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Setting the text input method for fields
If your operating system is configured to support input methods for entering text, you can specify a text input method for fields. For example, you can set input methods for fields that contain Japanese text.
Input methods are software utilities that convert keystrokes to characters in another language such as Japanese. FileMaker Pro supports the following Japanese input methods:
Microsoft Input Method Editor
To set the text input method for a field:
1. In Layout mode, select one or more fields.
2. Click Inspector Inspector button in the layout bar, then click the Data Data tab.
3. In the Behavior area, for Set input method, choose an input method from the list.
Not specify any input methods.
Synchronize with field’s language
Automatically set the input method based on the selected language in the Storage tab of the Options for Field dialog box.
Set the input method to the last-used roman input method.
Full-Width Katakana
Full-Width Alphanumeric
Half-Width Katakana
Half-Width Alphanumeric
Set an input method for a field containing Japanese text.