QA:Inscript2 Keymaps

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|description=The m17n keymaps for Indic languages that follows new Enhanced Inscript draft standard(Inscript2).
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|description=The m17n keymaps for Indic languages that follows new Enhanced Inscript draft standard(Inscript2). We need Inscript2 keymap testing just to ensure with latest Gnome 3.8.x packages we can use Inscript2 keymaps.
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'''Note:- This test case needs you to first set AltGr key and then using this AltGr key test that your Indic language keymap keymappings are correct as per the Standard.'''
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Follow up to the steps in [[QA:Testcase i18n input method setup]] to configure the input method on the desktop.
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# Add any input sources which has '''(m17n)''' in the name.
 
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* First we need to enable extended layer which can be switched by using AltGr key. Following are the steps to enable AltGr support
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A] First we need to enable extended layer which can be switched on by using AltGr key.  
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1) Start the gnome-control-center and click on "Keyboard"
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2) Then click on the Shortcuts tab and then on left side click on "Typing"
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3) Click on "Alternative character key" and then on "Disabled" to choose its new value "Right Alt"
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4) Also you need to add inscript2 keymap in input-sources tab under region panel in gnome-control-center
  
* Start the gnome-control-center and click on "Region and Language"
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5) Select this keymap from the 2-letter language icon on the panel at right top of your screen.
  
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Once you are done with the above steps you can then start input using this keymap. To test whether extended layer is working or not, just try to input <AltGr + f > or <AltGr + r> or <AltGr + 4>. These are the input keys that most keymaps have mappings. If you will see the corresponding character using any of the 3 inputs then you have a working Inscript2 keymap.
  
* If you have already ibus running then click on ibus icon and select "Region and Language Settings"
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Note:- AltGr key is same as "Right Alt" key
  
* Then click on the Layouts tab and then click on "Options" button.
 
  
* Search for "key to choose 3rd level" and enable checkbox "Right Alt"
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B] Other way to test Inscript2 keymap is to use gnome-shell-extension-iok.
  
* Also you need to add inscript2 keymap in ibus.
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1) Install gnome-shell-extension-iok package
  
* After adding inscript2 keymap, restart the ibus and then select this newly added keymap
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2) enable this extension using gnome-tweak-tool
  
* Once you done with above steps you can start input using this keymap. To test whether extended layer is working or not, just try to input <AltGr + f > or <AltGr + r> or <AltGr + 4>. These are the input keys that most keymaps have mappings. If you will see the corresponding character using any of the 3 inputs then you have a working Inscript2 keymap.
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3) click on iok icon in top right corner. This will open iok with preloaded Inscript2 kemap in your current locale.
  
 
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== '''Reference Bugs''' ==
  
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[https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=746562 Bug 746562] Inscript2
  
[[Category:Inscript2 Keymaps]]
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[[Category:Package_ibus-m17n_test_cases]]
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[[Category:I18n_Desktop]]

Revision as of 06:04, 2 May 2013

Contents

Description

The m17n keymaps for Indic languages that follows new Enhanced Inscript draft standard(Inscript2). We need Inscript2 keymap testing just to ensure with latest Gnome 3.8.x packages we can use Inscript2 keymaps.

Note:- This test case needs you to first set AltGr key and then using this AltGr key test that your Indic language keymap keymappings are correct as per the Standard.

Setup

Follow up to the steps in QA:Testcase i18n input method setup to configure the input method on the desktop.

  1. Add any input sources which has (m17n) in the name.

How to test

A] First we need to enable extended layer which can be switched on by using AltGr key.

1) Start the gnome-control-center and click on "Keyboard"

2) Then click on the Shortcuts tab and then on left side click on "Typing"

3) Click on "Alternative character key" and then on "Disabled" to choose its new value "Right Alt"

4) Also you need to add inscript2 keymap in input-sources tab under region panel in gnome-control-center

5) Select this keymap from the 2-letter language icon on the panel at right top of your screen.

Once you are done with the above steps you can then start input using this keymap. To test whether extended layer is working or not, just try to input <AltGr + f > or <AltGr + r> or <AltGr + 4>. These are the input keys that most keymaps have mappings. If you will see the corresponding character using any of the 3 inputs then you have a working Inscript2 keymap.

Note:- AltGr key is same as "Right Alt" key


B] Other way to test Inscript2 keymap is to use gnome-shell-extension-iok.

1) Install gnome-shell-extension-iok package

2) enable this extension using gnome-tweak-tool

3) click on iok icon in top right corner. This will open iok with preloaded Inscript2 kemap in your current locale.

Expected Results

Selected language should output characters as per the Draft of Enhanced inscript



Reference Bugs

Bug 746562 Inscript2