[Mono-bugs] [Bug 688638] New: Compose Key doesn’t work in Winforms

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           Summary: Compose Key doesn’t work in Winforms
    Classification: Mono
           Product: Mono: Class Libraries
           Version: 2.6.x
          Platform: i686
        OS/Version: Ubuntu
            Status: NEW
          Severity: Minor
          Priority: P5 - None
         Component: Windows.Forms
        AssignedTo: mono-bugs at lists.ximian.com
        ReportedBy: hawke at hawkesnest.net
         QAContact: mono-bugs at lists.ximian.com
          Found By: ---
           Blocker: ---

Description of Problem:
A winforms application will not properly accept input using the compose key[1].

Steps to reproduce the problem:
1. Set up a compose key.  On Ubuntu, this is done through
System→Preferences→Keyboard, Layouts tab, Options…, Compose key position.  I
have mine set to Right Alt and Right Win.  Alternatively, run the command:
'xmodmap -e "remove mod1 = Alt_R" -e "keysym Alt_R = Multi_key"'
2. Launch a Winforms application under Mono.
3. Press the compose key, followed by a and then e

Actual Results:
The form displays the letters a and e.

Expected Results:
The a-e ligature character should be entered/displayed.

How often does this happen? 
every time.

Additional Information:
There is an old Ximian bug[2] which seems like the same thing.  It describes
this as being specific to the RichTextBox, but I also see it with a

1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compose_key
2. http://www.mail-archive.com/mono-bugs@lists.ximian.com/msg14469.html

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