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Install a Windows keyboard

Discover how to install a Windows keyboard in Connexion client.

If the default language of your workstation is not the language you need for entering supported non-Latin scripts for cataloging or for variant name headings in authority records, or if you do not already have an input method for the language set up on your workstation, install input languages and methods in Windows.

  1. Navigate to Start > Settings > Control Panel > Regional and Language Options.
  2. Click Languages.
  3. (Optional) Select the Install files for complex script and right-to-left languages (including Thai) check box in the Languages tab.
  4. Select the Install files for East Asian languages check box if you are creating Chinese, Japanese, and/or Korean text.
  5. Click Details.
  6. In the Settings tab, click Add.
  7. Select a language to install and select the Keyboard layout/IME check box to also install the keyboard.

When English is your default language and you install one or more other input languages, Windows automatically displays a language bar on the desktop for toggling through your input languages. You can also use the default Windows keystroke shortcut <Left Alt><Shift> to toggle through installed languages.

For more information and help on setting up input languages and keyboards specifically for your version of Windows:

  • On the Windows Start menu, click Help and enter input languages in the Help Search box.
  • Go to the Microsoft website and search the site (e.g., input languages windows 10).