I have moved to kubuntu 11.04 on amd64 and thus switched from openoffice to libreoffice 3.3.2.
I am using a French keyboard on a system configured to use English language by default. Outside of LibreOffice, all my accents works fine, e.g. é è ê ë.
In LibreOffice, satndard one-key accents (e.g. é è) work fine but the "composed" circumflex accents typed for example as ^+e (e.g. ê ë) don't. The result is simply the letter without accent.
I tried to circumvent the problem by using the more standard way of composing (compose-key+^+e) but this does not work on my system (in or outside of LibreOffice).
Right now I have to rely on the spell checker picking up the right work or copy and paste. Any fix or better workaround would be appreciated.
If this is of any help, I also tried installing openoffice.org-l10n-fr but this does not change the problem.
From a web search about my problem, I was not able to find any useful information.
> uname -a
Linux comp 2.6.38-8-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 03:31:24 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> about libreoffice
tag libreoffice-18.104.22.168, Ubuntu package 1:3.3.2-1ubuntu5
I think I was a little fast in filing this bug. It is not restricted to LibreOffice but also applies to emacs.
Most other apps work just fine though (not only the QT based), e.g.:
- google chrome
I'll close this bug. It seems like the problem lies with ibus + XIM software. Not sure what this exactly means but the following bug report seems to match my case:
Changing the input method to default-xim, logging out and back in seems to fix my problem:
im-switch -s default-xim
*** Bug 45715 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***