Oriya/Odia Inscript Keyboard

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

Whether you know or not? but your windows system supports typing directly in your Odia language using Oriya In-script Keyboard. You have to just activate it to type in Odia. These is simple procedure of enabling Oriya In-script 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 Oriya (India) and -> Expand the + sign and select Oriya (check the checkbox) Keyboard as shown in figure below.

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3. Select Oriya, Check Keyboard Layout and select Oriya

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 Oriya with Inscript keyboard and if you again press alt+shift then you will switch to English Keyboard.

Steps for Enable oriya 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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    1. • Under the heading 'Supplemental language support' check the item 'Install files for Complex Script and right-to-left languages (including Thai)'.
    2. • Allow the OS to install necessary files from WindowsXP disc and Reboot the system.

    2nd Step:

    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 Oriya 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.  

    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 Oriya 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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