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Salza600
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Look Here!

Post by Salza600 » Fri 02.08.2008 10:56 pm

Hey everybody I just joined the forum today and am learning japanese(started out awhile back). I was just wondering how you all can type in kanji, kiragana, and katakana. Is there some sort of program I have to download or a thing on my browser I need to activate? Any help would be appreciated! :)

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Post by NZJutsu » Fri 02.08.2008 11:09 pm

Read the FAQs, that should sort things out for you ^^

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Post by Salza600 » Fri 02.08.2008 11:48 pm

ありがと!

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Post by pubju » Sat 02.09.2008 8:16 am

heh..

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Post by Fakse92 » Sat 02.09.2008 1:10 pm

You can also download this program wich has got many functions inside. ^ ^
http://www.njstar.com/njstar/japanese/
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Post by Xurma » Tue 02.12.2008 3:23 pm

If you use Windows XP, then try to find your Service package 2 CD. That CD has the files for asian scripts if I remember correctly.

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Post by Yudan Taiteki » Tue 02.12.2008 3:50 pm

And definitely if you have Windows XP, don't bother with NJStar. The native IME is much better integrated into Windows than NJStar will be.
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Post by furrykef » Tue 02.12.2008 10:33 pm

Xurma wrote:
If you use Windows XP, then try to find your Service package 2 CD. That CD has the files for asian scripts if I remember correctly.
You don't need an SP2 CD in particular. I've never had SP1 or SP2 in CD form, and I enabled the Asian fonts and IME just fine. You may need the Windows XP installation disc, though.

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Post by Salza600 » Tue 02.12.2008 10:58 pm

It's okay guys I got it working perfectly. 見ます!
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Post by kudamono-chan » Thu 03.06.2008 3:02 am

Actually, if you go to the Microsoft website, http://www.microsoft.com, you can download the IME for 日本語. I couldn't find my CD, so I just went there and it downloaded perfectly to my (somewhat older) Windows XP

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Post by doinkies » Thu 03.06.2008 8:09 pm

I think that IME on Microsoft's page only works in IE and Outlook and not in other programs though...
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Post by Oppilolik » Tue 03.11.2008 4:15 pm

(Thought it was best not to start a new thread)

I've only started learning Japanese yesterday, and installed the IME for Vista today, but whenever I type 'konnichi wa', it comes up as こんにちわ, which I know isn't correct. Does anyone know why this is?

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Post by richvh » Tue 03.11.2008 4:31 pm

When you type "wa" in the IME, you'll always get わ, since it can't tell you want the particle; you have to type kon'nichiha to get こんにちは. You'll eventually get the hang of wapuro romaji.
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Post by Oppilolik » Tue 03.11.2008 4:49 pm

Ahh, thank you! It doesn't quite make sense to me, but I'll just have to live with it. :wink:

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Post by furrykef » Wed 03.12.2008 4:04 pm

Why doesn't it make sense? It's not any different from remembering to write "ha" instead of "wa" when you're writing with a pencil or pen, is it?
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