[kde-linux] Limit for keyboard layouts?

Stan Goodman stan.goodman at hashkedim.com
Tue Sep 13 04:01:34 UTC 2011

On Tuesday 13 September 2011 05:00:17 Rajko M. wrote:
> On Saturday, September 10, 2011 11:29:31 AM Stan Goodman wrote:
> > On Saturday 10 September 2011 17:29:09 Rajko M. wrote:
> > ...
> > Unless I am really confused, I recall that in oS v10.x there was no
> > such limit,
> Right, as a matter of fact, it was fine in KDE3.

Like a lot of other things.

> Finally I found the kde bug report again:
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=174753
> where is mentioned:
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=19501
> which is merely discussion about the reason for limitation,
> workarounds etc.
> > > So if you need 5 or more, you are in the same position as I am :)
> > 
> > Good to have company. Do you have a workaround? How do you manage?
> The only solution right now is thinkering what languages and
> alphabets I need more, so that I don't have to switch manually.

The four I am already using all use different alphbets., with three 
different writing systems.

> Also, in the bug report are mentioned some workarounds. The official
> in switcher module (Kxkb) is explained here:
> http://codersgrumble.blogspot.com/2010/10/kxkb-spare-layouts-poor-man
> s- sticky.html

I see that he talks about sticky switching, but I don't see that he 
takes the trouble to say what that is or how to use it to get more 
keyboards, though all the comments seem to know what he means.
> So, finally I can have all layouts I possibly can use :)
> It seems that there is a glitch that blocks adding languages if
> advanced tab is visited and
>   Configure Keyboard Options
> is touched (checked and unchecked).
> One has to close and open configuration screen in order to add
> languages.

Ah! I need only to close and open the configuration screen? I'll try it.
No. Doesn't work for me. What do I misunderstand?
Stan Goodman
Qiryat Tiv'on

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