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Re: [m17n] OpenOffice and Japanese
  • From: Gerhard Schuck <geschu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 11:24:50 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <20020528203043.37285ccf.geschu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 28 May 2002 12:32:09 +0200
Mike Fabian <mfabian@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Gerhard Schuck <geschu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>
> [...]
>
> > First a small bug: If you activate kinput2 with Shift-Space you should
> > be able to write in Japanese (of course started with LC_CTYPE = ja_JP
> > and correct XMODIFIERS setting) directly, but you can't. You have to
> > change manually to the Japanese font first.
>
> I don't think this is a bug. Japanese input immediately works,
> i.e. the indicator window pops up and you can enter Japanese, but of
> course it is not correctly displayed when you use a font which doesn't
> contain Japanese characters, then you just see boxes.
>
I'm not shure but I still think it should change to the default asian
language font (and back) automatically like in Winword.

...

> > OpenOffice doesn't work well with kinput/canna (which one I don't
> > know). Quite often they crash. One example: If I press HOME the
> > "auxiliary control" window opens. Normally I can close it with Ctrl-g
> > or backspace. Only backspace works correctly. If I press Ctrl-g the
> > window closes, but kinput/canna don't work anymore. Sometimes
> > OpenOffice crashes after about 15 seconds (enough time to safe your
> > file). This happens with several other combinations too.
>
> > I tested the German and the Japanese versions of OpenOffice on
> > notebooks with SuSE 7.1 and 7.3 (later I will also try it on my
> > desktop with SuSE 8.0).
>
> Add the following to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults/Kinput2
>
...
> *SeparateConversion.input: false
> *selectionShell.input: false
> *auxShell.input: false
>
> and restart kinput2 (restart X11 if in doubt). This solves the problem
> you describe.
>
> These app-default settings are already included in SuSE Linux 8.0, but
> not yet in 7.3 and 7.1.
>

Problem solved! Thanks

Gerhard Schuck
geschu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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