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SCIM (Smart Common Input Method) is an input method platform containing support for more than thirty languages. Roughly equivalent to Microsoft's Pinyin IME and Global IME.
Many SCIM software packages can be found at meownplanet.net.
Ctrl + Space - activate SCIM bar (when cursor is activate)
Instructions for setting up Puppy to allow typing in non-latin character sets, such as Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, etc. This is different from a full localization because the underlying system is still in English or another Western language. It is useful to do this if for:
- sharing a computer with friends or family members who speak different languages from you.
- learning a new language(s), and don't yet feel knowledgeable enough to handle menus in the new language(s).
- running an internet café, or a multi-lingual workplace. You may want have several languages available to users, and still have the underlying system in the local language for support purposes.
The software used for this is SCIM (smart common input method).