Virtual QWERTY Keyboards to be used with Fingers...

Flemming Richter Mikkelsen quatrox at
Thu Mar 27 21:41:24 CET 2008

On 3/1/08, The Rasterman Carsten Haitzler <raster at> wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 18:50:14 +0100 "Marco Trevisan (Treviño)" <mail at>
> i WANT to type "waste".
> i press w - but really my finger may easily hit q,e,a or s - maybe even r, d, z
> or t. as such every key has a center point. my finger will try and press
> somewhere close to this center, but may fail and be closer to something else.
> distance from the center point of a key will be the probability that you wanted
> that key. for practical computation u need to have a cutoff of X pixels away
> and ignore any possibilities greater than that, so then u press another key.
> now u are close to 1 key - but also to others. so as you type you get something
> like (a key, then a closeness value from 1 to 9 lets say, where 9 is the
> closest. closeness is just a measure of distance - inverted):

I really like this idea. I think it should also use aspell (a great
dict. with many words in many languages) in combination with a user
Please don't send me Word or PowerPoint attachments. See

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