Tamil Inscript Keyboard

How to Enable Tamil Inscript Keyboard In Windows 8, 7 & Vista

Whether you know or not? but your windows system supports typing directly in your Tamil language using Tamil Inscript Keyboard. You have to just activate it to type in Tamil. These is simple procedure of enabling Tamil Inscript Keyboard described following:

1. Go to Regional and Language Options in Control Panel

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2. Click on Change Keyboards  button and then click on add button -> after that search for Tamil (India) and -> Expand the + sign and select Tamil (check the checkbox) Keyboard as shown in figure below.


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3. Select Tamil , Check Keyboard Layout  and select Tamil

4. Finally Click  OK and  Apply.


How To Use Inscript keyboard

1. Open Any Application

2.  Press alt + shift key , now you can write in Tamil with Inscript keyboard and if you again press alt+shift then you will switch to English Keyboard.

Steps for Enable Tamil Inscript Keyboard in the Windows XP

1st Step:

  1. • Go to Start -> Control Panel -> Date, Time, Language and Regional Options.
  2. • Click on Regional and Language Options.
  3. • Click on the Languages tab as shown below.   
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  5. Under the heading 'Supplemental language support' check the item 'Install files for Complex Script and right-to-left languages (including Thai)'.
  6. • Allow the OS to install necessary files from WindowsXP disc and Reboot the system.
  7.   What to Select as User Locale, Location and System Locale?

    1. • Click on the 'Regional Options' tab to set User Locale and Location.
    2.  Under the heading 'Standards and format' select Malayalam or any other language as your User Locale from the drop-down box. This selection will determine settings for numbers, currencies, times and dates as well as sorting rules for the language.
    3. Under the heading 'Location', select a country where you are physically located such as India.  


  8. Setting-up the Indian Language Keyboards or Input Locales In Regional and Language Options panel, click on the Languages Tab.

    1. • Once Languages tab is selected click on the 'Details' tab to install different input locales or Keyboards.
    2. • Click on the 'Add' button to add a keyboard for a particular language.
    3. • In the drop-down box select Tamil as the Input Language.
    4. • A corresponding keyboard layout/IME will be automatically selected as shown below. Click OK to close the dialog boxes.
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