[maemo-users] my two big fustrations with the N800 - please help me find aworkaround!

From: James Knott james.knott at rogers.com
Date: Mon Jul 23 16:40:08 EEST 2007
Marius Vollmer wrote:
> "ext James Knott" <james.knott at rogers.com> writes:
>> Further on this.  As an experiment, I just installed xvkbd on my main
>> system, running the KDE desktop.  I then connected to another system via
>> ssh and started an application.  I am able to use the xvkbd virtual
>> keyboard to type into OpenOffice on the remote system.  This is
>> precisely the result I'm looking for on the N800.  Please tell me again
>> how it's impossible to use a virtual keyboard for this, when I'm able to
>> do so here.
> I think he says that there is no way for the N800 to know when to show
> and when to hide the virtual keyboard.  That is true, but only a minor
> problem.  We can leave it to the user to show and hide the keyboard as
> needed.  Toolkits like Gtk+ can provide extra hints to the keyboard,
> but if there are no hints coming, the user should still be able to
> show and hide it explicitly.
Exactly.  If that was available, I'd be able to do what I want.

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