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Changing Keyboard/Input Source order on MacOS

I'm using quite a few input languages on my Mac (10.14) and found out that whenever I open a new app, the default selected language will be Chinese (Pinyin as shown on the photo below). And I believe ...
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iPhone calendar showing Chinese months

Some things are in English and other are (I’m guessing) in Chinese. How do I change my language settings to English.
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Display Language In Catalina

I need to have two different languages, my OS language is English, but I want to display the date in Portuguese. I tried this, but doesn't work. Is there any solution that might work with Catalina?
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How to change Input Source shortcut to work with Shift key? [duplicate]

I am trying to change the input source shortcut from command space to ctrl + shift, so it will work like windows language change is. The thing is that when trying to edit it does not recognize the ...
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How to show French site results instead of English sites on iOS Safari without setting French as the system language?

I set French as the system language on iOS 13 and when I searched for something like iPhone 11 Pro in Safari, I got search results in French (such as French Wikipedia article of iPhone 11 Pro or Apple ...
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How to set Apple TV's language back to English?

So, our daughter thought it would be funny to change the Apple TV's language setting. She is now complaining that she can't watch TV shows. Of course she can't, because nobody can figure out how to ...
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Safari language issues after Adware or Malware has been installed

My mother has a MacBook Air, Early 2015, 1.6GHz Intel Core i5, running macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 with Safari version 11.0.3. My brother, whilst browsing through some shady streaming websites ended up ...
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Programing Language availability for a Mac [closed]

I want an inexpensive programming language for my Mac. I know Pascal, Fortran, some familiarity with C. I don’t know many recent languages but am willing learn. I just have a Mac , and I want to ...
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How do I use my external keyboard for typing in a foreign language?

I have a MacBook Air with a British English keyboard layout and a bluetooth keyboard with a Norwegian layout. I would like to use my bluetooth keyboard for when I am typing in Norwegian, and the ...
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Quick switching between language keyboards

How can I switch quickly back and forth between the English keyboard and the German keyboard on macOS?
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iOS app missing keyboard language selection

I am having an issue with an iOS application which doesn't allow choosing between configured iOS keyboard languages except for English and Emoji The very same app (in this case, Bolt) shows the ...
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Is it possible to choose which language to use when I type by speaking?

I want to enable dictation, but on multiple languages. Sometimes I speak Chinese to type in, sometimes use Japanese, etc... Is it possible to decide which language to speak, when I type in the text? ...
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Is it possible to trigger keyboard shortcuts on non-English keyboard input via Dvorak key position?

I use Dvorak layout on my macOS and have other keyboard input including Simplified Chinese and Korean. However, to trigger a keyboard shortcut such as Command + w on Korean keyboard, I must use the ...
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Unable to switch input sources after updating macOS to 10.14.6

After the latest update to Mojave 10.14.6, I'm unable to change input source using the keyboard shortcut (it works when I change it by selecting the input source manually). I tried changing it to ...
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OSX Language switch as in windows?

How to make OSX behave the same way as Windows in regards to multiple keyboard languages (drives me crazy)? In Windows, each app starts with default language, unless you have chosen a new language ...
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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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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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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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