Advice 1: How to switch the language on the laptop

If you need to use foreign words, use a special option, selecting it on the keyboard or operating panel of your laptop. In addition, each user can apply the most convenient shortcuts, customizing them for yourself.
How to switch the language on the laptop
You will need
  • - the laptop.
Instruction
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The keyboard keys Ctrl, Alt and Shift are the main helpers when working on a computerE. In particular, their use helps the user to configure and save the required settings of the language bar.
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You need to visit to go to the "start" menu located in the lower left corner on the desktop. This button starts all the basic operations with the laptop, and configure all the major parameters.
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To change the properties of the language bar from the start menu go to "control Panel" and select from the list in the opened window, the string "Language and regional standards". Click on this label and you make the necessary settings.
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This section contains several special sections. Among them, the "keyboards and Languages", "Location", "Formats" Advanced. In the menu "Format" select the language to be used as the default language. Here you will be able to determine other properties of your computer, in particular, to specify in what format you need to produce a concise and complete record of dates, times, etc.
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The category of "keyboards and Languages" helps to configure properties for the language bar, placement on the desktop, and if necessary to conceal it or docked on the toolbar.
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In the section "Languages and services of text input" in the submenu "General" specify the language you want to use as a primary typing. Subparagraph "Language bar" is required for settings of the language bar. Select one of the items in this section, the language bar can be placed in any place of the desktop to pin to the toolbar, hide, make it transparent, to display additional icons, etc.
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The third paragraph of the section "Languages and services of text input" allows you to set the most preferred combination of keyboard buttons to change the language. To do this, open the item "keyboard" and check which layout is used at the moment. If the layout of the buttons does not suit you, select the most preferable option for you. Click the button that says "Change key sequence" and set the label for one of the options use to change the input language button and the keyboard layout. In this case, use the combination Alt+Shift or Ctrl+Shift. Select the desired item and save your changes by pressing the OK button. After you make these settings while you are typing, and the transition to another language, click specified during the setup button.
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To change the language, without resorting to the keyboard keys. To do this, click with the left mouse button on the inscription EN or EN on the toolbar and select the desired input language.

Advice 2 : How on the keyboard to configure the buttons

The correct keyboard settings depends largely on the usability of the computer. Configure it in the best way possible, using the standard features of the Windows operating system.
How on the keyboard to configure the buttons
You will need
  • computer.
Instruction
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Note that the ability to work quickly on the computer does not come immediately. The more experienced the user is, the faster it reads input from the keyboard. Accordingly, the keyboard options for the beginner and experienced person will vary greatly.
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For comfortable work with the keyboard, you must correctly set the keyboard repeat rate and delay before repeat. To do this, open "start" - "control Panel" - "Keyboard". In the window that opens on the tab "Speed" set the repeat speed - for a newbie, these settings should be smaller for experienced user's. The delay before repeat the shorter, the more experienced the owner of the computer.
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Pay attention to what on your computer is the input language by default. After loading the operating system view, the language indicated on the layout icon in the system tray – Russian or English. If English, you can change it to Russian. To do this, again open control panel and find "regional and language options". On the tab "Languages" in the section "Languages and services of text input" click the "Details" button opens the "Settings" tab. Select the input language by default "Russian – Russian". Click OK.
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You can choose a convenient option for you to switch keyboard layouts. To do this, in the same Settings tab, click the "keyboard Settings" then "Change keyboard shortcuts". Select the desired option and save the changes by clicking OK.
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For comfortable work on your computer, you must also configure the mouse settings. Open control panel, point the Mouse, select the tab "pointer Options" and adjust the speed of the cursor by dragging the slider. Users with low vision can additionally enable the "Display pointer trails". If you're on a laptop, you must also configure the settings of the touchpad. Please note that under "Mouse" settings of the touchpad will only appear if you have installed the necessary drivers.
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When working on a laptop or computer with a LCD monitor don't forget to include in the control panel the option ClearType, which dramatically improves the display quality of the text. Select "ClearType tuning", and tick bird, the item "Turn on ClearType". Then run the configuration wizard and select most suitable options display text.

Advice 3 : How to change the keyboard layout

The layout of the keyboard is called a mapping table of keys assigned to the action enter the letters and numbers of the alphabet, unprintable characters, teams. Often to switch the table you have to enter letters in different alphabets - Russian and English. Change keyboard layout - very simple operation, which can be implemented in several ways, or even automate.
How to change the keyboard layout
Instruction
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The easiest way to switch Russian layout into English with the help of "hot keys". Press Alt and hold Shift - this combination is typically used by default. If this combination doesn't work, try Ctrl + Shift - this option is also provided in settings of the operating system. A third option - the key "E".
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If your key combination does not suit you, it can be replaced in the OS settings by selecting one of the listed in the previous step. If you are using the latest versions of Windows 7 or Vista - open the window with the settings you want the easiest way in this way: press the Windows key and type "rusk", then, in the list of search results click on "Change keyboards or other input methods".
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In the opened window click button "Change keyboards", and next click the tab "keyboard" and click "Change key sequence". In the last running system window you will find two sections with the same set of fields to select shortcuts - select in the left column. The right is intended to change the layout within the same language - for example, if your OS in addition to the main match table has a phonetic ("YAVERTY"). Then close all three Windows by clicking the OK button.
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You can switch the layout with a mouse - click the pointer icon in the system tray that displays the current input language ru/EN, and select in the popup list the desired line.
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With the help of additional software the procedure to switch the input language can be automated. Install, for example, a very popular program of this kind Punto Switcher and it will take such work for themselves - will track everything you type with the keyboard, to identify and change language, changing in the right way typed words.
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