2007.2 Multitap-pad toggle?
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Sat Aug 9 01:03:22 CEST 2008
Where is the xml file supposed to go?
On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 9:42 AM, Dylan Reilly <dreilly at atariland.net> wrote:
> Here you go. You still need the other two matchbox keyboard packages.
> Use the button in the lower right to switch profiles. There are even
> more characters in the "numbers" layout available via shift.
> package: http://atariland.net/~dreilly/openmoko/matchbox-keyboard-0.1-finger.tar.gz
> source: http://atariland.net/~dreilly/openmoko/matchbox-keyboard-inputmethod_0.1-finger_armv4t.ipk
> layout only: http://atariland.net/~dreilly/openmoko/keyboard.xml
> 1) Keyboard repeat removed for finger usability.
> 2) Defaults to a larger size. The -h argument can be used to adjust
> that, but is max 33% in landscape.
> 3) Key presses are sent on release not press so you can notice errors and abort.
> 4) Moving off a key deselects it and sends no key.
> 5) Swipe up, down, left, right to move the cursor in that direction.
> 6) Width values specified in layout now in absolute pixels.
> 7) The package overwrites the default keyboard.xml, so back it up if
> you like it.
> Known Issues
> 1) I know nothing about automake, so I had to hack into the makefile
> to set the X session script as executable. If you play with the
> source, don't automake without fixing this and expect a make install
> to be 100% correct.
> 2) I think there is something slightly wrong with the meta data in the
> ipk. Opkg complains about a related package (matchbox-keyboard-im I
> think) after upgrades now.
> 3) I just noticed the control key seems to be applying at strange
> times. If you get a "}" character, hit the CTRL key first. I will look
> into this.
> On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 6:08 AM, Jay Vaughan <jayv at synth.net> wrote:
>>> FWIW, I have a tweaked version of matchbox keyboard and an
>>> accompanying layout that is finger capable and still usable in a
>>> shell. The layout is based upon the iPhone keyboard (do not hate me!)
>>> because I figured they spent many dollars on getting it right. It's by
>>> no means perfect but I find it very usable. If that interests anyone,
>>> I can post is somewhere.
>> count me as interested!
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