Re: [dev] [dmenu][bug]cjk ime is unusable in dmenu

From: Bjartur Thorlacius <>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2013 18:08:12 +0000

On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 12:27 PM, Daniel Zhang <> wrote:
> I use fcitx for inputing chinese, it works well in Xlib program such as st,
> xterm, urxvt. But in dmenu, it cannot be activated(using ctrl+space).
Dmenu annoyingly grabs the entire keyboard and thereby disables all
other keyboard shortcuts. Thus the program responsible for spawning
fcitx isn't notified of your keypress, ctrl+space. This grabbing also
ensures that dmenu can't be unfocused.

Dmenu should not grab /all/ keyboard buttons.
Received on Fri Feb 08 2013 - 19:08:12 CET

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