Friday, May 21, 2010

Solution for PowerPoint 2007 Chinese Input Problem

I ran into a weird problem today in my office computer. I am writing a Chinese article for a student affairs conference in Taiwan. I use Microsoft Word 2007 on Windows XP SP3 to type my manuscript without any problems. However, when I tried to create a PowerPoint presentation I found that I cannot type Chinese character into the Microsoft PowerPoint 2007.

I searched the Internet for the solution and most people said that you need to turn on "Extend support of advanced text services to all programs" in the Regional and Language Options. The problem is I already turned it on and it didn't solve my problem.

I search more without success until I ran into a Chinese web site and found the solution. Here is the solution that worked for me.

Open a text editor and copy the following text into the editor:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\CTF\TIP\{5621CC0F-3ABF-428b-BDF0-D8544FD3ED75}\LanguageProfile\0x00000804\{F3BA9077-6C7E-11D4-97FA-0080C882687E}]

"Enable"=dword:00000001


Save the file as PP_Chinese.reg

Go to My Computer, double click PP_Chinese.reg and click ok. Done! You can type Chinese into PowerPoint 2007 now.

16 comments:

Pia N said...

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Tin Koh 丁哥 said...

i just turn off under control panel, regional language, language, details, Advance, System configuration.

Tick off
turn off Advanced text services

Hope this will help too

Tin Koh 丁哥 said...

i just turn off under control panel, regional language, language, details, Advance, System configuration.

Tick off
turn off Advanced text services

this will help !!

Anonymous said...

Many thanks for your post. Yes it works. Quick and easy.

Anonymous said...

it works!
thank you so much!

reagan said...

Thanks for the post. If I'm not mistaken, it's for Microsoft Pinyin IME 3.0. If by any chance you are using QuanPin instead, try this: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\CTF\TIP\{531FDEBF-9B4C-4A43-A2AA-960E8FCDC732}\LanguageProfile\0x00000404\{B2F9C502-1742-11D4-9790-0080C882687E}]

Anonymous said...

This is excellent solution. It words fine on my pc now. Thx.

Anonymous said...

worked like a charm!
好人哪,非常感谢!

Brief Introduction said...

Thankyou this is working for me. Just wondering how come it became like that in the first place was still using it some week back when creating some slides.

Anonymous said...

it works perfectly!!! Thanks!!

Choong Kah Meng said...

Thank you. U saved my day!

Legolas said...

Thanks alot! You save my work!

Anonymous said...

this works for me perfectly. thanks a lot!

maximuscesar said...

Man, thank you so much!

andynlynn said...

really appreciate this !

Lisa said...

Thank you so much! I have been searching for this solution for a long time. I use PowerPoint to make special presentations for my clients. I use free templates from www.poweredtemplate.com which help me to make presentations unique.