on screen keyboard?

Al Johnson openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Sun Jul 6 17:05:05 CEST 2008

On Saturday 05 July 2008, Al Johnson wrote:
> > so, is there a fullblown keyboard (hopefully with up/down and tab, so one
> > can sroll in hitory and use completion)?
> > opkg list | grep keyboard
> > gives only matchbox-strokes which looks nice but is not really functional
> I found the same as you last night. I was trying to follow the instructions
> at http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Switching_Keyboards
> I've just used mokomakefile to build the packages:
> 	make build-package-matchbox-keyboard-inputmethod
> I'll let you know how I get on...

It works. Where I used to get the multitap-pad I now get the matchbox 
keyboard. It's not as high so you get to see more of the app, but the keys 
are smaller so harder to hit without a stylus. It seems to offer a full 
keyboard, including Esc, Tab, Ctrl, Alt and cursor keys. 

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