[PATCH] fdo#36324 fdo#42929 - option to ingore system input language...
Jeremy Brown (via Code Review)
gerrit at gerrit.libreoffice.org
Sun Nov 11 00:11:39 PST 2012
I have submitted a patch for review:
To pull it, you can do:
git pull ssh://gerrit.libreoffice.org:29418/core refs/changes/29/1029/1
fdo#36324 fdo#42929 - option to ingore system input language changes
Created a new checkbox on the Langauges options page:
 Ignore system input language
This is unchecked by default so that the current behavior remains the
default, i.e. newly entered text will be flagged as whatever the
current system input language is.
When checked however, this instructs LibreOffice to ignore the system
language (on Windows for example, the language from the Language Bar)
when determining the language for newly entered text. This is handled in
the lcl_isNonDefaultLanguage method of sw/source/ui/docvw/edtwin.cxx.
The option is also saved in registrymodifications.xcu
There are two main use cases:
1. This allows someone to use a single "international" keyboard on
Windows to type in multiple languages, (e.g. English, French, Spanish)
without changing the system keyboard. The person is then responsible for
setting the language for each word or run of text themselves in
LibreOffice. This seems to be the preferred workflow for some
translators and some educators developing language materials.
2. This allows someone writing in a minority language that is not
represented in one of Windows' locale options to still be able to type
in LibreOffice in their language using a keyboard tagged for another
language. Once they set the language in LibreOffice (e.g. to Teke-Eboo
[ebo_CG]), they can type with a keyboard as being for "Swahili" but
still succeed in entering new text in their language. This allows
spell-checking to work properly without them having to select each new
word they enter and reset the language of that word to Teke-Eboo (as is
currently the case).
8 files changed, 135 insertions(+), 34 deletions(-)
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