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2 years ago#1
Hi, I don't really know where else to ask this question lol

When I'm typing hiragana, I expect to type, for example, "ka" in Romaji, to get the character. For some reason, I've been having this issue where when I hit one key, let's say S, I automatically get the character for "to".

Does anyone know how to revert the typing method back? Thanks!
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2 years ago#2
Sounds to me like your IME is in Japanese keyboard mode. I'm not exactly sure how you got it that way though. I've been using google's IME for a while now.

http://www.google.com/ime/

You could give that a try. I like it because it has a bunch of nifty little touches like if I enter the date by the era (e.g Heisei 12) it gives me the proper date:year 2000...

To fix the problem from Google's IME you'd click on the settings, look for the input method and select romaji... I think. It should be similar for the default IME that comes with windows.

Edit: Yeah, I just tested it and switching the input method from romaji to kana is what turned it to the "japanese keyboard" mode...
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2 years ago#3
arleas posted...
Sounds to me like your IME is in Japanese keyboard mode. I'm not exactly sure how you got it that way though. I've been using google's IME for a while now.

http://www.google.com/ime/

You could give that a try. I like it because it has a bunch of nifty little touches like if I enter the date by the era (e.g Heisei 12) it gives me the proper date:year 2000...

To fix the problem from Google's IME you'd click on the settings, look for the input method and select romaji... I think. It should be similar for the default IME that comes with windows.

Edit: Yeah, I just tested it and switching the input method from romaji to kana is what turned it to the "japanese keyboard" mode...

Thank you very much, it worked!
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dam u adrian
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2 years ago#4
That's what you get for not typing on a REAL Japanese keyboard.

http://i.imgur.com/mtmy5.jpg
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