IE7 and switching between keyboard layouts

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by wehrke, Feb 1, 2006.

  1. wehrke

    wehrke Guest

    I have just installed IE7 beta on a Windows XP Pro German VMware virtual
    machine, which I need bacause I am developing German and English
    applications. I am switching between keyboards using alt+shift, which was
    always working. IE7 switches back to the German keypoard layout as soon as I
    enter IE7. IE6 didn't do that and that was ok.

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    wehrke, Feb 1, 2006
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  2. Known issue; we're working on it, thanks.
     
    Eric Lawrence [MSFT], Feb 2, 2006
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  3. Can you use the Language bar (e.g. with the mouse)
    as a workaround?
     
    Robert Aldwinckle, Feb 12, 2006
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  4. wehrke

    ciswt Guest

    Another potentially related bug is that the address bar and window have their
    keyboard layout defined independently. For example, if you switch the layout
    to type in a url, you have to also click the main browser window and also
    switch layouts to match.

    I can't see how it could be advantageous to have two parts of the same
    program using different keyboard layout.
     
    ciswt, Aug 10, 2008
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