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= Input Methods =
 
= Input Methods =
* <code>$HOME/.xinputrc</code> has been moved to <code>$HOME/.config/imsettings/xinputrc</code>.
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* ibus-kkc (Kana-Kanji Conversion) is a new Japanese input method engine using the new libkkc backend.
* <code>$HOME/.imsettings.log</code> has been moved to <code>$HOME/.cache/imsettings/log</code>.
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* ibus?
* The default engine for Simplified Chinese has been changed to '''ibus-libpinyin''' (see [[Features/ibus-libpinyin]] for more details).
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* ibus-libpinyin is an intelligent pinyin engine based on libpinyin backend.
* In GNOME '''im-chooser''' is now deprecated except in Fallback mode.
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  * add some professional dictionaries configurable in setup dialog.
* In GNOME 3.6 since ibus is now supported as the default input method system, users should now use gnome-control-center to setup their input methods:
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  * add import third party dictionary options to setup dialog.
*# click on the name at the upper right corner of the panel.
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* ibus-typing-booster - spell checking suggestions by hunspell improved
*# select ''System Settings'' from the menu
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* imsettings is now checking org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.keyboard.active gsettings key to determine if imsettings should manage input methods on GNOME/Cinnamon Desktops. if you want to not use IBus being integrated into them, please set false to that key.
*# click on the ''Region & Language'' icon
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*# open ''Input Sources'' tab
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*# click on ''+'' icon to add any input sources
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*# choose an input source you want to add
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* If there are no input sources in the list which you want to use, try the following command on the terminal and restart the desktop:
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*:<pre>gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.input-sources show-all-sources true</pre>
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* There may be no shortcut key to turn on/off the input method by default. you can enable it as the following steps:
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*# click the ''shortcut settings'' link in the ''Input Sources'' tab on ''System Settings'' or click the ''Keyboard'' icon at the top and the ''Shortcuts'' tab, the ''Typing'' section at the left pane.
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*# click on the ''Switch to next source'', press '''[Control]''' + '''[space]'''.
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* There may be no input source to input a native language through ibus by default. you can add it with the above steps as a workaround. this is the input sources table corresponding to the input method engines:
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  {| border=1
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  |-
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  | input source name
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  | input method engine
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  |-
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  | Chinese (Chewing)
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  | ibus-chewing
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  |-
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  | Chinese (Intelligent Bopomofo)
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  | ibus-libpinyin
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  |-
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  | Chinese (Intelligent Pinyin)
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  | ibus-libpinyin
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  |-
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  | Japanese (Anthy)
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  | ibus-anthy
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  |-
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  | Korean (Korean)
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  | ibus-hangul
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  |-
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  | * (inscript (m17n))
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  | ibus-m17n
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  |-
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  | * (itrans (m17n))
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  | ibus-m17n
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  |-
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  | * (phonetic (m17n))
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  | ibus-m17n
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  |}
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* '''ibus-typing-booster''' is a predictive input method for the ibus platform. It predicts complete words based on partial input. One can then simply select the desired word from a list of suggestions and improve one's typing speed and spelling. '''ibus-typing-booster''' currently supports the following Asian and European languages:
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** Assamese, Bengali, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Maithili, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu
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** English, Danish, French
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* Indian onscreen keyboard ('''iok''') is available with minor enhancements.
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= Fonts =
 
= Fonts =
* '''fonts-tweak-tool''' now supports the language ordering to decide what language has precedence to display the text, and the font properties to change the sub-pixel rendering and hinting configuration per fonts.
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* Liberation fonts are rebased to Google's CrOS Core fonts and has OFL license, more improvements for hinting data and coverage.
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* Lohit fonts version 2.5.3 available with major enhancements in Devanagari, Kannada, Malayalam and Tamil fonts.
* Enhancements for '''paktype-naqsh-fonts''', '''paktype-tehreer-fonts''', '''paktype-naskh-basic-fonts''', and '''paktype-ajrak-fonts'''.
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* Culmus fonts version 0.130 available with new font family Shofar.
* New font Lohit Tamil Classical ('''lohit-tamil-classical-fonts''') for Tamil language and Kalapi ('''kalapi-fonts''') for Gujarati language.
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* fonts-tweak-tool has supported embedded bitmap, font substitution configuration, and OpenType Feature Tags.
* Madan ('''madan-fonts''') for Nepali,  Navilu ('''navilu-fonts''') and Gubbi ('''gubbi-fonts''') for Kannada  now has minimum required characters as per fontconfig file to support respective languages.
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* <code>$HOME/.fonts.conf</code> is deprecated. the users are encouraged to move it to <code>$HOME/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf</code>.
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= Other =
* <code>$HOME/.fonts.conf.d</code> is deprecated. the users are encouraged to move it to <code>$HOME/.config/fontconfig/conf.d</code>
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* the fontconfig config files which not enabled by default has been moved from <code>/etc/fonts/conf.avail</code> to <code>/usr/share/fontconfig/conf.avail</code>. if you have any symbolic-links from the old place, please update.
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* A translation tool called <code>tw</code> has been added.
  
 
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Input Methods

  • ibus-kkc (Kana-Kanji Conversion) is a new Japanese input method engine using the new libkkc backend.
  • ibus?
  • ibus-libpinyin is an intelligent pinyin engine based on libpinyin backend.
 * add some professional dictionaries configurable in setup dialog.
 * add import third party dictionary options to setup dialog.
  • ibus-typing-booster - spell checking suggestions by hunspell improved
  • imsettings is now checking org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.keyboard.active gsettings key to determine if imsettings should manage input methods on GNOME/Cinnamon Desktops. if you want to not use IBus being integrated into them, please set false to that key.

Fonts

  • Lohit fonts version 2.5.3 available with major enhancements in Devanagari, Kannada, Malayalam and Tamil fonts.
  • Culmus fonts version 0.130 available with new font family Shofar.
  • fonts-tweak-tool has supported embedded bitmap, font substitution configuration, and OpenType Feature Tags.

Other

  • A translation tool called tw has been added.