Talking Thai <> English Phrasebook

Talking Thai <> English Phrasebook

Talking Thai <> English Phrasebook

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Features Questions:

Q: Wow! How do I use this?
Q: Can I look up both English and Thai words?
Q: Will I see actual Thai characters?
Q: Will I see actual Thai script?
Q: Will I see the Thai alphabet?
Q: Do I have to read Thai script to use this app?
Q: Do I have to be on the Internet to use the app?
Q: Does the phrasebook talk?
Q: Can I speak to the phrasebook?
Q: Can I translate whole sentences or paragraphs at once?
Q: Can I translate web pages automatically?
Q: Can I have a look at the product's manual?

Phrasebook vs. Dictionary Questions:

Q: How can I decide whether to buy phrasebook or the dictionary?
Q: How are the phrasebook and dictionary different?
Q: Are all features of the phrasebook also in the dictionary?
Q: Can I upgrade from phrasebook to dictionary?
Q: Can I add phrasebook features to my dictionary?

Requirements/Compatibility Questions:

Q: What kind of device or computer do I need?
Q: What kind of operating system (e.g. iOS, Android, Windows) do I need?
Q: What platforms does this run on?
Q: How much space do I need on my device or computer?
Q: Does this work on iOS?
Q: Will this run on my iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch?
Q: Does this work on Android?
Q: Will this run on my Android phone or tablet?
Q: Does this work on Windows?
Q: Will this run on my Windows laptop or desktop PC?
Q: Will this run on my Mac?
Q: Will the phrasebook run on Windows Phone?
Q: Will the phrasebook run on PocketPC / Windows CE / Windows Mobile?

Purchase Questions:

Q: How can I purchase the phrasebook for my iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch?
Q: Can I try the phrasebook before I buy?
Q: What is the return policy?
Q: Is there a money-back guarantee?

Reinstall, Upgrade, Transfer Questions:

Q: Do I get free lifetime upgrades to later versions on the same platform?
Q: If I bought on iOS, do I get free upgrades to later iOS versions?
Q: If I bought on Android, do I get free upgrades to later Android versions?
Q: If I bought on Windows, do I get free upgrades to later Windows versions?
Q: Is one purchase good for multiple devices/computers?
Q: How do I install the app on additional devices/computers?
Q: Do I get free lifetime upgrades to other platforms?
Q: Can I get a discount for upgrades to other platforms?
Q: Can I trade in my older version on another platform for this platform?
Q: How often do you update the app?
Q: What is added in updates?
Q: Do you offer an academic discount?
Q: Can I get a discount for bulk purchases in our business/school/institution?
Q: What changed in each version of the software?

Keyboard Questions:

Q: What keyboards can I use in the app?
Q: Can I use the system keyboards?
Q: Can I use third-party keyboards?
Q: Do you support Swype?
Q: Why do I have problems searching for the Thai letters ฃ ฅ ๅ ข ช ซ ค ด ต า?
Q: How can I type the Thai letters ฃ ฅ ๅ?
Q: Do I have to purchase a separate Thai keyboard?
Q: What does the Paiboon Keyboard look like?
Q: Why don't I see the Paiboon Keyboard?
Q: How do I activate the Paiboon Keyboard?
Q: How do I switch keyboards?
Q: How can I easily switch from the Paiboon Keyboard to another keyboard?
Q: Can the dictionary automatically switch between English/Thai keyboards?
Q: Can I make the keyboard follow which dictionary section I'm in?
Q: Can I use the Paiboon Keyboard to type Thai Script in other apps?

Reference Questions:

Q: What pronunciation guide systems does the phrasebook support?
Q: What are the parts of speech / symbols / abbreviations used in the phrasebook?

Companion Material Questions:

Q: What other Thai learning materials are available?
Q: What else does Paiboon Publishing produce?
Q: Which Thai books work best with the phrasebook?

Features Questions and Answers:

Q:

Wow! How do I use this?

A: Talking Thai <> English Phrasebook This Talking Thai <> English Phrasebook is an app that runs on mobile devices using the Apple iOS operating system, including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

To use the phrasebook, you simply run it and start typing letters of the word or phrase you are looking for. As you enter each letter, the phrasebook jumps closer and closer to your desired word or phrase, and typically after only a few letters, you have found your word or phrase.

