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359Re: Switching XIM on and off

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    Mar 8, 2001
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      Sung-Hyun Nam wrote:

      > Bram Moolenaar wrote:
      > >
      > > Wouldn't it be better if xim_set_preedit() doesn't call xim_set_focus()?
      > > Instead we would call xim_set_focus() in the same places where the ":lmap"
      > > mappings are enabled, to switch between English and language characters.
      >
      > Windows and Unix is different. I have no knowledge (especially Windows).
      > Next is just my experience.
      >
      > Windows: First of all, VIM always connect to IME.
      >
      > While input english, it acts like OverTheSpot(or OnTheSPot).
      > While input multibyte, it acts like OffTheSpot, but somewhat
      > different to XIM. IME send a ONE multibyte to VIM when composing
      > ends.

      OK, so for English mode the IME is still used.

      > Unix :
      [...]
      > I believe VIM cannot set 'Native language' or 'English' Mode.
      > VIM only can do 'enable' or 'disable' XIM. and user set language
      > mode manually. Well, in my case, when XIM enabled, it enters to
      > previous language mode. But, I think it's not the same
      > situation in Windows (Origin and English mode).

      When the XIM is disabled, this means you can type English, right? Thus isn't
      switching the XIM on/off nearly equal to switching between English and
      language mode?

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