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How to type zero initial in the common Shuangpin Pinyin keyboard layouts?

Over the past few days I've gotten used to the Shuangpin layout. 自然码 to be specific, and I found it to be pretty good. But now I've come across a situation, where I don't know how to type it. And ...
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Written electronic communication speed in Simplified Chinese vs English

I am wondering about communication and typing speed in common scenarios. How fast can one communicate using Simplified Chinese on a phone or a computer? How does it relate to speed of communication ...
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Sogou IME (on Ubuntu): How to output pinyin with tone marks?

I have Sogou Pinyin on Ubuntu and things work fine, but I haven't been able to figure out how to type Pinyin with tone marks, e.g. 'mǎ', etc. I've looked into the settings but found no option like ...
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Why can't I write the character 台 in my pinyin input method?

I'm on Linux and using Sunpinyin and Linpinyin input methods. In both, when I input "tai" I never get any suggestion of the character that I somethimes want: 台. I must be doing something wrong, but ...
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Why is the HanYu Pinyin entry method for 亅 “jue3” instead of “jue2”?

Why does the Windows 10 HanYu Pinyin entry method for the 亅 (hook radical) character require typing "jue3" (juĕ) instead of "jue2" (jué)? The pronunciations at Wiktionary, Yabla, and 漢典 are "jué", so ...
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How do I get the enumeration comma (、) in Google input tools?

I'm using the 漢語拼音 input metod in Google input tools. How do I get the enumeration comma (、)?