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  2. JDK-8049977

Text entry of accented characters and german Umlaute broken in 7u55,60 and 8u5

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      FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
      7u55
      7u60
      8u5

      ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
      Darwin 13.3.0 Darwin Kernel Version 13.3.0: Tue Jun 3 21:27:35 PDT 2014; root:xnu-2422.110.17~1/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64


      A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
      During verification of 7u55 and 8u5 we discovered that text entry of german Umlaute is broken in 7u55, 7u60 and 8u5 for Java Web Start applications.

      If you type FN + Umlaut it works, but Backspace is also broken.

      Also see

      https://community.oracle.com/message/12414780

      copy/paste of text containing umlaute works fine.

      REGRESSION. Last worked in version 7u51

      ADDITIONAL REGRESSION INFORMATION:
      java -version
      java version "1.7.0_55"
      Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_55-b13)
      Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.55-b03, mixed mode)

      STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
      Use the webstart app which is uploaded here https://community.oracle.com/message/12414780




      EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
      EXPECTED -
      I would expect that I can type Umlaute

      REPRODUCIBILITY :
      This bug can be reproduced always.

      CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
      If we download the jnlp file first and start the webstart app with javaws xxx.jnlp everything is working

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              • Assignee:
                vrao Vivek Rao (Inactive)
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                webbuggrp Webbug Group
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