Waou, THIS IS GREAT ! I am very happy to find someone with the same will, but skilled ! For me, qwo is also the fastest keyboard, and making it fullscreen + transparent will make it the killer keyboard. Congratulation for sharing your method. I will try it asap.
Kimaidou 2009/3/8 Richard Kralovic <r...@om.ksp.sk> > Hello, > > despite some skepticism about having transparent keyboard in illume, I > decided to try it. After some work, I got it working. More precisely, I > am using the qwo external keyboard (an implementation of quikwriting > technique); imho it's great with stylus, and also quite finger-friendly > when the keyboard is large enough. I think it's quite usable. As for > speed, displaying/hiding the keyboard is quicker than displaying/hiding > the default keyboard, since the application window is not resized (which > is usually quite slow). > > I wrote a small howto about it, it's (together with screenshots) here: > http://kedrigern.dcs.fmph.uniba.sk/~riso/Openmoko/qwo/<http://kedrigern.dcs.fmph.uniba.sk/%7Eriso/Openmoko/qwo/> > > Actually, to get it work, I had to fix some bugs/annoying features of > Xglamo. I reported these (together with patches) as ticket #2242 and > #2243 at docs.openmoko.org about one week ago. Unfortunately, I got no > answer regarding these patches. Would it be possible to accept them to > the openembedded repository and close the tickets? > > Next, I had to force illume not to resize the running application when > displaying keyboard, and also not to force the width of the keyboard to > be equal to the width of the screen. Currently, I have only very ugly > hack to do this and I am not quite sure how to do it right. I am > thinking of making illume look for the _NET_WM_WINDOW_OPACITY property > on external keyboards, and behave in above-described way if this > property is set. Would this be acceptable for including upstream? > > Greets > Richard > > _______________________________________________ > Openmoko community mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community >
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