You can also find phrases arranged into more than 250 useful categories.

Each entry contains English, Thai written using Thai Script, and Thai written using a convenient English-like Thai Sound pronunciation guide. So you can read and search for Thai words even if you don't read Thai Script.

We have lots more information about the phrasebook on our overview page. Also see the exact requirements for your device.

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Q:

Can I look up both English and Thai words?

A: Yes. Most dictionaries and phrasebooks let you look up English words, and some also let you look up Thai words using Thai script. But Paiboon's revolutionary three-way design bridges the gap for English speakers by introducing a third method where you can look up Thai words that you hear by their sound, using an easy-to-read, English-like Thai Sound pronunciation guide:

Search-by-Sound

Search-by-Sound™ has been a hallmark of all Paiboon dictionaries since 2002.

For more information on Search-by-Sound™ and why it's so useful for Thai, see this section.

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Q:

Will I see actual Thai characters?

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Will I see actual Thai script?

Q:

Will I see the Thai alphabet?

A: Yes you will. Our phrasebook comes with highly readable Thai fonts and allows you to set the font size as big as you want. You don't need any extra software to display Thai Script or even to search for Thai words. We provide a handy on-screen keyboard to help you type Thai words by their sound, or you can use your favorite third-party keyboard.

If you don't read Thai script, our phrasebook is still just as useful! Every time a Thai word appears, it's written in Thai Script, but also in an easy-to-use, English-like Thai Sound pronunciation guide, so you can read and sound out Thai words without needing to read Thai script. And thanks to our indispensable Search-by-Sound™ feature, you can even find Thai words by their sound!.

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Do I have to read Thai script to use this app?

A: No. Our phrasebook is equally useful to casual travelers who don't read Thai and serious students who do, because every time a Thai word appears, it is written both in Thai Script and in an easy-to-use, English-like Thai Sound pronunciation guide. So you can read and sound out Thai words without needing to read Thai script. And thanks to our indispensable Search-by-Sound™ feature, you can even find Thai words by their sound!

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Do I have to be on the Internet to use the app?

A: No. When you purchase our app and download it from the app store, you have everything you need right on your device. All the phrasebook entries and sounds are built-in, so you can look up words and play all the high-quality sound recordings of each Thai word without being connected to the internet or incurring any data charges. Works on a plane or on the train.

Only the dictation feature requires internet access, and only on some platforms: see dictation requirements.

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Does the phrasebook talk?

A: Yes. You can tap on any Thai word, phrase, or complete sentence in the phrasebook to hear a high-quality sound recording of a native Thai speaker.

Tap the buttons to hear some sample sounds:

Say goodbye to robot voices and limited sound sets: our comprehensive sounds set a new standard in the industry.

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Q:

Can I speak to the phrasebook?

A: Yes. When online, you or your Thai friend can speak English or Thai words right into the app to search the phrasebook (see dictation requirements).

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Q:

Can I translate whole sentences or paragraphs at once?

Q:

Can I translate web pages automatically?

A: No. At this time, our app contains 16,000+ words, phrases, and complete sentences, but it does not attempt to translate complete sentences (that are not already in the phrasebook), paragraphs or whole webpages.

Currently, for translating sentences or paragraphs from Thai to English or English to Thai, the only tool available is Google Translate, but as many people have noticed, it's really not so good. The output is so full of errors that it is often impossible to understand, or easy to misunderstand. Translation of complete sentences is a very difficult problem because the computer has to understand the text in order to choose the right translation (e.g. "glass" pane vs. drinking "glass") and in all but a few isolated subject areas, that is beyond the ability of modern software. Other language pairs, such as English-Spanish Google Translate, work much better than English-Thai because in those more closely related languages, multiple meanings tend to be shared across the two languages more often. So Google Translate's guesses are correct a much greater percentage of the time.

Having said that, we are thinking of implementing a feature where you can paste a bunch of text, or perhaps specify a website URL, and our app will find and show all the words in your text that are in our phrasebook, with an easy way to see the definitions. Contact us if this interests you.

