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Re: mule Chinese input inconveniences

From: Werner Lemberg
Subject: Re: mule Chinese input inconveniences
Date: 14 Jul 2001 23:33:23 GMT
User-agent: tin/1.4.4-20000803 ("Vet for the Insane") (UNIX) (SunOS/5.5.1 (sun4u))

Dan Jacobson <jidanni@kimo.fixcomthis.tw> wrote:
> Small complaint about when I'm entering Chinese after using
> toggle-input-method: OK, I've already got the character I like where I
> want to put it.  Now say I want to move the cursor two characters
> rightwards.  Well, can't use C-f, that is for selecting different
> characters.  Can't use right arrow either, same problem.  Can't use
> ESC, as that isn't independent at this point... Can use the finger
> twisting C-\, which is bad when I still want to keep on entering more
> chars... I just want to change the cursor position.  Can use SPC DEL
> or RET DEL.  But that is sloppyish.  Perhaps "hands off C-f" "no fair
> using up both C-f and right arrow and not leaving one left for
> stopping character selection with cursor movement".

In such situations I usually type C-SPC which is harmless enough.  But
I agree that it is a nuisance.


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