Replacing ASU/Qtopia keyboard with matchbox keyboard?
trickie at gmail.com
Tue Jul 15 21:05:06 CEST 2008
On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 8:43 PM, Ken Restivo <ken at restivo.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 04:04:11PM +0200, nick loeve wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 1:17 PM, thomasg <thomas at gstaedtner.net> wrote:
>> > On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 1:14 PM, Ken Restivo <ken at restivo.org> wrote:
>> >> I've installed the matchbox keyboard on my ASU installation, and I love
>> >> it.
>> >> matchbox-keyboard-im - 0.0+svnr1910-r10 -
>> >> matchbox-keyboard-inputmethod - 0.0+svnr1910-r10 -
>> >> qtopia-phone-x11-libinputmatch -
>> >> 4.3.2+git3+876ed02211e50547856491ad54a75299b62efe4c-r31 -
>> >> Only problem is, how can I get the apps to use it as an input method
>> >> instead of its own built-in QWERTY keyboard?
>> >> Actually clicking on the keyboard's icon in the launcher is a disaster; it
>> >> gives me three instances of the keyboard and fills up the screen so much
>> >> that there's no way to open any other app, the only solution is to reboot
>> >> the phone.
>> >> Thanks.
>> >> -ken
>> > I think the matchbox keyboard only works in matchbox without changes.
>> You might wanna checkout the work the guys at INdT are doing for the
>> mamona distro in regards to input methods and matchbox-keyboard
> Another distro?! *sigh* The bane of Open Source-- everyone working on his or her own sandbox instead of together on getting one distro solid and complete.
> Thanks. I didn't see this one listed in the distros Wiki page. Should I add it?
Well it is not targeted at the OM devices, at least at the moment it
is primarily for nokia internet tablets.
But they have been working on some similar issues with
matchbox-keyboard and different UI toolkits and window managers
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