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Q:

Can I have a look at the product's manual?

A: You can find a detailed explanation of all app features on our overview page.

Our product manual, which includes both detailed instructions on using every app feature and a comprehensive guide to speaking and understanding Thai, is built into the program. It's even interactive, with icons you can tap to hear sounds.

You can buy the product with full confidence knowing we offer a 100% money-back guarantee.

If you have a specific feature question, you can contact us and ask.

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Phrasebook vs. Dictionary Questions and Answers:

Q:

How can I decide whether to buy phrasebook or the dictionary?

Q:

How are the phrasebook and dictionary different?

Q:

Are all features of the phrasebook also in the dictionary?

Q:

Can I upgrade from phrasebook to dictionary?

Q:

Can I add phrasebook features to my dictionary?

A: All these questions are answered on our Thai phrasebook and dictionary app product comparison page.

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Requirements/Compatibility Questions and Answers:

Q:

What kind of device or computer do I need?

Q:

What kind of operating system (e.g. iOS, Android, Windows) do I need?

Q:

What platforms does this run on?

A: This Talking Thai <> English Phrasebook is an app that runs on mobile devices using the Apple iOS operating system, including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

For all the important details on requirements, see the requirements page.

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How much space do I need on my device or computer?

A: Because our app includes more than 5 hours of high-quality sound recordings, we require about 177 megabytes (177MB, or 0.177GB) of free space on your device or computer.

For more details, see our requirements page.

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Q:

Does this work on iOS?

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Will this run on my iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch?

A: Yes. See our overview page for purchase info and also see requirements for your device/computer.

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Q:

Does this work on Android?

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Will this run on my Android phone or tablet?

A: Not yet, but we are planning to make a version of this app for Android. See our overview page for more detail.

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Q:

Does this work on Windows?

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Will this run on my Windows laptop or desktop PC?

A: No, and we do not currently plan to make a version of this app for Windows.

However, we do plan to release a huge, free upgrade to our Windows PC Thai dictionary that will incorporate all of the vocabulary and features from this app. See our dictionary overview page for more detail.

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Q:

Will this run on my Mac?

A: We do not plan to develop a Mac version of this phrasebook app at this time.

However, we do plan to release a huge, free upgrade to our Windows PC Thai dictionary that will incorporate all of the vocabulary and features from this app, and we have many customers who use our Windows product on a Mac via CrossOver Mac, Parallels and VMWare Fusion.

See our dictionary overview page for more detail.

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Will the phrasebook run on Windows Phone?

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Will the phrasebook run on PocketPC / Windows CE / Windows Mobile?

A: No. This Talking Thai <> English Phrasebook is an app that runs on mobile devices using the Apple iOS operating system, including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

We have heard there might be demand for a PocketPC/Windows Mobile/Windows Phone port. If you are interested, send us mail at windowsphone@word-in-the-hand.com.

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Purchase Questions and Answers:

Q:

How can I purchase the phrasebook for my iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch?

A: Simply tap/click here to purchase and install:

You can do it right on your device, or you can do it on your PC/Mac:

  • Tapping the badge on your device takes you to our app in Apple's App Store. Your device will need to be connected to the internet during purchase and download. Depending on your location and carrier, you might want or need to be connected via WiFi rather than 3G/4G mobile networks, because the download is 177 megabytes (177MB, or 0.177GB) in size. For example, you could install from your home, an internet cafe, a restaurant, a coffee shop, or any other location that offers Wi-Fi.

  • Clicking the badge on your PC/Mac takes you to our app in Apple's iTunes program. After iTunes downloads the app to your PC/Mac, the next time you plug in your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, iTunes will transfer the app to your device.

If you want to tell a friend about our app or install the app when you are not reading this FAQ, simply search the Apple iTunes App Store for the word "Paiboon." You will find the app as:

Talking Thai <> English Phrasebook
Talking Thai <> English Phrasebook
from Paiboon Publishing and Word in the Hand.

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Q:

Can I try the phrasebook before I buy?

A: For all of our products on all platforms, we offer a 100% money-back guarantee, so you can buy the product with full confidence.

See our support page to find out how the guarantee works on each platform.

