Traditional Chinese Solaris User's Guide

htt Property Manager

The htt input method server is started as an icon. Double click SELECT on the icon to start htt Property Manager to configure the behavior of htt.

Resetting and Terminating htt


The input method server property manager includes the following menus:

File Menu

Reset Input Manager - resets and restarts the htt input method server. This operation is not needed unless the input method server requires resetting (for example, when an application stops getting the language input). Selecting this operation destroys any intermediate data (such as preedit texts).

Exit - terminates htt. When you select this operation, htt Property Manager offers three options.

Help Menu

The htt Property Manager provides four categories of help messages to guide its operation:

Using htt Command Line Options.

htt's command line options can be referenced from its man page or by typing:

system% htt -help

Customizing the on/off Key From General Dialog

You can customize the key sequence to turn on/off locale specific input. To add a key sequence, perform the following steps:

  1. Press the Add button.

    You will see the Add Key popup.

  2. Press the key to be added and OK.

    The key pressed is added to the conversion key list.

    To remove any key from the list:

    • Select the key from the list and press Remove.

      Note -

      The customized key sequence will take effect when you restart htt.

Customizing the Preedit/Status Window From the Preedit/Status Dialog

You can control the Preedit/Status window placement in this panel if your application specifies the root window style Preedit or Status.

  1. Selecting "Position on the screen" places the window in a fixed location of the workspace. This window is shared by multiple applications whose input style is root window style.

  2. Selecting "Position relative to the cursor" places the window close to the mouse cursor.

  3. Selecting "Attach to client input window" places the window near the application's input window.

    In addition to the placement of the Preedit/Status window for the root window style, you can configure the behavior of the preedit string when it reaches the end of a line. By default, the preedit string will wrap around to the second line. But if you de-select "Wrap long lines in on-the-spot preedit," the preedit string will not exceed one line and it will scroll when reaching the end of a line.

Customizing the Lookup Window From the Lookup Table Dialog


You can control the appearance of the lookup window by choosing one of the four options listed: