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NAME

       minput_open_im - Open an input method.

SYNOPSIS

       MInputMethod* minput_open_im (MSymbol language, MSymbol name, void * arg)

DESCRIPTION

       Open an input method. The minput_open_im() function opens an input method whose language
       and name match language and name, and returns a pointer to the input method object newly
       allocated.

       This function at first decides a driver for the input method as described below.

       If language is not Mnil, the driver pointed by the variable minput_driver is used.

       If language is Mnil and name has the property Minput_driver, the driver pointed to by the
       property value is used to open the input method. If name has no such a property, NULL is
       returned.

       Then, the member MInputDriver::open_im() of the driver is called.

       arg is set in the member arg of the structure MInputMethod so that the driver can refer to
       it.

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       Copyright (C) 2001-2011 National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
       (AIST)
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