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About edit

This book documents the uim input method framework; installation, setup and usage.

Introduction edit

Here you will find a description of uim and its design along with a comparison to a few alternatives. The page also lists a some related software.

Installation edit

Currently, this page only describes installation from source. For distribution specific instructions, please refer to your package manager's documentation.

Setup edit

Your system must be set up correctly to redirect keyboard input through respective bridges to uim. Furthermore uim must be told which input method to use, and you can optionally set up a toolbar.

Usage edit

  • Basic usage.
  • Keyboard control.
  • Toolbar control of the active conversion engine and its various modes.
  • Creating user defined dictionaries.

Configuration edit

  • Graphical tools
  • Text files

Support edit

Manuals edit

Appendices edit