Questions tagged [language]

Refer to a human language, rather than a programming language. See also the [internationalization] tag. For progamming language, use the specific tags of that language.

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Auto toggle Siri language on iOS

Is there a way to create an iOS shortcut that toggles the Siri language between two (or more?) languages? This would involve opening System preferences selecting Siri & Search, selecting Language, ...
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Easily Type Esperanto ^ characters using x convention on iPhone

As some of you may know, Esperanto has several characters that have diacritics: ĉ, ĝ, ĥ, ĵ, ŝ, and ŭ. None of these characters are available in the standard iOS 13.6 keyboard (what I am using ...
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How do I type an acute accent on the Russian PC keyboard layout?

I need to write an acute accent over over a Russian letter to indicate stress. Google tells me to switch to QWERTY, hold the letter key and select the accented one. This types a U+00E9 LATIN SMALL ...
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How do I type the Telugu character అ?

I am trying to type the telugu character అ on mac, after switching to the Telugu - QWERTY keyboard that ships with mac. I would think this would show up as an option when holding down the 'a' key, or ...
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iPad/iOS full tutorial for seniors in Chinese?

I cant seem to find any tutorials in Chinese which teach older Chinese elders how to use iOS or an iPad. My parents are not very good at English and I can only find English tutorials online. They ...
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Thesaurus in other language in Dictionary app?

If I open the Dictionary app's preferences, I can choose different sources. One of the sources is an English thesaurus. Since I'm studying some other languages (like Spanish), I'd like to see ...
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automatically change keyboard shortcuts when keyboard layout changes

I have a MacBook Pro with American keyboard, but I also use a Bluetooth keyboard with Spanish layout. To cycle through windows I use command+` in the built in keyboard, but when I'm using the Spanish ...
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Switching voice or accent during Speak Screen when reading same language

I hope to switch the voice on different languages via Speak Screen. It switches voice and accent on different sentences or paragraphs even when all the text is in the same language, in my case English....
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Why can't I see some chinese characters (eg: 𦳊) on macOS BigSur 11.2.1?

For example, when this character: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%F0%A6%B3%8A#Chinese On Chrome, I see nothing on the web site render: and on the address bar: If I copy-and-paste the "invisible&...
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Keyboard Fn Function key switchUsing language

Using Macbook Air M1. The keyboard Fn (Function) key has a globe icon to switch between languages. It works but a bit quirky. When it's not working, it tries to switch language but couldn't, and when ...
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Where can I see the full key-to-character mapping for a language-specific keyboard?

I'd like to know which character is output from which key, including with modifiers like ⌥ ⌘ ⇧ ⌃, including the character and its Unicode number. Only the primary characters appear on my physical ...
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Terminal doesn't print special characters after changing to Italian keyboard layout

I'm on a second-hand macbook pro from 2013, running catalina 10.15. It has built-in British keyboard layout but since I mostly write in Italian on an external Italian keyboard, I switched the layout ...
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Missing 0 key when change input source from ABC to Hungarian

I recently got a new MacBook Pro for work/personal usage, the physical keyboard itself has a default US English qwerty layout. In keyboard settings I added ABC and Hungarian. It works perfectly, ...
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Korean language input issue on macOS Catalina

I have the Korean keyboard enabled on my new MacBook Pro (2020, macOS Catalina) and use CommandSpace to switch between the keyboards (English-Korean). The problem is that, whenever I use the Shift key ...
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How to completely turn off spell check in macOS Big Sur

Spelling autocorrect and checking seem to have changed in Big Sur. I have disabled Edit > Spelling and Grammar > Check spelling while typing, I unchecked System Preferences > Keyboard > ...
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Export list of languages available in macOS (with endonyms)

I'm looking to export this list of languages (in English + their local name AKA endonym) available in System Preferences › Language & Region upon adding a language: Any hints as to where it might ...
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Switch Layout between different Keyboards

I own a MacBook Pro with a German keyboard layout but bought a UK external keyboard because the special characters are much more convenient for coding and LaTeX. Currently, I have to manually switch ...
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MacOS Catalina change word delimiter language region setting

I would like dash (-) to be considered a letter so if I double-click on 1d18830d-0250-ee03-0c48-6ff9d89dfcff the entire string is selected and not just one segment. It seems you used to be able to ...
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Where do the language indicator icons live in OSX? [duplicate]

Where do the language indicator icons live in OSX? I'm on OSX Catalina but if different on Mojave, would appreciate where it is on Mojave too. I want to write a program that shows that icon in a ...
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How to change the keyboard language (two languages setup) at login screen on Macbook Air 13?

During login I had two keyboard language options which appeared on the right top corner which I could choose. After reboot, I lost them. How can I get those two keyboard language options again? I ...
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Backtick randomly appearing

My Macbook Air (2014 Sierra) has suddenly started entering a backtick in the middle of words today. Mostly with the word can (appears as ca`n), with have, make, changing, change all display the same ...
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Is there any way to change language input icons on macOS?

Some languages like Spanish and Russian use the country flags for language input, while others like Chinese and Japanese are not. So I would like to change language input icons such that all languages ...
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How can I make sure which language the current input source is on iPad Magic Keyboard?

I use English and Korean on iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard, but it seems that there is no way to know which the current input source is. On Mac there is a language icon on the menu bar, and even without ...
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How can I use a non-qwerty keyboard on the login page?

I have one user on my account and the language in the language and region settings is English. I use a non-English keyboard layout, like dvorak, and I'd like for that to be default on the login page. ...
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How to make an AppleScript to automatically translate emails from a foreign language and redirect them to yourself?

I receive many emails in Japanese everyday (I am living in Japan). Some are spam but some are important. I would like to have an AppleScript to do the following Translate the email (with google ...
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macOS status bar: Change keyboard layout icon

Can I change from this: low resolution language icon to this: simpler icon? I do like the lock-screen version more.
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macOS english is not applied completely

I have changed the language to English but I'm still seeing non-english message. One of the example is when I click restart system: It show me this:
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Switching language input using Capslock: how to remove delay?

I have U.S. and Japanese (Hiragana) input on the keyboard. There's a feature in macOS "Use the Caps Lock key to switch to and from U.S.". So, pressing Capslock switches between U.S. and Japanese fine ...
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Backtick/accent_grave is overwritten by § char

When I type the backtick char the output becomes § on my keyboard. I have tested this in multiple apps and I have also double checked in Karabiner-Event (KE) viewer to make sure that it is the ...
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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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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 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 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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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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