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Adding Keyboards for Languages
Figure 9-2 Let Word 2010 know whether you want to use the additional languages to check
spelling and grammar in your document.
Tip
In the Languages dialog box you can also set up Word to automatically detect the
language you type. This comes in handy, for example, when you use more than one
language in a single document. Word can change the language (and the accompanying
spelling and grammar dictionaries) when it sees that you have begun entering content
in a different language.
Adding Keyboards for Languages
Of course working with files sent to you in other languages involves more than simply
reading them—you might need to edit, revise, or add to those documents as well. For this
reason you might want to customize your keyboard to suit the language you are using. This
enables you to work with what might be a familiar key layout and have access to characters
unique to the alphabet and language you are using.
Tip
If you want to see what other keyboards look like before you add them to your system,
use the Windows Keyboard Layouts tool from MSDN’s Go Global Developer Center
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/goglobal/bb964651.aspx ). Select the keyboard of the (
country you want to see and click Go; the site displays the keyboard for that language
in a popup window.
You can make different keyboards available through Word Options, although this feature
is really an aspect of the Windows 7 or Windows Vista operating system. Begin by
displaying Word Options (either by clicking File and choosing Options or by clicking Language
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