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Software

To make a request for more information on these pages, contact Carly Born.

  • Macintosh Tools

    Information on installing and using language keyboards and other language tools on Macintosh operating systems.
    • Macintosh OS 10.4 and 10.5
      This page describes how to enable foreign language input on Macintosh OS X, versions 10.4 and 10.5.
    • Macintosh OS X to 10.3
      This page describes how to enable foreign language input on Macintosh OS X. These instructions will work for 10.1 to 10.3 operating systems.
    • Macintosh OS 9
      These instructions are for how to enable foreign language support on OS 9. OS 9 includes language support on the system CDs.
    • Character Palette
      How to use the Character Palette on Mac OS X, for a quick way to add different characters
  • Windows Tools

    Instructions on how to use and install language keyboards and other tools on Windows operating systems.
    • Windows Vista
      How to enable different input languages in Vista.
    • Windows XP
      This page describes how to enable foreign language input on Windows XP from both the Classic and XP themes.
    • Windows 2000
      This page describes how to install foreign language support on Windows 2000.
    • Windows 98
      This page describes how to install foreign language support on Windows 98.
    • Settings for non-Unicode prgrams
      How to use the settings for non-Unicode programs in Windows XP.
  • Visual Keyboards

    A description of using the visual keyboards in Macintosh and Windows operating systems when learning how to type foreign languages.
  • Design & Layout Resources

    A collection of resources centered around Design and Layout for both pring and web media.
  • Other Software

    Other software packages used at Carleton College.
    • CAN8
      Information about the CAN8 foreign language system at Carleton.
    • ELFE 3.0
      This software is based on the Elementary French Exercises (ELFE) originally written by Geoffrey R. Hope in the Dasher Authoring System by Sue Otto and James P. Pusack, and distributed through the PICS project formerly houseed at the University of Iowa.
    • Mental Case Classroom Edition
      Basic instructions for using Mental Case Classroom Edition as a flashcard study tool on the iPod Touch or iPhone.
    • Microsoft Word
      How to customize Word's automatic features.
    • 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.
    • MS Office 2007/2008 Proofing Tools
      Information about the available proofing tools for MS Office 2007 and how to use them.
    • Wenlin
      How to use Wenlin in Carleton labs.
    • Learning Style Survey
      A survey oriented towards forwards language students, designed to highlight preferences is learning styles.