[maemo-developers] Fremantle fullscreen mode [was Re: Call for testers with N900 for vncviewer]

From: pHilipp Zabel philipp.zabel at gmail.com
Date: Wed Oct 21 16:17:08 EEST 2009
On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 2:05 PM, Cornelius Hald <hald at icandy.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> Nathan Anderson wrote:
>> What physical hardware buttons do exist?  Maybe we can tie onto one
>> of those to exit out of full screen mode in apps.    Anybody know the
>> keyboard constants are to these hardware buttons -- we should put them in a
>> wiki article -- this is something that I could think that several programs
>> would need.  Games that are running full screen, Remote Desktop, a picture
>> viewer.
> The available HW buttons are: +/- keys, Power key, Take-a-photo key and
> the lock key. Then there´s of course the keyboard with even more keys ;)
> They key constants for the +/- keys are the same as on Diablo. But
> before you can use them you first have to unmap the default action,
> which is sound volume up/down.
> I think the camera button works differently, don´t know how, but the
> load applet is using it for taking a screenshot.

This is interesting. I wonder if it would be a good idea to repurpose
this button to scan a barcode from some applications (say, shopping
list or media catalog).

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