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====Language Support Index====

==Language Homepages on Wiki==
{{Include LanguageBar}}

==Displaying Characters from Additional Languages==
~Ensure a font is a installed that contains the characters from the additional language. Also the encoding setting of a program may need changing.
~[[http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=685339#685339 CJK_fonts-ttf.pet post]] - contains Chinese, Japanese and Korean fonts.
~[[http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=82937 Chinese Language Pets]] - Chinese font and SCIM PETs
~[[http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=89866 More font sets including Hindi and Thai]]

==Switching Localization SCIM==
~Instructions for setting up Puppy to allow typing in non-latin character sets, such as Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, etc. This is different from a full localization because the underlying system is still in English or another Western language, see [[SCIM SCIM (smart common input method)]] for more information.

==Keyboard Setup==
~[[HowToChangeAddKeyboardLayout How to Add Keyboard Layout]]
~[[SCIM]] - switching localization, input many different languages
~[[KeyboardLayouts Alternative Keyboard Layouts]]
~[[fbxkb]] - current keyboard language indicator
~[[InputDevices Input Device Index]] - more input options

==Application Localization==
~[[MoManager]] - Translation script manager
~[[GetText]] - localization standard at programming language level
~[[http://bkhome.org/fossil/woof2.cgi/artifact/60cd815002b4de659f1c37459b4974512793a015 HOWTO internationalize applications]]
~[[http://bkhome.org/blog/?viewDetailed=02836 Xarchive internationalised]]
~[[http://bkhome.org/blog/?viewDetailed=02837 Tray applets internationalised]]
~[[http://bkhome.org/blog/?viewDetailed=02652 Woof2 localization support]]
~[[http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=78592 Bulldog Finder - right click file finder (supports NLS
characters)]]

==Language support on this Wiki==
~LanguageBars - an attempt to improve multilingual support
~[[LanguageCodes Language Codes]]

==NLS Package==
~If a [[PET|package]] has NLS in its title then it usually refers to the fact it contains Native Language Support. For example, translation of an applications interface. Often translations are provided as an additional package.

==Also on the Wiki==
~[[NativeLanguageBackground Background on Language Support]]
~[[ChatRoomTranslate Chat Room IRC Translate]]

==Related Webpages==
~[[http://bkhome.org/blog/?viewDetailed=02784 Wary 5.3 has language packs for French, German, Polish, Russian and
Spanish]]
~[[http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=51702 Multilingual support on Puppy Linux 4.x/5.x thread]]
~[[http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=279 The Scim help thread on the Puppy forums]]
~[[http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=46730 Keyboard Language Flag]]
~[[http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=81261 Arabic language thread]]

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