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Google introduces new text input tool for Google Docs, allows you to type Russian, Chinese and Hindi

Google launches new text input tool, allows you to type in Russian, Chinese and Hindi in Google Docs.

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Anthony Garreffa
Published Tue, Aug 14 2012 5:23 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

Multi-lingual users will like this news, with Google announcing that they've introduced a new text input tool that lets you type in Russian, Chinese and Hindi within their Google Docs product.

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Normally other languages require special characters which aren't available on US keyboard configurations, but here is what the Google Drive team had to say about it:

Depending on the language you're typing in, the tool will allow you to input text using the phonetic spelling of a word or using a virtual keyboard that mirrors your physical keyboard.

Learn more about the new text input tool here: http://support.google.com/docs/bin/answer.py?answer=2720937

Try it now: To get started, change your document's language setting to the language you'd like to type in by going to File > Language...Then click the text input tool icon in your document toolbar or use a keyboard shortcut (Cmd + Shift + K on a Mac or Ctrl + Shift + K on a PC)

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