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LO v4 keyboarding language does not follow OS input language [closed]

asked 2013-02-20 17:02:40 +0200

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updated 2015-09-09 01:57:09 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

In Windows 7 and LO v3.6, when I switched the input language via the Windows hot key (or Windows language menu), LO switched the input language in Writer. This worked geat for me to be able to write in multiple languages.

Now in Windows 8 and LO v4, this does not work. (Windows 8's switching works fine with other software, so it is not a Win8 bug.)

I have confirmed that the "Ignore system input language" option is UNchecked (in Tools Options Language Settings), so apparently that check box is not working. (LO acts like it is checked.)

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
close date 2015-10-23 13:29:47.878537


XP Prof SP3 english with Asian language support LibO 3.6.5 english us, with installed languages: English, Japanese, German and Dutch works perfectly fine. I assume you have a problem in your OS.

ROSt52 gravatar imageROSt52 ( 2013-02-21 16:10:40 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-02-23 13:59:45 +0200

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updated 2013-02-23 14:04:46 +0200

Moved my comment (2013-02-21) to this answer:

That works fine for me (via Shift+Alt) with LO 4.0.0 on WinXP (EN → EL → DE → FR → ES → ...).

@dfc – What input-languages (keyboard settings)?

I had tested successfully the "Ignore system input language" option (enabled/disabled) on WinXP in relation to the patch for fdo#36324.

Maybe, LO 4.0.0 is affected by this behavior on Win8 only.
You may open a "follow-up" bug report to fdo#36324, and add the patch contributor (J. B.) to "CC".

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@dfc -- update?

qubit gravatar imagequbit ( 2013-03-08 08:17:11 +0200 )edit

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