[maemo-users] further beating on OS2008 beta

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Tue Dec 4 10:25:54 EET 2007

ext James Sparenberg wrote:
>> Press Home key and thumb the terminal you want from the window
>> list.  (it would be nice if the terminal would e.g. show the
>> current directory name in the window title though)
> Not very practical actually.  If the screen updates (which if say I'm 
> compiling remotely it's constantly doing) then as soon as the home 
> widget pops up it closes and you can't use it.  (in full screen mode)  
> plus to do this also requires that you 
> 1.  close the keyboard
> 2.  put away the stylus
> 3.  change hand position and minimize the screen 

The above steps are not needed.

> 4.  use home key open the list
> 5.  change windows 

If you have the full screen finger keyboard open, you need
to press Home key twice (first press closes FKBD), otherwise
one Home key press is enough.

> 6.  re-maximize

This step is not needed either.

> The thumb keyboard in xterm is a problem because it takes focus away 
> from the term window, when it does it makes it conceptually, if 
> nothing else, harder to use.,  so for me I stick with the pop-up 
> keyboard.  Honestly for me the keys (home/menu/) and the D-Pad aren't 
> used much at all.  

	- Eero

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