<AWT Dev> [8] Review request for 7196547: [macosx] Implement dead key detection for KeyEvent

Scott Kovatch scott.kovatch at oracle.com
Thu Sep 6 11:51:46 PDT 2012

Ah, UCKeyTranslate, how I've missed you. :-)

This looks like pretty standard dead-key handling code, and looks fine to me. One very small point and not worth sending another review: at line 672 
 672     // out = [jkeyCode, jkeyLocation];
I would add the testDeadChar to the end of the comment.

-- Scott K.

On Sep 6, 2012, at 5:02 AM, Alexander Scherbatiy <alexandr.scherbatiy at oracle.com> wrote:

> bug: http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=7196547
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alexsch/7196547/webrev.00/
> The characters method from the NSEvent class returns an empty string for dead keys.
> The fix uses the UCKeyTranslate() method  to know a dead key state from the key code and key modifiers on the first step,
> and  dead key state and space key to know the dead key char actual value on the second step.
> Thanks,
> Alexandr.

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