[Geany-devel] Unicode code entry

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Tue Sep 29 18:52:37 UTC 2009

On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 13:58:50 +1000, Lex wrote:




>By reading the GTK code :-( I eventually found that setting the
>environment variable GTK_IM_MODULE to "gtk-im-context-simple" will
>restore the GTK default behaviour.

Maybe we should add this to the docs.

>A bit annoying because:
>a. the value is undocumented by GTK (that I could find)
>b. if Geany is started by GUI menus I had to make a shell script in
>~/bin (which is earlier in PATH than where Geany is) because the
>command specified in geany.desktop is execved not run in a shell so
>there is no way to set an environment variable in the desktop spec.
>The script sets the variable and runs the real Geany by full path.

Or simply set the environment variable globally, e.g. in ~/.bashrc,
~/.profile or whereever it's appropriate for the shell you use.


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