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I'm not sure if it is the same on all devices, but if you long press on the letter e then you should see a pop-up that allows you to selected accented variations of the letter e.
Three methods available, depending from where are you accessing Google: Google Play app usually uses the language defined on your device settings: Tap your device "home"; Tap "settings"; Locate "Language & keyboard" and tap; Under "Select language" you can define the language for your device that is also used by the Google Play App as to present you ...
This also annoyed me. My language is Hungarian, a hard-to-translate language. For example Google translated the "loop-device" to Hungarian as "rotating-device", which is a different thing. I think it is a really bad idea. The app, which does not have the user's native language built-in and the user doesn't speak any language of that app, then that user will ...
Here is my understanding as a developer: Android 1.5-2.1: Right-to-left support is built-in, but most ROMs do not contain the letters. This means that Hebrew in most applications will show up as boxes (but in the correct order). This does allow individual applications to include their own fonts and thereby display Hebrew correctly. Android 2.2: The ...
Adding full language support for a device is done at rom level, the languages that the default keyboard will support are added before compilation and the android keyboard will only give you the option to download dictionaries for the languages it supports. A good workaround is to download a keyboard app (such as GOKeyboard) that supports adding languages ...
Froyo/Android 2.2 added support for displaying text in Hebrew and Arabic (among other languages), including the needed fonts. Unfortunately, previous versions do not have Hebrew support in the stock source, though I would not be surprised if a device maker added support to their device on an ad-hoc basis.
Rooted Phone Android under the folder /system/fonts contains a file named "DroidSansFallback.ttf" supposed to contain all the language characters. Currently it lacks support for many, including Tamil. One can always replace the file with one that contains Tamil characters, thus allowing the usage of Tamil on your phone. From XDA Developers Thread - ...
Go to: Settings > My device > Language and input > Language then set any language you want it to change the menu language. Should be similar to this, just find this icon and follow it step-by-step.
As mentioned on it's Wikipedia page, Android's core is developed in C and C++, and Java is used for the UI. You can see this for yourself if you browse the Android source code. For example, omapzoom.org provides the source for browsing without the need to downloads gigabytes of data.
Go to 'settings'-> 'Language & keyboard' -> 'Select language' and select one. If there are only a few available then that was the (awkward) choice of your operator or phone manufacturer. To solve that problem, an app like CustomLocale solves it only a little. It doesn't work all that well or complete. Rooting and installing a custom ROM with sufficient ...
In Android 2.2's stock keyboard, a long press on space bar then swiping left or right should allow you to switch between languages you selected on Settings > Language & Keyboard settings > Android keyboard > Input Languages > Select Multiple Languages. Note that it depends on your manufacturer, carrier, and ROM whether your phone will have ...
The keyboard settings shows all supported languages no matter the locale of the device, so if a language is not listed than it's not supported. A good alternative is AnysoftKeyboard; you can download language packs for it.
CyanogenMod ROMs are multilingual and you can select the language the first time your phone boots or in System settings-->Language & input-->Language(ICS 4.0.4) at any time. I can say it supports all languages in the world from The far East to South America including right to left languages like Farsi.
You can "long press" a key, which will give you alternative letters if alternative symbols are associated with it. Try it with the letter "E". To select the desired letter/symbol slide your finger to the side.
You can't disable the pop-up alone, but there are some other options:- You can disable the spell-checker completely. If your keyboard already provides all the spell-check functionality you need, then this might be a good option for you. In Language & input in the device settings, untick Spell checker. This will disable the pop-up and the red ...
I had faced the same problem myself. System settings > device > accessibility > services. Something in there is set to On. Switch it to off and you will be OK. I had the same problem because I had an application set to on. Instant fix!
Yes you can do this. For this, I am assuming you are using the stock Google keyboard. Open Settings and tap on Language & Input. Tap on the settings icon next to Google Keyboard. Tap Input Languages at the top. Deselect "Use System Language" and then select any keyboard languages you wish to use. Now in the keyboard, the space bar will display the ...
If you root your Vibrant, you should be able to get Hebrew characters support, as described here. Basically you are just overwriting a system default "fall-back" font with the one that has Hebrew. This will get your phone to recognize the incoming text. Next you can install a virtual keyboard with a language pack, such as AnysoftKeyboard and the Hebrew ...
Unfortunately I don't think you can. It looks like Samsung hasn't released a Hebrew version. See this related question: Does Froyo include full Hebrew support for all devices? as well as Is Hebrew support built into Android?
Looks like Google Goggles is as good as it's going to get for now. From what I've read in the comments and around the web it sounds like that Word Lens video makes the app look a lot better than it actually is. For now it looks like Goggles, while it may not be in real-time is a more accurate option.
I've set my phone to English (United States), but then I also customized Date & Time to use Italian format (DD/MM/YYYY). Numbers don't seem to be customizable, plus some apps ignore Date & Time settings and use the ones from the main language, or allow to specify a format.
If you want to change locale settings on your device, the Set Locale and Language app1 might prove helpful as well. Locale-Einstellung looks almost the same. MoreLocale 22 might offer an alternative, as it also allows to create custom locales -- which is also supported by Custom Locale3. With Any Locale4 switching the locale can be as easy as tapping a ...
Somebody mentioned Tasker? So here I am. And in fact you could do that with Tasker and the help of the Secure Settings Plugin: Create a new task: Plugins -> Secure Settings -> Locale Picker (pick your target locale here) App -> Run (select the app to run) Plugins -> Secure Settings -> Locale Picker (pick your original locale here) Assign an icon to this ...
Did you activate the Hebrew language pack in the Settings/Language & Input/Android Keyboard Settings/Input Languages? Hebrew is listed there. Check the box. I don't know if that will give support for swiping but it will at least add the language dictionary.
In AnkiDroid preferences, there is a "Reset Languages" item: Reset language assignments (for text to speech and dictionaries) for all decks. Reset specific deck assignments on deck picker
If I remember well: In the language and input settings click the settings icon next Google Keyboard. You can then change the input languages settings and select multiple languages. Finally go the advanced settings there should be a way to enable a key that allows you to easily switch your input method when typing (from memory it was by holding the space ...
Short answer: You can't! From How can I switch language in google play?, you used to be able to work around this via a proxy: Basically the market is determined automatically based on your IP. You can change some local country settings from your Gmail account settings but still IP of the country you're browsing from is more important. To go around it ...
It seems that the problem was the encoding that Windows Media Player used. It uses the Windows Hebrew code-page (1255). I used foobar2000 with the Chacon plugin to change it to the Mac Hebrew code-page (10005) which seems to be supported by my phone.
Android's language/locale/internationalization support is pretty bad at the moment. I'd recommend flashing a US or UK ROM on it, which will have the language built-in.
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