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Windows 7: How to change the input language setup?

03 Aug 2010   #1

How to change the input language setup?

Hey guys!

This is a great forum, have been visiting this for a while and have learnt many new things about my seven. However one thing is bothering me, so I decided to write and ask. Hopefully someone will be able to help me.

The problem is, when I've got one input language chosen and am working on a Word document, I am able to write using that language. As soon as I open other software (for example start searching the web), the input language changes automatically. This means I cannot write my document and then proceed using same language on the Internet, but I have to change the input language separately when I swap from Word to Internet browser.

Is it possible to change the settings so that if I'd be using one input language in one software, after changing the software the input language would remain the same and not change? It is quite annoying, though it is probably helpful for those who are using different languages in different software and don't want to swap the language every time they move from one soft to another.

Thanks in advance!

Oh I almost forgot. Another annoying thing is that I cannot give the name to my file if there's a folder which has the same name. If I have folder 01 on my desktop and I have a file which I want to name as 01, as I press "Save" the file isn't being saved. Windows just opens the folder named 01 and shows it's content (in the same window where you need to enter the filename and have Save button). How can I change this setting so that Windows would let me save file 01 even though I've got folder with the same name.

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04 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

I have no clue about your main issue. As for your second issue, the only thing I can think of is to save the document, then rename it later.
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04 Aug 2010   #3

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit

Yeah windows always switch to default language when you open a program . for me it's better that way .

Download this program .
choose a key shortcut for swapping languages . and check "Global Layout" . this will solve your problem .

as for your second problem . try typing the extension of the file when you save,
like 01.doc or 01.mp3
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04 Aug 2010   #4


Thanks guys, appreciate your help. I am not using my own PC at the moment, but will try things you adviced me to do later!
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05 Aug 2010   #5


So great, your advices did really work. Thanks again, I am enjoying my system even more now!
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