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What is the return policy?

Q:

Is there a money-back guarantee?

A: For all of our products on all platforms, we offer a 100% money-back guarantee, so you can buy the product with full confidence.

See our support page to find out how the guarantee works on each platform.

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Reinstall, Upgrade, Transfer Questions and Answers:

Q:

Do I get free lifetime upgrades to later versions on the same platform?

Q:

If I bought on iOS, do I get free upgrades to later iOS versions?

Q:

If I bought on Android, do I get free upgrades to later Android versions?

Q:

If I bought on Windows, do I get free upgrades to later Windows versions?

A: Yes! We are constantly improving the phrasebook by adding new features and adding more vocabulary. By purchasing the phrasebook now, you will be entitled to download free upgrades on the same platform (e.g. Apple iOS, Google Android, Microsoft Windows) as new features and vocabulary become available.

Each platform is sold separately, so upgrades do not apply across platforms.

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Is one purchase good for multiple devices/computers?

A: If you purchased for Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch):
Yes! The standard policy of Apple's iTunes App Store is that once you purchase our app, you can install it on more than one iOS device as long as each device uses the same iTunes account.

Apple refuses to tell us the maximum number of devices you can install on, but we have heard from outside experiments that the maximum seems to be 5 devices.

Your purchase of the iOS product does not entitle you to use the app on other platforms (e.g. Android, Windows). The other platforms are sold separately. See this FAQ item.

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How do I install the app on additional devices/computers?

A: If you purchased for Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch):
The standard policy of Apple's iTunes App Store is that once you purchase our app, you can install it on more than one iOS device as long as each device uses the same Apple iTunes account.

Apple refuses to tell us the maximum number of devices you can install on, but we have heard from outside experiments that the maximum seems to be 5 devices.

Simply go to the App Store app on each additional device and follow the same steps you took to find the app during your initial purchase. You will find that the button that used to say "BUY" now says "INSTALL." Touch that button and the free app installation will begin.

Your purchase of the iOS product does not entitle you to use the app on other platforms (e.g. Android, Windows). The other platforms are sold separately. See this FAQ item.

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Do I get free lifetime upgrades to other platforms?

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Can I get a discount for upgrades to other platforms?

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Can I trade in my older version on another platform for this platform?

A: No. When your purchase our product on one platform (e.g. Apple iOS, Google Android, Microsoft Windows), you get free lifetime upgrades on that platform but you must purchase again if you change platforms.

Currently there is no way to transfer a purchase or get a discount for a new purchase across platforms.

One reason why we cannot do transfers or discounts is that Apple, Google, and PayPal are mortal enemies and they don't give us any way to transfer the licensing permission. Apple and Google also do not give us any way to offer discounts for individual customer purchases.

But there is another, more fundamental reason why we do not offer free license transfers or discounts: each time we have moved to a new platform (from Palm OS to Windows desktop to Apple iOS to Google Android) we had to completely re-write the app from scratch, because each platform uses a software development system that is completely incompatible with the previous platform. In some cases, we even had to rewrite our app in a completely different computer language! Unfortunately, platform designers like Microsoft and Apple and Google do this on purpose in a futile and counter-productive attempt at locking developers onto their platform, and this trend is almost certain to continue as new platforms emerge.

The net effect of this reality is that each time we move to a new platform, it incurs massive development costs (at least 3 and often 6 months of full-time software engineer labor).

The simple financial reality is that we need to recover those development costs so that we can continue to provide free upgrades for everyone on every platform, both existing and new! Because we have a large base of customers who also upgrade their devices to each new platform, we cannot fund continued development of all our supported platforms using only the purchases of new users on the new platforms. The numbers simply do not add up, and we would not be able to continue to support you if we did not charge across platforms.

You may have noticed that some app vendors do offer free upgrades across platforms (by making most app features exclusively available through in-app purchases, on which Apple and Google place fewer restrictions). In those cases, the vendor has factored the large additional cost of new platform development into initial purchase price of their app, making the app more expensive for you if you do not happen to jump to every new platform. We do not want to incur cost for all customers when only some customers switch between platforms. Also, nobody can predict when and how often new platforms will become popular, so we feel it is both more fair and more safe to price each platform separately.

