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LibreOffice completely ignores Linux input method (fcitx)

asked 2015-12-22 23:44:10 +0200

Digital bear gravatar image

updated 2016-03-11 15:41:36 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I am having trouble with entering non-latin text into LibreOffice via XIM in Linux.

When activating Linux input method (for example, to enter Pin Yin), LibreOffice completely ignores provided input.

Expected behaviour: LibreOffice should show text as composed by fcitx, such as Canadian Syllabics or Chinese, etc

Actual behaviour: Keystrokes go directly into LibreOffice, by-passing input method.


  • LibreOffice
  • Kubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04.3 with KDE 4.13.3)
  • LANG=eo.UTF-8
  • XMODIFIERS=@im=fcitx
  • Both LibreOffice and fcitx are as
    installed by the operating system
    install process.
  • input method works everywhere else
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answered 2016-01-03 09:32:37 +0200

oweng gravatar image

Possibly related to bugs tdf#82907 and tdf#85795.

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