User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-AT; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040616 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-AT; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040616 I really miss the "per-window language bar settings" in the mozilla suite. I use the Windows XP language bar to switch between japanese, german and english keyboard input. It seems to me as if mozilla uses the same language selection for the whole application i.e. all open windows. IE does allow different settings for different windows which I find a very reasonable thing. If I have one window entering something in Japanese and then I want to look up something in a German-Japanese dictionary in another window I always have to switch back and forth between Japanese IME and German keyboard which is extremely annoying... Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open two windows with forms/e-mail..., one for entering japanese, one for entering german. 2. focus on one window, set language bar to japanese 3. switch to other window, set language bar to german 4. switch back to first window Actual Results: All windows of mozilla use german keyboard input. Expected Results: The window set to japanese should still use japanese IME.
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Still does not work and does not work with firefox or thunderbird either.
Assignee: general → smontagu
Component: General → Internationalization
Product: Mozilla Application Suite → Core
QA Contact: general → amyy
Not everyone likes to have this feature. If implemented, this should be configurable (with the default behavior set as we have now). Anyway, this should be a dupe of another bug (whose bug number I don't recall at the moment)
(In reply to comment #4) I do not agree with that. The keyboard language is linked to a particular window as the language of the content is linked to it. When I change the character encoding of a viewed page this change does only affect the current page in the current window. It does not affect all the other windows where I may view pages in other languages with other encodings. Likewise, I would certainly expect that the selected language bar settings for input into a web page is linked to that particular window and web page and not to all other windows in other languages. This seems to me the consistent logical way to do it.
(In reply to comment #5) > (In reply to comment #4) I do not agree with that. The keyboard language is You're free to disagree with me, but there are a number of people who don't agree with you. My 1- minute search failed to find the bug I refered to in the previous comment, but that bug has opinions from both camps.
(In reply to comment #6) Agreement and disagreement is generally a point of argument and not of personal preference or dislike.
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