Input mode indicator is half-width katakana when you try to type inside a text box in Internet Explorer 11

Symptoms

Assume that you use a Microsoft Office Input Method Editor (IME) or a third-party IME for Japanese on a computer. When you try to type inside a text box in Internet Explorer 11, the input mode indicator is half-width katakana.

Note This problem occurs when the text box uses an ime-mode: activestyle.

Resolution

Update information

To resolve this problem, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, go to Microsoft Update.

For technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, go to the following Microsoft website:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspxNote This update was first included in security update 2969262.

For more information about security update 2969262, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2969262 MS14-035: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: June 10, 2014

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

See the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

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