Bilingual Microsoft Word for Mac?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by twilliams9476, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. twilliams9476 macrumors member

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    Hey y'all,

    I am a college student doing an independent study of French 102 (yeah yeah, I know. I started 101 this past spring and I couldn't find anywhere that offered 102 in the summer). A lot of my notes that I write in Word are a mix of French and English. Is there any way to add French to Word? I don't want to change the language from English to French. I just want to have the ability to type in both English AND French. Anyone know if this is possible? Thanks!
     
  2. KirkL macrumors 6502

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    Umm...what's preventing you from just typing as if it were French :confused:? The accents are probably an issue but there are shortcuts for them.
     
  3. gorskiegangsta macrumors 65816

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    Easy. In System Preferences, open Language & Text, go to Input Sources tab and under Select input methods to use select French. Also, check the Show Input menu in menu bar so you'll be able to access it easily.
     

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