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 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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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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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 ...
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How to turn off iTunes Store localisation?

The iTunes Store has an annoying habit of localising song metadata based on the system language: for instance, if I have my system language set to English but buy from the Japanese iTunes store, the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why is macOS Recovery in Japanese, when my language is set on english?

My Macbook Pro(early 2015) functioned in english until I started up macOS Recovery to erase the startup disc with macOS Utilities. It was originally bought used in Japan. I would like the entire ...
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1/10th of My Automator Actions Are Suddenly In Spanish

Anyone hazard a guess as to why? I have not changed my System language settings to Spanish, have not ventured with any Mac/iDevices to a country where the primary language is Spanish and nothing ...
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Cannot type non-english text in html password fields

When focus is on an html password field, the input languages options are limited to those using the Latin script only. If the language selected is some other language using a non-Latin script, like ...
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Spell-check and autocorrect only working in English

I can't manage to get the in-line spell check or autocorrect to work in any apps. In particular this is frustrating with my e-mail, as this is the biggest part of my job and I frequently need to ...
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How can I change the system language without changing shortcuts?

I would like to change the OS X system language on one Mac from English to French. If I do that, all standard-shortcuts also change. We use the Dvorak keyboard layout on all Macs. Example: In ...
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Language mismatch in Apple menu bar

The default language on my iMac is Italian, however, after restoring from a time machine backup, the language of the shutdown and reboot options from the menu bar have mixed language. The "countdown" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to change my Mac keyboard back to British English from US English

For some reason my Mac's keyboard has changed fro British English to US English. This means that when I need to do a "£" sign I need to hit option+3 rather than shift+3, which is pretty irritating. I ...
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OS X doesn't allow me to change the input source for passwords boxes

In my OS X El Capitan I can only use en-US input for all password boxes (other input methods are not available). But most of my password are in Russian. How can I change the input source in OS X El ...
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Spotlight Dictionary results no longer showing multiple languages in 10.11.3

I recently did a software update on El Capitan, from 10.11.1 to 10.11.3, and now Spotlight will no longer allow look-up of foreign language words. For example, I was able to look up "chaise" and have ...
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Can I hide input source from Input Sources (keyboard on OSX)

I have a MacBook with Japanese keyboard (physical), I use Google Japanese Input as my main input system. It lists three keyboard layouts Alphanumeric, Hiragana, Katakana in the settings ¥¥Keyboard -> ...
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How to master keyboard language on iOS?

There seems to be something wrong with the language switching on iOS. I have 3 keyboards/languages setup in this order: Dutch - English - Emoji. In certain applications, when I am typing a message in ...
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Allowing any keyboard to input for passwords

I use 3 keyboard layouts: Dvorak-Sougou (Chinese), Dvorak-Kana (Japanese), and Dvorak (English). Whenever I input a password, it always returns me to the EN-Dvorak layout. The problem is two-fold: ...
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Keyboard shortcut for switching input language at login screen

I've assigned a keyboard shortcut to switch between input languages: But this shortcut doesn't work at the login screen. So when I resume from sleep, I have to use the mouse to change input language. ...
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How to change the keyboard for alphanumeric password on lock screen on iPod

I want to change the keyboard of my passcode to Japanese. Even if I change the language of my iPod to Japanese and get rid of the English keyboard, I still only can set my passcode in English. I can't ...
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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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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 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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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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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 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 ...