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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.
* On the GNOME Desktop, '''im-chooser''' is now deprecated except in Fallback mode.
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  * add some professional dictionaries configurable in setup dialog.
* Since GNOME 3.6 supports ibus 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 user menu 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 the ''Input Sources'' tab
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*# click on ''+'' icon to add input sources
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*# choose one or more input source you want to add
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* If you can't the input source in the list you are looking for, try running the following command in a 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 with 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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* If no input source is configured by default for your native language, you can add it using the above steps as a workaround.  Here is a table of input sources 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 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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= 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 have been rebased to a fork of Google Croscore fonts with OFL license, better coverage, and some small enhancements.
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* Lohit fonts version 2.5.3 available with major enhancements in Devanagari, Kannada, Malayalam and Tamil fonts.
* The Paktype fonts have been updated with enhancements for better coverage.
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* Culmus fonts version 0.130 available with new font family Shofar.
* New fonts '''lohit-tamil-classical-fonts''' for Tamil and '''kalapi-fonts''' for Gujarati have been added.
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* fonts-tweak-tool has supported embedded bitmap, font substitution configuration, and OpenType Feature Tags.
* '''madan-fonts''' for Nepali, '''navilu-fonts''' and '''gubbi-fonts''' for Kannada now support the minimum required characters as per fontconfig file for their respective languages.
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* <code>$HOME/.fonts.conf</code> is deprecated. Users are encouraged to move it to <code>$HOME/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf</code>.
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= Other =
* <code>$HOME/.fonts.conf.d</code> is deprecated. Users are encouraged to move it to <code>$HOME/.config/fontconfig/conf.d</code>
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* All the disabled fontconfig config files in <code>/etc/fonts/conf.avail</code> have been moved to <code>/usr/share/fontconfig/conf.avail</code>. If you have any local symbolic-links from the old location, please update them.
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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.