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  • Arabic and Hebrew

    An introduction to how to enable Arabic & Hebrew input on your computer, what settings and tools are available, and other digital resources for the study of Hebrew.
  • Accents - French, Spanish, German, etc.

    This page will describe the easiest way to type accents on either Windows or Macintosh.
  • Chinese - Simplified and Traditional

    This page describes some hints specific for working with Chinese.
    • Pinyin
      This page describes the different ways to type pinyin, a romanization system for Chinese. Instructions for Windows and Macintosh are included.
  • Greek (modern & ancient)

    Information about the various aspects of computing in Greek (modern and ancient), including word processing, email and other tools.
    • Greek and Fonts
      An explanation of why Greek does not show up in a document and you think it should.
  • Japanese

    A list of hints, tricks and electronic tools for studying Japanese.
  • MS Office 2007/2008 Proofing Tools

    Information about the available proofing tools for MS Office 2007 (Windows) and Office 2008 (Macintosh), and how to use them.
  • MS Office 2003/2004 Proofing Tools

    Information about the available proofing tools for MS Office 2003 (Windows) and 2004 (Macintosh) and how to use them.
  • Spanish

    An introduction to how to enable Spanish input on your computer, what settings and tools are available, and other digital resources for the study of Spanish.
  • Russian - Homophonic Input

    This page briefly describes custom keyboards for inputting Russian and stressed vowels on either Mac or Windows.
  • U.S. International Extended 2.0 Keyboard

    Instructions for the installation and use of a custom designed keyboard for use in English with additional support for inputting characters for Hungarian, Indic Transcription, and Pinyin input.