Before running the Pinyinput installer, if you have any previous versions of Pinyinput installed, you will need to close any applications that have accessed Pinyinput before installation can proceed. There is no need to uninstall the previous version, because the new version will simply override it. Depending on your user account control settings you may be prompted whether you wish to allow Pinyinput to make changes to your computer. Pinyinput needs to be installed in the system directory, so you will need to select "Yes" to this prompt if you want Pinyinput to work properly. After running the installer, you will be presented with the Pinyinput install dialog:. This can be quite annoying because it means that any vowels containing a tone mark on them will be rendered in a different font from the other letters in the pinyin syllable.
Pinyin Dictionary for Microsoft Word – Laowai Chinese 老外中文
By geraldc, July 24, in Resources for Studying Chinese. If you have the Office Chinese IME installed, you can highlight Chinese text and then go to "Format", "Asian Layout", then "Phonetic guide", it puts pinyin with tone marks over the Chinese characters in your document. As well as using it to get pinyin for your own compositions you can just paste in text from websites etc, so you get an instant pinyin guide very useful if like me you keep forgetting the tones. You can use the same function to convert Japanese Kanji into hiragana furigana too. Quite a useful feature. Do you notice that if you convert a long article in MS Word, you have to do it a few times
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Download it here if you want it too:. Otherwise, if you have to do a whole lot of typing pinyin I suggest using a tool at www. If you want to put pinyin on a website, and you want to be able to tweak the settings, use this tool by Mark Swofford.
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