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Language Chooser

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How to get here

The Language Chooser is accessed from the main WordSmith Controller:

edit_languages_button

 

What it does

The list of languages on the left shows all those which are supported by the PC you're using. If any of them are greyed, that's because although they are "supported" by your version of Windows, they haven't been installed in your copy of Windows. (To install more multilingual support, you will need your original Windows cdrom or may be able to find help on the Internet.)

 

available languages       choosing_language_default

 

On the right, there are the currently chosen languages for use with WordSmith. The default language should be marked #1 and others which you might wish to use with *.

 

To change the status of a chosen language, right-click. This user is about to make Persian the #1 default. To delete any unwanted language, right-click and choose "demote". To add a language, drag it from the left window to the right, then set the country and font you prefer for that particular language.

 

For each chosen language, you can specify any symbols which can be included within a word, e.g. the apostrophe in English, where it makes more sense to think of "don't" as one word than as "don" and "t". You can also specify whether a hyphen separates words or not (e.g. whether "self-conscious" is to be considered as 2 words or 1).

 

Each time you change language, the list of fonts available changes.

 

Some languages do not mark word-separators.

 

See also : Other Languages, saving your choices