qtopia: keys missing for predictive keyboard?

Ken Restivo ken at restivo.org
Fri Jul 25 06:24:20 CEST 2008

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 10:34:48PM +0200, Joerg Lippmann wrote:
> Am Mittwoch 23 Juli 2008 schrieb Brian Capouch:
> > Joerg Lippmann wrote:
> > > But is it just me or are there some keys missing for touchscreen? I have
> > > not found a possibility to erase letters or to enter special keys etc.
> >
> > I'll trade you info:  to erase a letter you sweep your finger leftwards
> > just below the keyboard.  A "slight" sweep does that; a longer sweep
> > erases the current word.
> Great! That works. Thanks! And by experimenting, I just found puntuation: 
> Sweep from the bottom of the screen up...
> > Now my turn to ask: I used Qtopia and the predictive kb for a while and
> > then it got back-burnered.  I just flashed it again and I'm in the
> > opposite position from you.  How do you *accept* the word that's showing
> > and move on to the next one?
> Just tip on the right word in the *middle* of the bar. Tip left or right to 
> skip through possible words till the right one is in the middle. Or sweep 
> your finger to the right on the bottom of the keyboard(I just found that out 
> after your hints).
> Now there seems only two questions for me left:
> 1. How do I get german Umlauts?

You might want to see the thread about ASU keyboards that Rasterman and I have been discussing.

It looks like the Illume keyboard lets you configure your own keyboard layout, but there is a hack required in order to enable it (for now) and eventually the user can choose which keyboard to use.


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