[SHR-U / All?] Illume Keyboard in Landscape
Rui Miguel Silva Seabra
rms at 1407.org
Wed Oct 7 09:06:34 CEST 2009
If someone can tell me an easy command for restarting the wrench, I could
add it to omnewrotate (as an option).
On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 10:34:59PM -0400, Joshua Judson Rosen wrote:
> Stroller <stroller at stellar.eclipse.co.uk> writes:
> > On 7 Oct 2009, at 00:26, undrwater wrote:
> > >> ...
> > >> Sorry, I read ALL these explanations as saying exactly the same
> > >> thing,
> > >> just in different ways. Perhaps you could clarify how they differ?
> > >>
> > >
> > > Hm. I read:
> > > Problem 1: illume keyboard in landscape mode does not show (the
> > > keyboard
> > > itself doesn't show, only the prediction window and keyboard selector)
> > >
> > > Problem 2: qwerty button is hidden in shelf gadget and requires 2
> > > taps to
> > > bring it up
> > >
> > > I posted problem 1, I think you understood problem 2. Am I right?
> > Item 2 (I find that a problem, too) is discussed in this thread
> > because it's necessary to go through this procedure to overcome
> > problem 1.
> > In this thread this pair of actions was originally described by
> > Sebastian Krzyszkowiak in his post of 3 October 2009 14:55:51 BST.
> > Joshua Judson Rosen's post of 3 October 2009 19:04:36 BST ("I don't
> > understand what you guys are talking about") may indicate that he
> > doesn't suffer from problem 2.
> This is my experience:
> If the screen is already in landscape mode when the keyboard pops
> up, then the keyboaprd appears perfectly fine.
> Only if the keyboard is already shown prior to rotating the
> display, then it doesn't show properly when the display arrives in
> landscape mode.
> In this second case, the only steps required to fix the keyboard
> is to hide and then show it by:
> 0] Lowering the shelf and tapping "qwerty"
> (to hide the keyboard).
> 1] Lowering the shelf and tapping "qwerty" again
> (to re-show the keyboard).
> This does /not/ involve the `wrench', or changing any
> settings. The word "none" is not involved, nor is the word "default".
> And, again: if the screen is rotated into landscape mode prior to
> the keyboard becoming visible, this procedure is not even
> necessary as the keyboard `just works'.
> Contrariwise, situation that I read Sebastian, Petr, et al. describing is:
> The keyboard does not appear properly in landscape mode,
> regardless of whether the display is rotated before or after the
> keyboard appears. If the screen is already in landscape mode when
> the keyboard pops up, the keyboard does *not* appear correctly.
> To make the keyboard appear properly in landscape mode, *this*
> following procedure must be repeated each time the screen is
> 0] Lower the shelf and tap the `wrench' icon.
> 2] Select "Keyboard" in the menu that appears.
> 3] Select the "None" radiobutton in the screen that appears.
> 4] Select the "Default" radiobutton (in the same screen,
> which remains until the "Close" button is pressed).
> [And, since I haven't actually seen /this/ scenario myself,
> I'm assuming that the following step is also needed:]
> 5] If the keyboard is not showing now, lower the shelf
> and tap "qwerty" to show it.
> The two situations (and procedures) look *remarkably* different to me.
> If this is unclear, I can probably post a video demonstrating my
> Don't be afraid to ask (Lf.((Lx.xx) (Lr.f(rr)))).
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