Re: [Rd] AltGr not working in R GUI Script Editor (PR#9430)

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Sat 23 Dec 2006 - 18:05:03 GMT

On 12/23/2006 1:00 PM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 12/23/2006 6:07 AM, zoran.bosnic@fri.uni-lj.si wrote:

>> Full_Name: Zoran Bosnic
>> Version: 2.4.0
>> OS: Windows XP SP2
>> Submission from: (NULL) (212.235.140.146)
>>
>>
>> This is a problem that occurs in R GUI Script Editor and is connected to Windows
>> regional settings.
>>
>> Since I live in Slovenia, my computer has a keyboard with additional slovenian
>> international characters. I am therefore using Windows XP SP2 with Input
>> Language (=Keyboard Locale, Control Panel/Regional and Language
>> Options/Languages/Details/Input language) set to Slovenian.
>>
>> On slovenian keyboards characters as [, ], {, } are produced by pressing key
>> combinations AltGr+F, AltGr+G, AltGr+B and AltGr+N, respectively. These
>> combinations generally work in all Windows programs and also in R Console.
>> However, R Script editor produces behaves wrongly and causes:
>> AltGr+F to open Find dialog box,
>> AltGr+N to open new Script window.

>
> I see in comments in the source (in
> https://svn.r-project.org/trunk/src/gnuwin32/graphapp/events.c, around

Typo in URL: should be

https://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk/src/gnuwin32/graphapp/events.c

> line 930) that this is a known bug, but I don't know how to fix it. I'm
> working on an American keyboard, that doesn't have an AltGr key, so it's
> hard to test anything.
>
> One solution would be to add an option to disable handling of shortcut
> keys in menus. There's probably a better solution, but without being
> able to test it, I don't think I could find it.
>
> Are you familiar enough with Windows internals to work on this and
> submit a patch, or do you know someone who is?
>
> Duncan Murdoch
>

>> Consequentially, it is not possible to type ] and } brackets using slovenian
>> input settings in script editor. Meanwhile, AltGr+G and AltGr+B work fine.
>>
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