[Mono-winforms-list] XIM support

Francisco T. Martinez martinf at mfconsulting.com
Tue Sep 25 11:30:29 EDT 2007

John Hatton wrote:
> Hi,
> In the next 4 months, we’ll reach a point where our SWF/MWF app
> <http://www.wesay.org/>, which runs on the OLPC, will have to be
> re-written in GTK or QT for lack of custom-keyboard ability (
> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=320988 ). Being a Windows
> shop, we don’t have the first clue how to go about adding this ourselves.
> Can anyone give me a feel for whether XIM support might be in the
> near-term cards?
Have you looked at Gtk#? If you are a Windows shop (using Visual Studio,
etc.), I would try to use the Gtk# Installer for .NET Framework SDK, so
that you can start using some of the C#/Gtk# Application project
templates that get installed and are accessible through Visual Studio
"New Project" in the File menu. This may give you a way to begin playing
with Gtk# development right from the comfort of your Windows development
environment. The resulting application can later be rapidly used in *NIX
OS that sport modern versions of GTK/GNOME.

MonoDoc documentation has quite a bit of information on Gtk# and
consulting the Gtk# mailing list along with participation on the #mono
IRC channel would get you started.

These links may be useful:



Best regards,


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