中文打字 Typing Chinese
(Window XP Version 2003 or above; scroll down for Mac instructions.)

1. Click “Start”
2. Click “Control Panel”
3. Click “Regional and Language Option”
4. Click “Language” tab.
5. Click “Install files for East Asian languages”
6. Click “Detail”
7. Click down arrow under “Default input language”
8. Select “Chinese (PRC) – Chinese (Simplified) – QuanPin.”
7. Click “Add” under “Installed services.”
8. Select “Chinese (PRC)” under “Input language”
9. Click and select “Keyboard layout/IME” on the same page.
10. Select “Chinese (Simplified) – QuanPin”
11. Click “OK” to save your setting.
12. Click “language Bar” under “Preferences”
13. Check on “Show the language bar on the desktop” and Show additional Language bar icons in the taskbar.
14. Click “OK” to save setting.
15. Click “OK” again to save and exit “Regional and Language Options”.
16. Open Microsoft Word.
17. Click “Alt” + “Shift” to activate Chinese typing mode.
18. Click “Shift” only to switch to English. Click “shift” again to switch to
Chinese. Click “Alt” + “Shift” to turn off Chinese mode. Or click on “EN”
language bar on task bar and select “Chinese PRC”.
19. Enter “ni” to see a list of characters, select “你” for you,
20.Type “hao” for a list of words, select “好” for good。Now you have “你好”
which is “How are you?”
21.Use the page down key or right arrow to see more characters.
22.Try it out: Use Pinyin to type the following Chinese words/sentences.
23. Encounter problems setting up Chinese input method? Try “Help” on the
Microsoft tool bar for assistance.

Try these words:
1. xiexie (谢谢) - Thank you; 2.bukeqi (不客气) - You're welcome ; 3. zaijian (再见) - goodbye.

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中文打字 Typing Chinese (Mac / Apple computer)
1. Click (apple logo)
2. Click “system preference”
3. Click “language & text”
4. Click “input sources”
5. Check “Chinese--simplified ”
6. Under “Chinese--simplified” , Check “ pinyin-simplified”
7. Click “language” to make sure there are English and Chinese-simplified both as your input sources.
8. To switch between English and Chinese: Click on US flag for English.
Click “Pinyin-simplified” for Chinese.
9. Try it out. Enter “ni” for 你, “hao” for 好。
Note: Mac software does not require tone marks for characters.