Bug 199521 - Feature Request: Adoption of wildcard "*" for Chang-Jie input method.
Summary: Feature Request: Adoption of wildcard "*" for Chang-Jie input method.
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: scim-tables
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Caius Chance
QA Contact:
Keywords: FutureFeature, i18n
Depends On:
Blocks: 227467
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-07-20 03:44 UTC by Caius Chance
Modified: 2008-08-02 23:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-11-09 00:58:18 UTC

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Description Caius Chance 2006-07-20 03:44:55 UTC
Description of problem:

Normally users have to type full key combinations of certain Chinese character,
or they could just input the first few keystrokes and selecting from the
possible candidates on prebuffer.

Try to let user could use "*" key to substitute the input of middle keystrokes.

i.e. input first key + "*" + last key and show up the possible candidates on

It has no difference as "Quick Input" method which ALWAYS request for the first
and the last key but Chang-Jie uses "*" to trigger the feature.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Could have a look on the Chang-Jie input method on other OSes.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Turn on SCIM Chang-Jie input method.
2. Input the first key of a Chinese character.
3. Input "*" key.
4. Input the last key of such Chinese character.
5. Possible candidates appears on the pre-edit buffer.
6. Users select the character they want by pressing corresponding key as usual.
Actual results:
User have to input either full keystorkes or first few keystrokes in order for

Expected results:
User could get the character they want even they just remember the first and the
last key of specific character.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jens Petersen 2006-10-17 03:02:04 UTC
This may already be fixed in 0.5.7.

Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2006-10-27 05:14:08 UTC
scim-tables-0.5.7-1.fc7 has been built btw.

Comment 3 Caius Chance 2006-11-09 00:58:18 UTC
FYI, the function is not available in:


Comment 4 Caius Chance 2006-11-14 00:16:07 UTC
Ignore comment#3, the feature IS available in:


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