next generation keyboard layout (illume)

Margo Koppelmann margo.koppelmann at
Mon Jan 26 15:27:33 CET 2009

That's the best layout I have seen. Thanks!
But where's the '|'?

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 3:19 PM, Michal Brzozowski <rusolis at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Here's a keyboard layout that I've created.
> The idea is to have a finger friendly keyboard good for normal text as well
> as terminal input. It needs some polish, but I'm sure you'll have cool ideas
> how to make it better, so I'm releasing now.
> Features:
> - doesn't use the dictionary (I've found the dict too slow for now, at least
> on SHR unstable)
> - not using the dictionary, it can utilize the top part of the keyboard app
> (see screenshots)
> - Fn key that switches between qwerty and a layout with some special
> characters, arrows and numbers
> - Enter and backspace keys (so no finger sliding needed)
> - Some keys are very thin and are on the edges of the screen. You use them
> by pressing the GTA's case near the screen (I take no responsibility if
> doing that damages your phone).
> - No capslock.
> - The very thin key on the left is tab, the very thin one on the right is
> Enter.
> - There is an up and down arrow to use for command line history.
> - You can switch to another layout by sliding your finger up on the keyboard
> (the keyboard selection button is covered by the keys).
> Screenshots:
> The layout file:
> I've only tested this on SHR unstable.
> Have fun!
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