[Mono-winforms-list] [PATCH] Re: [Mono-dev] Input method context switch

Tom Hindle tom_hindle at sil.org
Thu Nov 12 18:55:47 EST 2009

Cross posting as this belongs on the mono-winforms list.

Attaching patch for review.


On Tue, 2009-11-03 at 16:50 +0700, Tim Armstrong wrote:
> Hi mono team,
> in developing software for linguistic applications our team recently 
> developed a patch for the SCIM input method manager that allows us to 
> programmatically change the selected Input Method (IM). The key idea is 
> that when a user switches from a textbox that expects English input to, 
> say, a textbox that expects Thai, the Input Method is automatically 
> switched.
> We do this switch in the OnEnter eventhandler. Unfortunately, it seems 
> that the X Input Context is switched AFTER the OnEntry event is fired. 
> As a result we end up switching the IM for the previous context (ie the 
> English textbox) rather than the new one (ie the Thai textbox). Can you 
> give any insight into this behavior or do have any thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Tim
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