Toggling keyboard layouts in 2008.8 update
lkml.bschauer at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 11:47:01 CEST 2008
And I forgot to say, I think he means the
"The Qtopia Keyboard"which would give us a normal keyboard, as you have in
front of a computer, but that is not enabled by default;
On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 11:44 AM, Bernhard Schauer
<lkml.bschauer at gmail.com>wrote:
> I think the intention of this thread is somehow different - There simply
> are keys missing: Esc, Alt, Ctrl, Shift, up, down, left, right, ...
> There was a keyboard giving us all those keys, but now they are gone....
> So you can't forget it to edit a file on the Neo in vi or something like
> that - but you'd need this at least for entering the nameserver into
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 11:25 AM, Olivier Berger <oberger at ouvaton.org>wrote:
>> Alex Fitzpatrick <agfitzp.openmoko at gmail.com> writes:
>> > I feel like an idiot... oh well...
>> > I was poking around looking for information on modifying keyboard
>> > layouts and bumpted into this:
>> > http://doc.trolltech.com/qtopia4.3/inputmethods-description.html
>> > Which suggested to me that I had not tried all the possibilities with
>> > the qtopia keyboard that I have grown to loath so quickly.
>> > What I did discover was I an switch between "pages" of layouts by
>> > stroking quickly up or down... like the "backspace" gesture only
>> > vertically... and hey-presto... I have more characters... except enter?
>> FYI, this has been documented for quite some time in
>> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Om_2008.8_Keyboard#Keyboard_guide :
>> "Sliding your finger up/down changes between
>> lowercase/uppercase/numbers/special characters. "
>> Olivier BERGER
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