Re: Keyboard dead keys on windows: can't get "ç" in pidgin

Rogério Meneguelli Gatto rogerio.gatto at
Tue Oct 2 14:20:10 EDT 2007

Daniel Atallah escreveu:
> On 10/2/07, Rogério Meneguelli Gatto <rogerio.gatto at> wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> Pidgin is working perfectly for me, with a single exception: in my
>> current settings, typing "'" followed by "c" should yield "ç", but I get
>> "ć" in Pidgin only.
>> Does anyone know if there's a workaround for this?  Maybe some GTK+
>> config file?  I guess this is probably GTK+'s fault.
> You need to choose the Cedilla input method (by right-clicking in the
> input field), I don't know if this is a bug or just how this works.
> There probably is a way to specify the default input method in your
> .gtkrc-2.0 file, but I don't know how to do that offhand.
> -D


Thanks for the quick response, I wasn't aware of the GTK+ IM feature.  A 
quick google research pointed me to an envoronment variable that sets 
the default imput method: GTK_IM_MODULE.  Setting GTK_IM_MODULE=cedilla 
did the trick for me.

Thank's again,

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