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Windows 7: Microsoft Word and the keyboard switch to French

19 Apr 2010   #1
buggaby

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Microsoft Word and the keyboard switch to French

My office computer runs Vista and sometimes the keyboard language switches over to French. The strange thing is that the keyboard is only in French within Microsoft Word. In any other program (Chrome, Excel, Notepad...), it's still in good ol' English. Also, the selected language at the bottom in Word is still English, so it's still spell checking the right language. Once I restart Word, it goes back to English. There must be a sequence of keys I'm hitting that switches it to French. Or...?


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19 Apr 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by buggaby View Post
My office computer runs Vista and sometimes the keyboard language switches over to French. The strange thing is that the keyboard is only in French within Microsoft Word. In any other program (Chrome, Excel, Notepad...), it's still in good ol' English. Also, the selected language at the bottom in Word is still English, so it's still spell checking the right language. Once I restart Word, it goes back to English. There must be a sequence of keys I'm hitting that switches it to French. Or...?

ARe you:

using a legit, english language office?

What keyboard layout?

What language setup up (eng-us, en-uk, etc)?
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19 Apr 2010   #3
buggaby

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
ARe you:

using a legit, english language office?
Yes.

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What keyboard layout?
Standard QWERTY English layout. (Is this what you were asking?)

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What language setup up (eng-us, en-uk, etc)?
Eng-us. I can switch this to eng-canada after the problem occurs and the keyboard stays in French.
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20 Apr 2010   #4
buggaby

Windows 7
 
 

No possible explanations? Maybe I should go to a Vista forum...

Actually, it's not really annoying or anything. It only happens a couple times a week, and a quick save and restart of Word fixes it. I am just curious.
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