[Wine] Multi-language input

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Thu Oct 11 08:01:48 CDT 2007

On 10/11/07, Pasha R <pashar.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I'm using Fedora 7 and Gnome. I need sometimes to be able to write
> > > Russian and Hebrew. This works fine with native linux applications,
> > > but not in Wine applications. If I launch Wine application, I can
> > > write only in English, if I try to type in other language, my input is
> > > either ignored or displayed as blocks. If I set LANG to ru_RU.UTF-8 or
> > > to he_IL.UTF-8 before starting Wine application, then I can write
> > > either in English and Russian or English and Hebrew. Is there a way to
> > > enable all three languages?
> >
> > How does one do this in Windows (or for that matter, in Linux)?
> > Do you have to do anything to switch languages?
> It is easily done on both windows and linux.
> ... in Fedora I have keyboard preferences application,
> which allows me to add keyboard layouts and
> define certain properties, for example keyboard shortcuts to switch
> layout. Once needed layouts are configured, I can type in any language
> and switch between them. With Wine, though, I can make only 2
> languages to be available, third one won't work.

Interesting.  Can you file a bug for this at http://bugs.winehq.org ?

> In windows, I can add input languages in Control Panel/Regional and
> Language Settings.

And then how do you switch languages?  Does that also
define hotkeys?
- Dan

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