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by crowfeather
Sun 03.30.2008 5:42 pm
Forum: Problems
Topic: Macintosh issue
Replies: 0
Views: 1104

Macintosh issue

I just bought a Mac and I am having a problem with the Japanese font. I am using Safari. The Apple tech's were no help. I activated the Japanese by going to "International-->Language -checked "Japanese" from the list--> input- checked Kotoeri ( but not romaji, hiragana or katakana)--> checked "show ...
by crowfeather
Wed 02.27.2008 10:05 pm
Forum: General off topic
Topic: I logged in
Replies: 1
Views: 1404

I logged in

Clay,
You said we should tell you if we were were successful in logging in to home page and the forum. I was.
Barbara ( aka crowfeather)
by crowfeather
Wed 10.10.2007 5:21 pm
Forum: Learning Materials Reviews & Language Learning tips
Topic: English to Japanese Dictionary?
Replies: 10
Views: 1992

RE: English to Japanese Dictionary?

I have the "Oxford Starter Japanese Dictionary". ISBN: 0-19-860197-2 It has Japanese to English and English to Japanese All the Japanese entries are in Japanese kana which helps learning the kana . It shows the words in kana and also in kanji . The parts of speech are noted. It has notes if the word...
by crowfeather
Sat 10.06.2007 7:19 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: How do you type kanj
Replies: 13
Views: 2275

RE: How do you type ka

As I am sure you know, it is important to recognize the kanji you want to use to convey what you are trying to say. Japanese has a lot of homophones, words that are pronounced the same, but have different meanings. The kanji are the way to differentiate among the homophones. After you type the kana ...
by crowfeather
Sat 10.06.2007 10:20 am
Forum: General off topic
Topic: Computer question
Replies: 8
Views: 2159

RE: Computer question

Infidel, A computer techie I am not. :( I found encoding. The drop down menu has: Auto-Select Japanese ( Auto-Select) Unicode ( UTF-8) Western European ( Windows) Japanese (Shift-JIS) Western European ( ISO) More.. Left to right document Right to left document There was a "dot " in front of " Japane...
by crowfeather
Fri 10.05.2007 9:46 pm
Forum: General off topic
Topic: Computer question
Replies: 8
Views: 2159

RE: Computer question

I don't get kanji in English email, they are only in English articles I am reading on the net. As far as the multiple emails I sent 5 different people an email with a different attachment in each one. They all got 10-15 copies of the email. When I had the computer tech here he said my Operating Syst...
by crowfeather
Fri 10.05.2007 9:24 pm
Forum: General off topic
Topic: Computer question
Replies: 8
Views: 2159

RE: Computer question

No the Kanji show up at the beginning or in the middle of English words. And it is sporadic. Some times there will be none other times they are peppered throughout an article. If that was the only problem I would work around it. The annoying part is if I send an attachment the recipient gets 10-15 c...
by crowfeather
Fri 10.05.2007 8:50 pm
Forum: General off topic
Topic: Computer question
Replies: 8
Views: 2159

Computer question

I have a Gateway with XP. I have been having problems with it. If I forward anything the recipient gets multiples. Also frequently I have kanji show up in English text. I had a computer tech who said I don't have any viruses, but my Operating System was corrupt. He reformatted my hard drive and re-l...
by crowfeather
Wed 10.25.2006 10:34 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Costume events in Japan
Replies: 4
Views: 889

Costume events in Japan

In the USA we have holidays that people celebrate by dressing in costumes. Halloween and Marti Gras are two of them. Do the Japanese have any holidays or events where people dress in costumes? When I say costumes I don't mean when they dress in traditional Japanese outfits, but when they dress as fi...
by crowfeather
Tue 10.10.2006 3:15 pm
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: What is the translations of this?
Replies: 7
Views: 1407

RE: What is the translations of this?

Thank you!
I am still at the level where I am reading with spaces. よろしく is "pleased to meet you" when it is a new aquaintance.

And yes we just started corresponding.

Barbara
by crowfeather
Tue 10.10.2006 12:04 pm
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: What is the translations of this?
Replies: 7
Views: 1407

What is the translations of this?

I received an email from a person who also does a craft that I enjoy. She lives in Japan The message is in English, however she signed it これからもよろしく I think これから  means "from now on" But I can't find the translation for もよろしく Or is it all one word? Is it a standard way to end a letter or message? Tha...
by crowfeather
Thu 10.05.2006 8:13 pm
Forum: Problems
Topic: Order from The Japan Shop
Replies: 5
Views: 2104

RE: Order from The Japan Shop

If I order on Wednesday I usually have it by Saturday or Monday at the lastest. And I never pay extra for priority delivery. I order quite a few items by mail and delivery from the Japan Shop is the generally faster than other retailers. I have been very pleased with their selection and service. Bar...
by crowfeather
Sat 09.23.2006 12:49 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Japanese Identity and The Group.
Replies: 26
Views: 5315

RE: Japanese Identity and The Group.

If you are talking about the country most like "Oceania'" and Big Brother it is the USA. Surveillance and double speak is everywhere. As for individuals thinking one thing and saying another in the group, that happens everyday here by people in their jobs. If you want to remain employed you don't sa...
by crowfeather
Thu 09.21.2006 1:22 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Spelling your name
Replies: 18
Views: 2443

Spelling your name

When conducting business on the telephone, frequently I am asked to spell my name or address. Of course I use the Roman alphabet.
What do people in Japan use ? The phonetic kana?

Example:

English = B-A-R-B-A-R-A

Japanese= BA-BA-RA

Thank you,
Barbara
by crowfeather
Sat 09.09.2006 9:52 pm
Forum: Problems
Topic: spam
Replies: 8
Views: 2472

RE: spam

I am on another forum and someone said that if you replace the @ with the word "at" in your email address the web crawlers can't pick it up. I have never tried this . Maybe someone with more computer knowledge can tell us if this is true. When I joined this forum I included my email address. I got h...