<AWT Dev> [7u12] Review request for 7197619 Using modifiers for the dead key detection on Windows

Oleg Pekhovskiy oleg.pekhovskiy at oracle.com
Wed Oct 3 06:22:47 PDT 2012

Hi Alexander,

the fix looks good to me.


03.10.2012 16:50, Alexander Scherbatiy wrote:
> This is a direct backport of the fix from the JDK 8 to JDK 7u12
> bug: http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=7197619
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alexsch/7197619/webrev.03/
> Only virtual key code is used for the dead key detection on Windows in 
> the current implementation.
> This does not take into account that dead keys can be pressed with 
> modifiers like ctrl+alt+2 (caron dead key) on Hungarian keyoard.
> The fix gets isDeadKey flag and a character from the ToAsciiEx method 
> and used them for the windows dead key to java key translation.
> Thanks,
> Alexandr.

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