illume keyboard force on/off

Paul Fertser fercerpav at
Thu Jun 4 16:31:23 CEST 2009

Petr Vanek <vanous at> writes:
>>> it doesn't remember i have made it show once i switch windows and
>>> this gets really annoying. is there a way for it to remember it's
>>> state for a window?
>>I do not know how hard is it to add this feature into illume, but maybe
>>a useful workaround is to modify the illume theme to have the keyboard
>>toggle button directly accessible? Then you can (de)activate keyboard
>>with one click at any time. (I have done that and am quite happy about
>>it; it's quite hackish, but you can see the sources at
> iirc illume can hide the keyboard altogether if usb keyboard  is
> connected. this is not the case with bt keyboards (i have one and the
> soft keyboard always pops up).

Probably if you install "hal" e will "feel" that bt keyboard is
present. At least it was planned something like that. If unsure,
either install HAL or read E's source. :)

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