Korean Solaris User's Guide

How to Convert Hanja to Hangul Using Word Conversion Modes

You can convert Hangul to Hanja, word-by-word, in a similar manner converting Hangul to the character by character as described in the previous section. The steps that you use for word by word conversion are the same as those for character conversion, with one exception. You turn on Hangul input conversion after you enter a Hangul word in the preedit area.

  1. Type the appropriate sequence of keystrokes to compose a Hangul character in the preedit area for your Hanja pronunciation.

  2. Press Control-spacebar to turn on Hangul input conversion.

  3. Press Control-N to use step mode or Control-W to use the lookup mode to see the available Hanja choices.

    The choices consist of Hanja words as well as Hanja characters for the last syllable of a Hangul word.

    The following figure shows the Hanja word choices that are available for the Hangul word in the preedit area.The preceding context describes the graphic.

  4. Press Control-K or any other nonprinting character except Control-N or Control-P to commit the highlighted Hanja. The preedit area next to the committed Hanja is then open for new Hangul input.

    You can type a space, a number, or another printable character to commit the character along with the Hanja. When the highlighted Hanja and the printable character are committed, the preedit area next to the character is open for new Hangul input.