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Develop input methods for Windows easily with Python and node.js

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PIME

Build status GitHub release

Implement input methods easily for Windows via Text Services Framework:

  • LibIME contains a library which aims to be a simple wrapper for Windows Text Service Framework (TSF).
  • PIMETextService contains an backbone implementation of Windows text service for using libIME.
  • The python server part requires python 3.x and pywin32 package.

All parts are licensed under GNU LGPL v2.1 license.

Development

Tool Requirements

How to Build

  • Get source from github.

    git clone https://github.com/EasyIME/PIME.git
    cd PIME
    git submodule update --init
    
  • Use the following CMake commands to generate Visual Studio project.

    cmake -G "Visual Studio 16 2019" -A Win32 <path to PIME source folder>
    cmake -G "Visual Studio 16 2019" -A x64 <path to PIME source folder>
    
  • Open generated project with Visual Studio and build it.

TSF References

Windows ACL (Access Control List) references

Install

  • Copy PIMETextService.dll to C:\Program Files (X86)\PIME\x86.

  • Copy PIMETextService.dll to C:\Program Files (X86)\PIME\x64.

  • Copy the folder python to C:\Program Files (X86)\PIME\

  • Copy the folder node to C:\Program Files (X86)\PIME\

  • Use regsvr32 to register PIMETextService.dll. 64-bit system need to register both 32-bit and 64-bit PIMETextService.dll

    regsvr32 "C:\Program Files (X86)\PIME\x86\PIMETextService.dll" (run as administrator)
    regsvr32 "C:\Program Files (X86)\PIME\x64\PIMETextService.dll" (run as administrator)
    
  • NOTICE: the regsvr32 command needs to be run as Administrator. Otherwise you'll get access denied error.

  • In Windows 8, if you put the dlls in places other than C:\Windows or C:\Program Files, they will not be accessible in metro apps.

Uninstall

  • Use regsvr32 to unregister PIMETextService.dll. 64-bit system need to unregister both 32-bit and 64-bit PIMETextService.dll

    regsvr32 /u "C:\Program Files (X86)\PIME\x86\PIMETextService.dll" (run as administrator)
    regsvr32 /u "C:\Program Files (X86)\PIME\x64\PIMETextService.dll" (run as administrator)
    
  • Remove C:\Program Files (X86)\PIME

  • NOTICE: the regsvr32 command needs to be run as Administrator. Otherwise you'll get access denied error.

Bug Report

Please report any issue to here.

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