We understand that from your point of view, you can only use one platform/device at a time, so it seems like you should only pay once. We hope you will understand that from our point of view, we need to pay for our programming time so we can continue to develop the app and add new features and new vocabulary for you and all our other users on all platforms.

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Q:

How often do you update the app?

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What is added in updates?

A: Although we have no fixed schedule for updates, we typically update apps on all our platforms about once a year to add a large batch of new entries (for our Thai dictionary product, we started at 42,000 entries in 2009, increased to 100,000 in 2010, increased to 150,000 entries in 2012, increased to 195,000 in 2016, and we are continuing to add more year after year) and then we occasionally release additional updates to add new features or address issues with new devices.

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Do you offer an academic discount?

A: Not at this time.

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Can I get a discount for bulk purchases in our business/school/institution?

A: Our phrasebook is a dream come true for large institutions who employ large numbers of expat workers. With a single easy centralized purchase, you could have the world's leading Thai-English phrasebook for English speakers on every employee's device, smoothing their transition to Thailand and saving you both work and training costs. If your business, school, or institution is interested in purchase of a large number of units (say, 3000-5000 units over the multi-year course of our business relationship), please contact us and we can discuss creating a customized version of our software that is easy to deploy across your entire institution.

For those who wish to make smaller bulk purchases, we would love to be able to offer bulk purchase discounts, unfortunately at this time, both Google and Apple control pricing and does not give us the opportunity to offer different prices for different quantities.

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Q:

What changed in each version of the software?

A: To see a list of all software versions so you can find out what changed, visit this page.

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Keyboard Questions and Answers:

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What keyboards can I use in the app?

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Can I use the system keyboards?

Q:

Can I use third-party keyboards?

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Do you support Swype?

A: Yes! Our app works with all other system and third-party keyboards just like any other app. Plus we offer a custom-designed Paiboon Keyboard that gives you many advantages when using our app. For more detail, see the product overview.

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Q:

Why do I have problems searching for the Thai letters ฃ ฅ ๅ ข ช ซ ค ด ต า?

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How can I type the Thai letters ฃ ฅ ๅ?

A: You have fallen victim to one of the craziest idiosyncracies of the Thai language: there are several obsolete letters ฃ ฅ ๅ that are not used for any word in the phrasebook at all, but that look nearly identical to the common letters ข ช ซ ค ด ต า. The difference is so small you need a magnifying glass to see it:

Obsolete ฃ ฅ ๅ
Common ข ช ซ ค ด ต า

These decoy letters appear on most Thai keyboards and they are always fooling people into typing them, causing people not to find the words they are looking for.

The letters ฃ ฅ are so obsolete that arguably, there are no longer any words in the Thai language that use these letters, including proper names and place names (which have all been changed to use the more modern letters), though occasionally you will see street signs for "old fashioned" festivals using the old letters in order to give an "old" feeling as in English "ye olde shoppee" in fake old-fashioned shopping areas (and like "ye olde shopee," the usage of the archaic Thai letters is often wrong historically!).

Our app includes a custom-made Paiboon Thai Script keyboard frees you from this nightmare by leaving out the useless letters and using the new space to make the keys for common letters bigger and more readable. For more, see the product overview.

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Do I have to purchase a separate Thai keyboard?

A: No. Our app comes with everything you need to read and type English, Thai Script and Thai Sound. We have included, free of charge, the Paiboon Keyboard, which allows you to type all the Thai letters and special phonetic symbols you will need for our dictionary.

The Paiboon Keyboard is specially designed for use with our app: it features a simple layout with large, finger-friendly keys and includes only the buttons needed for the dictionary. For example, it doesn't include an enter key, punctuation, or other special symbols that force general-purpose keyboards to have such tiny keys.

If you already have a system or third-party keyboard that you like, you can of course also use it with our app.

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What does the Paiboon Keyboard look like?

A: The Paiboon Keyboard is specially designed for use with our app: it features a simple layout with large, finger-friendly keys and includes only the buttons needed for the dictionary. For example, it doesn't include an enter key, punctuation, or other special symbols that force general-purpose keyboards to have such tiny keys.

