illume keyboard - only navigate buttons

Pander pander at
Fri Feb 27 12:16:48 CET 2009

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Leonti Bielski wrote:
> Thanks!
> It's even better than I expected to find!
> Valuable info.
> Leonti
> On 2/26/09, Helge Hafting <helge.hafting at> wrote:
>> Leonti Bielski wrote:
>>> Some time ago on I've seen illume keyboard only
>>> with navigate buttons - right, left, up, down and some others.
>>> I would like to use it for navigation in browsers - right know I use
>>> terminal keyboard to navigate through web-page in links-x11.
>>> Does anyone know where I can find it?
>> A custom keyboard isn't that difficult to make.
>> An illume keyboard is just a textual list of keys:
>> Coordinates for where the key is, how big it is, what function (letter
>> or cursor key) it performs. So you can copy the terminal keyboard file,
>> /usr/lib/enlightenment/modules/illume/keyboards/Terminal.kbd
>> Then you simply delete the keys you don't need from the copy.
>> Finally, make the remaining keys bigger by adjusting their
>> coordinates.
>> To use your new keyboard, save the new file as:
>> /usr/lib/enlightenment/modules/illume/keyboards/Navigation.kbd
>> Bring up the illume keyboard, press the little qwerty icon
>> in the upper right corner, and select your special keyboard
>> from the list. It will be there if you saved the file to the correct folder.
>> Helge Hafting
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