Java Desktop System Release 3 Troubleshooting Guide

2.11.1 Problems Entering Non-ASCII characters

Platform 

  • Linux

Problem  

Change Request Number: 6272313 

The Input Method Switcher panel application switches to ASCII when you switch focus back to a StarOffice 8 window. In this state, you cannot enter non-ASCII characters.

Solution  

When you return to a StarOffice 8 window from another application, always press Ctrl+Space Bar to reactivate the required input method.