The Paiboon Keyboard automatically adjusts its appearance based on your dictionary section and settings.

For example, while searching for a Thai word using Thai Script, the Paiboon Keyboard displays like this:

Built-In Thai Script Keyboard

While searching for a Thai word using one one of our 12 Thai Sound pronunciation guide systems, the keyboard automatically adapts itself to your currenly selected system, as shown here for the Paiboon+ system:

Built-In Thai Sound Keyboard

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Q:

Why don't I see the Paiboon Keyboard?

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How do I activate the Paiboon Keyboard?

A: To use the Paiboon keyboard, you just need to go to our app Settings screen under Keyboards > "Thai Sound" and choose "Paiboon Keyboard."

For more information, see our app Help screen under "Using the app" > "On-Screen Keyboard."

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Q:

How do I switch keyboards?

A: We have included complete documentation showing you how to activate the Paiboon Keyboard, and how to switch between the Paiboon Keyboard and other keyboards, in our application Help.

See our app Help screen under "Using the app" > "On-Screen Keyboard."

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How can I easily switch from the Paiboon Keyboard to another keyboard?

A: We have included complete documentation showing you how to activate the Paiboon Keyboard, and how to switch between the Paiboon Keyboard and other keyboards, in our application Help.

See our app Help screen under "Using the app" > "On-Screen Keyboard."

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Can the dictionary automatically switch between English/Thai keyboards?

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Can I make the keyboard follow which dictionary section I'm in?

A: If you are using our provided Paiboon Keyboard, then yes! The Paiboon Keyboard always automatically notices which section of the dictionary you are in and adapts its keys appropriately. There is an English keyboard, a Thai Script keyboard, and a custom keyboard for each Thai Sound Pronunciation Guide system.

If you are using another keyboard (a system keyboard or a third-party keyboard like Swype), then the answer depends on your particular keyboard and your operating system.

For more information, see our app Help screen under "Using the app" > "On-Screen Keyboard."

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Can I use the Paiboon Keyboard to type Thai Script in other apps?

A: No. The Paiboon Keyboard is private to our app.

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Reference Questions and Answers:

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What pronunciation guide systems does the phrasebook support?

A: In addition to our signature Paiboon+ pronunciation guide system, the same system used in all Thai learning materials from Paiboon Publishing, this software lets you choose from 11 other pronunciation guide systems:

Pronunciation Guide Systems

With a single tap in our Settings screen, all pronunciation guides transform into your chosen system, including those in our comprehensive, interactive guide to Thai. You can even look up Thai words by sound using your chosen system.

You can find all the details on each system, including where it comes from and exactly what symbols it uses, in our comprehensive app Help screens under "Pronunciation Guides." If you have a specific question about a supported system you can contact us.

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What are the parts of speech / symbols / abbreviations used in the phrasebook?

A: All of these details are documented in our app's comprehensive Help screens under "Speaking and Listening." Pay particular attention to the sections called "Register" and "Parts of Speech."

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Companion Material Questions and Answers:

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What other Thai learning materials are available?

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What else does Paiboon Publishing produce?

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Which Thai books work best with the phrasebook?

A: Paiboon Publishing The Talking Thai <> English Phrasebook was developed by Paiboon Publishing and Word in the Hand™ Inc.

Paiboon Publishing is the world's leading producer of South-East Asian language learning materials, including the famous Thai for Beginners and the Thai for Beginners App. There's even an audio companion to the learning books, a guide to pronunciation, and a multi-volume series on how to Speak Like a Thai. Paiboon Publishing also created leading offerings for the Burmese, Vietnamese, Lao, and Cambodian languages.

Paiboon Publishing has recently expanded into the Chinese language learning space with disruptive apps full of industry-first innovations, such as the Talking Chinese–English–Chinese Phrasebook and Survival Chinese for English Speakers.

The Talking Thai <> English Phrasebook and Paiboon's other Thai language materials, both printed and electronic, work perfectly together because they share a common teaching method and a common set of pronunciation guide systems (for more detail on pronunciation guide systems, see Search-by-Sound™).

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For more info on Paiboon Publishing products, see www.paiboonpublishing.com. Here are just some of the titles:

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