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Bug 4670 - difficult to change keyboard layout in ThinLinc
: difficult to change keyboard layout in ThinLinc
Status: NEW
: ThinLinc
Client
: trunk
: PC Unknown
: P2 Normal
: LowPrio
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Reported: 2013-05-30 13:30 by
Modified: 2019-08-22 12:59 (History)
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Description From cendio 2013-05-30 13:30:59
If you want to switch keyboard layout on the fly, this must be done on the
client side. In some cases, the client OS provides GUIs and/or hotkeys for
this. However, when running in fullscreen mode, you cannot typically use them:
The GUI is not visible, and the keyboard might be grabbed. One idea is to
provide our own hotkey or GUI element for this. For example, we could provide
an option on the "F8" menu. 

On UNIX, we can probably expect that "setxkbmap" can be used. On Windows, there
are API functions such as ActivateKeyboardLayout. OS X remains to be
investigated.