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Keyboard input issues after viewer 6.9.4

Vasilis, User (Posts: 2)

Jan 08, 2019 5:10:58 am EST


I have the host installed at a remote computer (Windows) and I use the viewer part from my Linux PC that runs with Wine with no issues so far. After upgrading the viewer from 6.9.4 to 6.10.3, the keyboard does not work as it did in 6.9.4. I'm explaining the issue:

When I connect to the remote Windows PC I want to be able to type in Greek with accents. That worked by having my local keyboard (Linux) in English and the remote keyboard in Greek (reversed). By clicking the dead key button (the : ; key) for the accent and the corresponding vowel (eg. ά) I could type in the remote PC just fine. After upgrading to 6.10.3, this stopped working. Whatever language I had chosen in the remote PC, I always typed in the language selected in my Linux box. The problem is the accents. This way, I cannot put accents in the vowels.

After a bit of digging in the forum, I read that the keyboard input method changed in 6.10.3. Could you please elaborate? Is it possible to fix this somehow?


Conrad Sallian, Support (Posts: 2487)

Jan 08, 2019 1:09:52 pm EST

Hello Vasilis,

We included an option to switch to the old method in connection properties. See the checkbox  "Use legacy keyboard input model":

Hope that helps.

Vasilis, User (Posts: 2)

Jan 08, 2019 1:13:10 pm EST

Thanks! I will try it out. But will this option stay in future releases?

Conrad Sallian, Support (Posts: 2487)

Jan 08, 2019 1:19:17 pm EST

Hi Vasilis,

But will this option stay in future releases?

Yes, certainly.

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