making a soft keyboard

"Marco Trevisan (Treviño)" mail at
Tue Jun 16 23:04:00 CEST 2009

Michal Brzozowski wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm making a new soft keyboard. I'd like to know how to integrate it
> with illume. Is it documented how to do that? The keyboard needs to
> show/hide at the right moments, so I guess illume needs to know which
> app is the keyboard, right?

If I recall correctly you only need to add the "Keyboard" category to
the keyboard's .desktop categories... Then it knows who it is...
However, give a look to qwo for more references ;)


PS: for popping-up over gtk-widgets you need more...

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