<AWT Dev> [10] Review request for 8183504: 8u131 Win 10, issue with wrong position of Sogou IME popup

Prasanta Sadhukhan prasanta.sadhukhan at oracle.com
Wed Oct 25 07:36:13 UTC 2017

Hi Semyon,

In windows10 after your fix too, I still find the sogou input appearing 
at the bottom right corner of the screen, not below text component caret.

However  in windows 7, even without your fix, I find the sogou input 
appearing below text component caret.

On 10/2/2017 8:48 PM, Semyon Sadetsky wrote:
> Hello,
> Please review fix for JDK10:
> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8183504
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ssadetsky/8183504/webrev.00
> Sogou Pinyin is an 3rd party app [1],  but it looks like that it is 
> the most popular input method in China [2].
> Sogou Pinyin acts in different way than the standard Microsoft IME. 
> The events sent to the application are different and there is a lot of 
> extra functionality in this IME. In the fix I tried to make java 
> windows IME bridge compatible with both Sogou Pinyin IME and Microfoft 
> IME. The fix covers standard IME usage scenarios. Unfortunately, since 
> Sogou Pinyin has extended functionality preventing its candidates 
> window to follow the location set in CANDIDATEFORM and the source code 
> is not open there are still may be scenarios when the candidates 
> window location is not aligned to java text input position.
> --Semyon
> [1] http://pinyin.sogou.com/ (Chinese site)
> [2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sogou_Pinyin

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