Re: [code] Can't use input method in Mac

From: bai bai <>
Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2018 19:16:32 +0800

Chinese and Japanese input method is a little different too, it will use
a menu to select the character. This menu didn’t show in TA, it is the

Other input methods can input character directly.

TA for windows can handle the input method correctly. So I think this is
a gtk platform issue.

On 4 Nov 2018, at 22:39, David Reimer wrote:

>> On Fri, 2 Nov 2018, bai bai wrote:
>>> I find a problem about Mac version Textadept, it can’t use input
>>> method at
>>> all. In windows, there is no such problem.
>>> I think this is a gtk issue, in other gtk based application such as
>>> notecase,
>>> I can select input method(the gtk default is None)
>>> .![](
>>> "PastedImage.png")
>>> Can you add the same feature in the future Mac building?
>> Thanks for the suggestion. I will need to learn more about input
>> methods in order to give you a proper response.
>> Cheers,
>> Mitchell
> Just to add: I just tried on my MacBook (10.10.5, Yosemite, "Early
> 2015"), with Textadept 10.1, and I had no difficulty switching the
> input method between Hebrew, Greek Polytonic, and Russian, and back to
> British (English/PC). I got the correct keyboard and glyphs, exactly
> as expected.
> Unless I'm misunderstanding the issue OP is raising? I select the
> input method from the "keyboard toggle switcher" (whatever it's
> called!) on the top system menubar. (Image attached.)
> So it would be good to know which versions of OSX and TA that bai bai
> is using.
> David

You are subscribed to
To change subscription settings, send an e-mail to
To unsubscribe, send an e-mail to
Received on Mon 05 Nov 2018 - 06:16:32 EST

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 : Mon 05 Nov 2018 - 06:47:25 EST