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An input method is a program that allows users to enter characters and symbols not found on their input devices. For instance, an input method can allow a user to input Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Indic characters using a Latin keyboard.  
 
An input method is a program that allows users to enter characters and symbols not found on their input devices. For instance, an input method can allow a user to input Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Indic characters using a Latin keyboard.  
  
PC-BSD uses the IBus framework to achieve this task.
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PC-BSD installs the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intelligent_Input_Bus IBus] framework to achieve this task. Applications are also available for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scim SCIM], another input method framework that supports over 30 languages including Chinese, Korean, Japanese and many European languages.
  
DISCUSS IBUS, SCIM
 
  
 
Japanese ports: uim-anthy
 
Japanese ports: uim-anthy
 
http://forums.pcbsd.org/showthread.php?t=1084&highlight=anthy+japanese
 
http://forums.pcbsd.org/showthread.php?t=1084&highlight=anthy+japanese

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An input method is a program that allows users to enter characters and symbols not found on their input devices. For instance, an input method can allow a user to input Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Indic characters using a Latin keyboard.

PC-BSD installs the IBus framework to achieve this task. Applications are also available for SCIM, another input method framework that supports over 30 languages including Chinese, Korean, Japanese and many European languages.


Japanese ports: uim-anthy http://forums.pcbsd.org/showthread.php?t=1084&highlight=anthy+japanese

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