Chinese text entry
rufus at hanadari.net
Sat Apr 22 11:14:21 UTC 2006
Loïc Martin wrote:
> Michael T. Richter a écrit :
>> On Tue, 2006-18-04 at 17:03 +0300, Avraham Hanadari wrote:
>>> The recent thread about Korean text entry made mention of Scid/Skid,
>>> which I recall from an installation of SuSE. I went to their site
>>> (http://www.scim-im.org/) but am uncertain what to choose and how to
>>> proceed. Is there something already onboard Ubunto that will enable
>>> keying Chinese? I much prefer the pinyin input I use under Windows
>>> and had in that brief encounter with SuSE.
>> From either universe or multiverse (I can't remember which):
>> - scim (input method infrastructure)
>> - scim-chinese (smart pinyin)
>> - scim-tables-zh (a whole bunch of others including, most usefully,
>> Ziranma and Wubi)
> At least for Dapper (don't think it was done for Breezy, then please
> follow Michael's advice) you just select Chinese support in
> System>Administration>Language Support. Everything gets installed.
> If your session is in Chinese, you have scim input everywhere. If it's
> not, too bad, but atm you only have scim in apps that allow input method
> selection with a right click in the page (like gterm and gedit - and I
> know it's not gterm, but I'm too lazy to type the full name :) It
> *should* be gterm anyway :P ). You can set scim input everywhere (like
> OO) yourself, but that means reading some docs and editing a few files
> (if you're happy enough to have understood the docs, of course). Don't
> ask me though, I still use Breezy when I need to input Chinese (a
> hassle, but I least it works).
Thanks. I have scim working now in Breezy. The remaining problem is with
OOo 2.01, where I can not input Chinese, because Writer immediately crashes.
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