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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How to fix macOS Sierra language switching bug?

Changing languages input does not work, you can see the video.
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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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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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How to read an epub file aloud in a language differing from the default iPhone language

I am running iOS 13.5 on an iPhone SE. In Preferences -> General -> Language & Region the iPhone Language is set to “German” but the Preferred Language Order is set to “1. English 2. German”. In ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Can't use command+space to change input source

I have been having an issue regarding keyboard short-cut to change input source between Japanese and English on a new iMac running on Sierra. On my old Mac, I used "command+space" (Fig. 1) ...
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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 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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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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Hindi not supported? - iTunes Connect (App Store)

Trying to create a new app and while Chinese, Russian, Japanese, Arabic and Korean was created without any issue, Hindi gives an error: App Name must not contain the following characters: जी वं त .....
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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 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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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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How to change Safari HTTP header Accept-Language?

In Firefox Accept-Language is set globally for the browser in the general preferences or via an extension like "Modify Headers" for more frequent changes. But how to do that in Safari? Safari. On ...
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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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