Windows 10: Extra characters when typing

Discus and support Extra characters when typing in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; When I type a word in a text app like Mail, every word is preceded with an extra character, usually a lower case m. 144560 Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Fred99, Nov 16, 2019.

  1. Fred99 Win User

    Extra characters when typing


    When I type a word in a text app like Mail, every word is preceded with an extra character, usually a lower case m.

    :)
     
    Fred99, Nov 16, 2019
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  2. tracy2016 Win User

    Where can I get the candidate characters while typing in traditional characters?

    I am trying to type in Traditional Chinese, but the candidate list does not show at all!

    It is impossible to type two keys as you suggested. Is there any way I could type in traditional characters as I do in simplified characters?

    Can you help me solve this problem? Many thanks.
     
    tracy2016, Nov 16, 2019
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  3. JohnHaber Win User
    Extra characters in dictionary app

    I have a program I've been using a long time, through various versions of Windows (but not Windows 8, which I never used). It's Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (much faster and more easily searchable or browsable than online dictionaries).

    In installing it on my new computer, with Windows 10, the menu bar looks fine, my word entry in the top search bar looks fine, and the word list in response in a left-hand column looks fine. However, in the main screen, with dictionary entries and definitions,
    many such show extra characters. It's always the same extra characters: a ligature of a capital A and E. If I'm not mistaken, it also shows only when an entry is two words (such as "Ferris wheel"). The extra characters then appear twice, although, oddly enough,
    not in a consistent position such as surrounding the word space or at the end of words.

    I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling, after living with it for a couple of weeks. No use. Any ideas? It can't depend on a truly bizarre font, I imagine, as it's an old and thus not so sophisticated program and always used to work.
     
    JohnHaber, Nov 16, 2019
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  4. Extra characters when typing

    search windows box next to start only allows 2 or 3 characters to be typed

    Hi,

    To isolate your concern regarding search box, kindly answer the following questions:

    • Are you getting any results even you can only type 2-3 characters?
    • Is the Search suggestions working?
    • What happen when you exceeded 3 characters?
    Looking forward to your reply.

    Regards.
     
    Robelene Win, Nov 16, 2019
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