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Re: language input



On Thu, 2009-06-11 at 09:46 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-06-10 at 08:50 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> >   
> >> KDE 4 / Fedora 10
> >>
> >> I am trying to add Chinese language. I added via yum, scim-pinyin
> >> kde-l10n-Chinese openoffice.org-langpack-zh_CN (and dependencies).
> >>
> >> I have enabled the Chinese keyboard in systemsettings and have logged
> >> out and logged back in again.
> >>
> >> I have the keyboard switcher between English and Chinese in my task bar
> >> and can switch back and forth but if I start either openoffice.org or
> >> kwrite, neither allow me to type Chinese like I can in Windows. What do
> >> I need to do?
> >>     
> > ----
> > I have to believe that some people switch their input language/keyboards
> > in Linux. No one?
> >
> >
> >   
> Sorry it too so long.  My F10 system is a virtual machine and I don't
> normally use it.  Also, it is my wife that inputs Simplified Chinese.
> 
> She doesn't use pinyin but python-pinyin.
> 
> Logged in...  Started ooffice writer...did Ctrl+Shift and started
> typing.  SCIM is also configured such that alt-shift toggles through the
> configured input methods.
> 
> So, basically, no problem here with python-pinyin.  She did try to use
> pinyin but couldn't get it to work...not sure why since she was in a
> hurry to get to work and said she would try it later...  I'll see if I
> can....in a bit.
----
thanks Ed - I think I'm going to bed for the night but I did install
python-pinyin and even think maybe I need to actually launch scim...

$ scim -d
Smart Common Input Method 1.4.7

Launching a SCIM daemon with Socket FrontEnd...
Loading simple Config module ...
Creating backend ...
Reading pinyin phrase lib failed
desc table has been created.
Loading socket FrontEnd module ...
Starting SCIM as daemon ...
Launching a SCIM process with x11...
Loading socket Config module ...
Creating backend ...
Loading x11 FrontEnd module ...
GTK Panel of SCIM 1.4.7

Starting SCIM as daemon ...
SCIM has been successfully launched.

but I still haven't figured out how to input any Chinese characters from
the keyboard. I don't think this is a pinyin issue.

Craig


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