next generation keyboard layout (illume)

"Bernd (Jesus McCloud) Prünster" bernd.pruenster at
Mon Jan 26 21:06:50 CET 2009

Michal Brzozowski schrieb:
> 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!
in theory it is just awesome!
but the current version permits changing the keyboard layout...

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