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How do I remove some language options?

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    How do I remove some language options?


    Hello, this is my first post so I'll try my best, thanks for all those who help!

    First off, when I type in Korean and Japanese using the appropriate Korean/Japanese IMEs, the language bar is autoset to Half_width alphanumeric. I want to remove all options except for Hiragana and Full-Width Katakana and set it so that when I change my language to Japanese it automatically sets to Hiragana. Similarly with Korean how do I remove the alphanumeric and leave only the korean language option?
    Secondly, is there a button is can use to fluidly tag between language options within an language? So for instance, if I'm in Japanese is there a combination of buttons to press such that I can change between Hiragana and Full-Width Katakana?

    Thanks you for support!

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,360
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Hi KimchiKim,

    I found an article that will help explain using IMEs in detail.

    Link: Input method editors (IMEs) - Microsoft Windows Help
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    64-bit Windows 10
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Um, all the articles listed are simply about choosing IMEs as they are given. My question was specifically about changing the properties of the IMEs. I have attempted to change the options and settings but have had no luck. Is there any way to just remove the features I have previously listed entirely?
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