[maemo-users] can't type ~ in browser

From: Josef Assad joe at DonAssad.com
Date: Sat Dec 12 21:33:59 EET 2009
On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 07:14:16PM +0000, Andrew Flegg wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 19:07, Jeffrey Mark Siskind <qobi at purdue.edu> wrote:
> > In the URL entry bar in the Web browser on the N900, I can't type a ~. If I
> > type th eblue arrow, Sym the virtual keyboard comes up. I can click on ~ and
> > it gets highlighted. But unlike in the X terminal, it doesn't then deexpose and
> > enter the ~ in the URL entry bar. Is this a bug or have I just not figured out
> > how to do this the intended way?
> Tap the ~, press space and then join the ranks of people upset by the
> broken, unobvious, unintuitive and just plain crazy behaviour of the
> character palette.

I can see the point when the special character is necessary as a
modifier to a regular character for languages that need them.

If there's a more straightforward way to accomodate people who need ñ,
ô, ü, etc. then I can't think of it.

> I'd say vote for the bug, but can't find it (perhaps the easiest way
> of finding it would be to raise it again and let Andre mark it as a
> dupe ;-))



> Cheers,
> Andrew
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