Chinese text entry

Avraham Hanadari rufus at
Sun Apr 23 06:20:27 UTC 2006

Michael T. Richter wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-21-04 at 22:04 +0200, Loïc Martin wrote:
>>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).
> Eh?  I've adjusted absolutely nothing, but I can use SCIM everywhere.  
> 你好吗?  That was a Ctrl-Shift away and in Evolution.  Another 
> Ctrl-Shift and I'm back in English.  I can do the same in any app that 
> can cope with UTF-8 input at all.  (Which is every app I use -- 
> including OpenOffice.org2.)
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> other than Kaffirs, can now travel in the trams."/ *--Mahatma Gandhi*
  You are soooo fortunate! If I knew what I was doing I might be able to 
achieve that state of bliss as well. As it is, every thing I do in Linux 
is a struggle, and I'm beginning to think it's just not worth the hours 
I've been spending every day to set up the simplest of functions.


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