dxjim - An input server for Japanese
In a Motif environment such as CDE, Asian language input
methods are supported by independent processes called
The Japanese input server (dxjim) is an X client process
that can run on a standard X server, provided that the
server system has the required Japanese fonts installed.
This means that the Japanese input server can run on any
system that can access your X display device, including
the device itself.
Starting the Input Server [Toc] [Back]
If your CDE session language is set to Japanese, the
Japanese input server is started automatically, and both
the language setting and the Japanese input method are
available for applications that you start during that session.
If your session language is not set to Japanese,
you can switch to Japanese from a terminal emulation window
by setting the LANG environment variable to a Japanese
locale. From the same terminal emulation window, you must
also use the command line to start the Japanese input
method server and then other applications in which you
want to use Japanese.
You can start the input server on your local workstation
by using the following command:
% /usr/bin/X11/dxjim &
If you want to start the input server on a remote system,
log on the remote system, and enter the following commands.
Substitute the name of your local system for <display_name>
in the first command.
% setenv DISPLAY <display_name>:0 % /usr/bin/X11/dxjim &
After the input server is started, any Motif applications
that have been internationalized to support Japanese can
communicate with the server to obtain input method services.
Applications must be started after the server is
started. However, if the application contains an XmText or
XmTextField widget with the Reconnectable resource set to
True, the application will be able to establish a connection
with the input server when the application starts
first or when the server stops and restarts. See the
XmText(3X) or XmTextField(3X) reference pages.
This input server uses X11R6. It can connect to inputmethod
clients running X11R4, X11R5, or X11R6 under the
same locale. However, support for multiple monitors
(multi-head systems) is available only to clients also
running X11R6. Support for multiple monitors is not available
to input-method clients using X11R5 or X11R4.
If you are using a PC-style keyboard, the input server may
not recognize the Backspace key as the function for deleting
the previous character in the input method preediting
area. In this case, you must use the Delete key to delete
The default Shift/Space key sequence for activating and
deactivating the input method may not work under CDE. In
this case, invoke the dialog box for Input Method Customization
and change the key sequence for Start Input
Method and End Input Method to something other than
Commands: dxhangulim(1X), dxhanziim(1X), dxhanyuim(1X),
Others: Japanese(5), i18n_intro(5), l10n_intro(5)
Technical Reference for Using Japanese Features
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