Finger Keyboard

Leonti Bielski prishelec at
Fri Oct 24 17:02:20 CEST 2008

Did not tested it yet, but I think a big keyboard is a good idea.
Big keyboard with a tiny text field (reasonably tiny :)) would be great to
rapid texting without any guessing system.

On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 3:28 PM, "Marco Trevisan (Treviño)"
<mail at>wrote:

> Nik Lutz wrote:
> > The code is a real hack - I see it as a proof of concept for my initial
> idea:
> > The keyboard should have two modes.
> > - A fullscreen-mode with plenty of space for big buttons and a textfield.
> > - a minimized-mode with at least two buttons: one to switch to
> > fullscreen. The second to PASTE the text that was written in
> > fullscreen-mode to the target.
> I've not tested your keyboard due to some python errors (etk.TextView
> wasn't recognized, and I had not time to workaround/fix it; however the
> idea is really nice to me. I'd like to get a keyboard exactly like that
> (and with a dictionary-based typo check like the illume standard
> keyboard does)!
> I think that just adding to the Illume keyboard the ability of going
> fullscreen (after rotating to landscape) with an its own text field to
> be used as a temporary text field would be cool!
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