[ale] Typing "i" in a gaim IM window

Sonali Parikh sonali at vijedi.net
Thu Jan 26 12:10:41 EST 2006

Hey Aaron,

I just installed the 1.5 version, again. And the problem still exists. I 
did check all the menu options/preferences, and I can't seem to figure 
out what's wrong. Probably some real silly thing that I keep missing. 
This obviously did not happen before yesterday.


aaron wrote:

>I don't do much IM, but I can suggest that since the i-key problem
>is specific to the one application, the key is most likely being interpreted
>by that program as a hot key or shortcut key.  Check the gaim menus and
>preferences and see if the key has become (or can be) assigned to a
>program function. If not, then it is likely a program bug and you should
>try a different release version.
>On Thursday 26 January 2006 16:32, Sonali Parikh wrote:
>>I am having a weird problem:
>>I can't type the letter "i" in a gaim IM window! I can type 
>>"I"(Shift+i), but not "i" or CapsLock on + "i". I am able to type "i" in 
>>all other windows/applications/editors. I don't use the Text replacement 
>>plugin or anything like that, so I don't think that should be an issue.
>>Any help is appreciated,
>Ale mailing list
>Ale at ale.org
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