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2 hours ago, imron said:

Yes, it appears that `dia` is not counted as a valid syllable when in "checked" mode.  You can still type it, but you have to switch to unchecked mode and type `dia3`

Thank you. I just typed liǎ and then replaced 'l' for 'd'. 

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Are you talking about the incorrect tone placement?


 That’s because it is running in ‘unchecked’ mode, so pinyinput will put the tone on the last letter you typed. If you put it in checked mode it will place the tone in the correct place for the syllable. 

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I'm a US Dvorak user on Windows 11. Pinyinput seems to work, but how do I get access to its configuration screen, like in the screenshot a few posts above?


Also, the 'preview popup' (for lack of a better word) appears quite far from my cursor location, which is a bit annoying...


Finally, Pinyinput seems to have installed an extra US English keyboard layout. Not a huge deal, but since I change keyboard layouts using Win+Space, that means I have to cycle through one more keyboard layout to get back to my original Dvorak. (On install, I've chosen to use the Chinese (Simplified, PRC) locale).


Anyway, thanks for your work on this program! Fixing the issues above would make it perfect!

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