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

Semyon Sadetsky semyon.sadetsky at oracle.com
Thu Oct 26 17:12:44 UTC 2017

Hi Prasanta,

This guide is about java IME not the native one. It is impossible to 
change native IME style from java especially a 3rd-party IME which Sogou 
IME is.

The updated fix: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ssadetsky/8183504/webrev.02/


On 10/26/2017 12:52 AM, Prasanta Sadhukhan wrote:
> Hi All,
> A related issue, as per 
> https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/technotes/guides/imf/spec.html#InputStyles
> we support 3 styles, /On-the-spot, ///Below-the-spot and /////Root-window.
> ////The framework chooses between on-the-spot and below-the-spot input 
> for active clients based on a system property or an AWT property 
> "java.awt.im.style". The system property can be defined from the 
> command line (by the end user), the AWT property in a localized 
> awt.properties file (by the localizer or a system administrator). If 
> both are defined, the system property takes precedence.
> /But specifying /-Djava.awt.im.style=root-window/, does not create a 
> separate composition window for say, Japanese. Similarly, specifying 
> /-Djava.awt.im.style=On-the-spot /for Chinese still creates separate 
> sogou composition window. Is that a bug or is this command line has a 
> different meaning?
> Regards
> Prasanta
> On 10/26/2017 11:10 AM, Prasanta Sadhukhan wrote:
>> Hi Semyon,
>> It now works for windows10 but regress in windows 7 for me, where no 
>> Sogou input window appears below text component.
>> Regards
>> Prasanta
>> On 10/26/2017 4:52 AM, Semyon Sadetsky wrote:
>>> Hi Prasanta,
>>> Please try an updated version of the fix 
>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ssadetsky/8183504/webrev.01/
>>> On 10/25/2017 12:36 AM, Prasanta Sadhukhan wrote:
>>>> 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.
>>> Yes, but 9 has infinite recursion when IME composition window appears.
>>> --Semyon
>>>> Regards
>>>> Prasanta
>>>> 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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