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|0012228||Scribus||Story Editor / Text Frames||public||2014-04-19 20:45||2016-02-16 12:03|
|Target Version||1.5.0svn||Fixed in Version||1.5.0svn|
|Summary||0012228: Some accented characters dont get typed in text frames|
|Description||In scribus (1.5 svn version compiled on ubuntu) on ubuntu,|
the canvas editing (wysiwyg editing) doesnt enable anymore
to type in some accented characters as
ê, î, ô, û, ï, ö, ü, Ê, À, Ô etc
These require 2 keystrokes : ^ + e, ¨ + i, ^ + E, ...
Other characters are typed in ok : é, è, à, À, É.
These only require one keystrike.
This happened with Qt5.2 and I have tried with Qt5.3 pre-RC version
and its not fixed yet.
A workaround is to type in a text editor and copy'n'paste from there... so its not a display issue.
In the "story edit" window, which is not wysiwyg, these characters get typed fine.
More people have declared similar issues on fedora and even with scribus 1.4.x on scribus-dev mailing list http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.graphics.scribus/44670
|Additional Information||A qt bug has been reported for this too, in case its qt's fault : https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-38450|
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confirmed on debian testing with the packaged qt and 1.5svn.
confirmed on os x with scribus 1.5 and qt from the brew formula.
Multiple confirmations in addition to ale's (above)... folks on IRC and on the ML (2 devs). Confirming and moving to 1.5.1
As per http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Most_Annoying_Bugs
||actually korean and probably any other non latin script doesn't work at all, only through the editor, not in the layout view.|
In case its Qt related, here is Qt bug report for this issue : https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-38450
Here are some references from mailing list
William B : << When you type directly into a text frame, CanvasMode_Edit in canvasmode_edit.cpp handles keyPressEvent(QKeyEvent *e).
Does it also need to handle inputMethodEvent(QInputMethodEvent *e) to get composed characters?
The story editor seems to handle composed characters in SEditor::inputMethodEvent(QInputMethodEvent *event) in ui/storyeditor.cpp.
I tried making a CanvasMode_Edit::handleKeyEvents() and CanvasMode_Edit::inputMethodEvent(QInputMethodEvent *event). handleKeyEvents() was called for each component of the composed character but inputMethodEvent() was not called at the end, so it is probably more complicated. Something else might need to call setAttribute(Qt::WA_InputMethodEnabled).>>
<< storyeditor.cpp has the constructor "SEditor::SEditor(QWidget* parent, ScribusDoc docc, StoryEditor parentSE) : QTextEdit(parent)", so the story editor window is a QTextEdit object.
canvasmode_edit.cpp has the constructor "CanvasMode_Edit::CanvasMode_Edit(ScribusView* view) : CanvasMode(view)" and canvasmode.cpp has the constructor "CanvasMode::CanvasMode (ScribusView* view) : QObject()". The CanvasMode class contains a field "Canvas * const m_canvas", and Canvas is a QWidget.
QTextEdit implements inputMethodEvent(). https://qt-project.org/doc/qt-5/qtextedit.html
I think that the difference is that the story editor is a high level object that is designed to be a text editor while text frames are generic, low level objects.
I suspect that either 1) the story editor is based on an object that supports high level mapping of composed characters, while text frames are based on an object that supports only single keystrokes or 2) text frames need to request inputMethodEvents or to have them passed from the Canvas they contain.>>
and later : <<I remember once putting a lot of debug code in the story editor and the text frame editor to look for differences.
- The story editor requests and handles inputMethodEvent() but the text frame editor does not. (see http://qt-project.org/doc/qt-5/qinputmethodevent.html )
- Also, the story editor is a high level QTextObject that supports inputMethodEvent() while the text frame is a low level QWidget that does not have a default inputMethodEvent().>>
This issue is NOT related with indic or RTL input.
Please dont use this report for indic or RTL inputs.
||FYI Musescore 2.0 uses Qt5.3 and has no issues whatsoever with â or ï on Ubuntu.|
there are good chances that this issue will create lot of disgust when 1.5.0 will be released.
probably, it should have been left as a blocker.
||On OSX, if I set my keyboard to Swiss French, the keys for é and è and à etc give me those characters in the text frames.|
||Ubuntu 15.04... https://www.dropbox.com/s/5fcdct8xe20qqva/Screenshot%202015-05-13%2022.05.25.png?dl=0|
||FIxed on OSX! What a win to fix this bug right before the release! Kudos!|
I confirm it's fixed on Ubuntu.
It was one of the Most Annoying Bugs.
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Jluc, this bug you reported is still open on https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-38450
We didn't notate in this mantis report what revision this was fixed in or else I would of notated that on the Qt bug
|2014-04-19 20:45||JLuc||New Issue|
|2014-06-24 10:59||ale||Note Added: 0032274|
|2014-07-06 22:08||Kunda||Note Added: 0032515|
|2014-07-06 22:08||Kunda||Status||new => confirmed|
|2014-07-06 22:36||Kunda||Note Edited: 0032515|
|2014-11-06 19:29||Kunda||Tag Attached: MABs|
|2014-11-13 12:30||dogil||Note Added: 0034200|
|2014-12-03 08:30||JLuc||Note Added: 0034274|
|2014-12-03 08:32||JLuc||Note Added: 0034275|
|2014-12-24 16:45||JLuc||Patch||=> No|
|2014-12-24 16:45||JLuc||Priority||normal => urgent|
|2014-12-24 16:45||JLuc||Severity||minor => crash|
|2015-03-23 11:34||Kunda||Target Version||=> 1.5.1|
|2015-05-13 08:13||JLuc||Note Edited: 0034274|
|2015-05-13 08:13||JLuc||Note Edited: 0034274|
|2015-05-13 08:52||JLuc||Note Added: 0035110|
|2015-05-13 10:08||ale||Note Added: 0035112|
|2015-05-13 18:22||Kunda||Note Added: 0035115|
|2015-05-13 19:14||cbradney||Severity||crash => major|
|2015-05-13 19:34||cbradney||Note Added: 0035116|
|2015-05-13 20:05||cbradney||Note Added: 0035117|
|2015-05-13 23:12||cbradney||Status||confirmed => resolved|
|2015-05-13 23:12||cbradney||Fixed in Version||=> 1.5.0svn|
|2015-05-13 23:12||cbradney||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2015-05-13 23:12||cbradney||Assigned To||=> cbradney|
|2015-05-13 23:21||cbradney||Target Version||1.5.1 => 1.5.0svn|
|2015-05-13 23:58||Kunda||Note Added: 0035120|
|2015-05-14 01:58||JLuc||Note Added: 0035121|
|2015-05-14 07:02||cbradney||Relationship added||has duplicate 0009680|
|2015-05-14 07:44||ale||Note Added: 0035122|
|2015-05-14 20:35||Kunda||Tag Detached: MABs|
|2015-05-14 20:44||christoph_s||Status||resolved => closed|
|2015-09-17 20:08||Kunda||Category||Story Editor / Text Frames => Story Ed/Txt Frames|
|2015-09-17 20:12||Kunda||Category||Story Ed/Txt Frames => Story Editor / Text Frames|
|2016-02-16 12:03||Kunda||Note Added: 0038784|