while the application is running). I've noticed that if the initial language is ...
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How to restrict language in Microsoft Word 2016

Is there a way I can restrict a document to a specific language even if the keyboard language for the whole system is changed? I use only a particular RTL language for a certain Word document, but I ...
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iOS 3D Touch menu not working after language change

When I switch language, Safari's and Calculator's 3D menu is not working. (Message's one does however.) When I open these apps and background them, it works again. Is there an official bug report for ...
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Whenever I want to type "A, the text is converted to Ä

Whenever I want to type "A, the text is converted to Ä For example, I want to type the following text: "A wonderful letter" When I start typing, I get this: Ä wonderful letter" How to fix the ...
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Open web page with macOS Safari in different language

Is it possible to make Safari open a web page in a different language without having to change the whole system language? I need to test if the Angular translations come out right but changing system ...
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Predictive input doesn’t work on Russian language

I have iPhone 7 with iOS 11.4 and my keyboard freezes at random times for second. Now it doesn’t show predictive suggestions for the Russian language. I tried to disable all smart features of ...
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How can I restrict predictive text to words in the current language?

I have Apple's QuickType keyboards for English and German installed on my iPhone. I get predictive text in both languages, but sometimes I'll get suggestions for German words when using the English ...
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Why can't I use cmd key to change languages for a single character?

On my macbook keyboard I have two languages - Hebrew and US. On 'keyboard viewer' I see that clicking and holding the cmd should temporarly switch to the other language (instead of cmd+space and then ...
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How to access katakana on the Japanese keyboard for the iPhone?

I have the Japanese keyboard enabled and am able to input hiragana and kanji fine, but I can find no way to input katakana. How can this be done?
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Can't install port that is visible on macports.org [Macports]

I've been trying to get some of my packages from Homebrew moved to Macports recently. One such package was the Crystal programming language. Unfortunately, sudo port install crystal doesn't work: $ ...
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Switch the input language in Microsoft Remote Desktop with CMD+Space

Switching the input with CMD+Space language works in Remote Desktop only if you disable the shortcut in MacOS. If it's enabled, it's received and handled by MacOS, even if you are in Remote Desktop ...
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Force language change on focus into terminal

Is there any way of forcing input language set to default one on terminal/iterm focus? Basically what I want to achieve is setting current keyboard input language to English on switching back from ...
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MacOS intermitently shows system messages in wrong, non-default language

So at some point last year I set MacOS language to my native language. I didn't quite like it, so after a while I switched back to English. Since then, MacOS keeps sporadically showing me messages in ...
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How comes Spotlight started to show results half in English?

I am using High Sierra 10.13.3 and my system language is definitely set to Italian: When I want to open the System Preferences (which are called Preferenze di sistema) I usually open Spotlight and ...
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How do I recover a file which cannot be opened due to using Japanese characters in the file path?

I saved a word document to a path similar to: "something/にほん.docx" then closed down Word as it appeared to save successfully. I looked in Finder and the file wasn't there. I opened Word again, and I ...
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Make Speech in Safari read different languages

It would make sense when I have Safari read Japanese text (for example on this page) by clicking Edit then Speech then Start Speaking, that it would recognize Japanese language and switch voice to a ...
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iOS 11.2 autocorrects French words when using English keyboard

Back in iOS 10, it was a new feature that words from a different language and be mixed in your primary language and wouldn't get autocorrected. And you can type the whole thing in that other language ...
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MacOS High Sierra lags to change input layout

I have configured input switch with CapsLock. But Some times it takes several times pushing CapsLock key to change input language. Is it MacOS lag, or is it configuring some where? p.s. I don't ...
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Can I use the Dvorak layout on Japanese keyboard on macOS?

Recently I switched to Dvorak, but found out that although my Chinese layout also switched to Dvorak, the Japanese layout didn't. I deleted the Japanese layout from the list on the System Preferences,...
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Does Touch Bar Predictive Text Work for Languages Other Than English?

I don't have a Touch Bar, but am trying to find out whether, under High Sierra, the predictive text feature works for languages other than English, like French or Spanish, after either a) changing ...
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Application shortcuts do not match keyboard layout

My MacBook language is set to French, but the physical keyboard layout is US English, therefore I am using a US layout in layout preferences. Now, this is the problem: The above image shows the ...
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Japanese language input erratic after move to High Sierra

After installing High Sierra the Japanese input method has started to behave very oddly: My keyboard shortcuts to switch input methods all work as expected but... After switching to Japanese the ...
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How to kill and restart input language in macOS?

These days I have been stuck in a painstaking case where an input of language is not switched to some languages. I usually use English, Simplified Chinese, and Japanese, but Japanese input language ...