Re: input methods

On Mon, Mar 11, 2002 at 08:47:47AM -0500, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Miroslaw Dobrzanski-Neumann <mne mosaic-ag com> writes:
> > 
> > I've just played with input methods an observed the following.
> > Using default input method it is possible to enter an unicode character
> > <Ctrl>-<Shift>-<hex number> as recomended by ISO 14755.
> > 
> > After selecting X input method there was no such functionality. I would
> > consider it as a bug/missing feature but I'm not sure.
> > 
> The issue is that the Ctrl+Shift+hex feature comes from the default
> input method - so if you change methods it isn't there anymore.
> It's conceivable that Ctrl+Shift+hex would conflict with some input
> methods, so it seems sort of hard to fix this. But maybe people have
> ideas.

Some other missing feature (in every software) is keyboard layout switching
during text editing.  With input method concept it could be possible to
realize it in a portable way. Is there any idea how to do it?

Miroslaw Dobrzanski-Neumann

Base Development and Research
Tel +49-2225-882-291
Fax +49-2225-882-201
E-mail: mne mosaic-ag com

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