[Sugar-devel] Sugar with a virtual (onscreen) keyboard
sayamindu at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 16:30:21 EDT 2010
On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 7:19 PM, Esteban Arias
<earias at plan.ceibal.edu.uy> wrote:
> FVKBD support spanish keyboard?
> Could be added an system scanning buttons to write. for example:
I don't think this particular on-screen keyboard is something that you
would use for accessibility stuff (it does not have support for
However, I did a Spanish version of the layout - here's a screenshot
of the "Spanish mode" -
Let me know if you want to test the layout.
> 2010/6/17 Sayamindu Dasgupta <sayamindu at gmail.com>
>> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 5:46 PM, Sayamindu Dasgupta <sayamindu at gmail.com>
>> > [Apologies for the cross-posting]
>> > Hello,
>> > Thanks to the pointers provided by Peter Robinson, I got the Meego
>> > FVKBD (Free Virtual Keyboard)¹ running along with Sugar.
>> > A problem with the current FVKBD is that it supports only one base
>> > layout. Even "variants" of that layout (eg: CapsLock enabled, Symbols,
>> > etc) are treated as "temporary", which means that you press the "Caps"
>> > key, enter a capital letter, and immediately after that, it gets reset
>> > back to the base layout (lower case qwerty).
>> > I wanted something which would be similar to the existing physical
>> > keyboards that we ship with the XO machines - with a dedicated key to
>> > switch between different scripts in the same keyboard. I had to extend
>> > the code of FVKBD to implement that, and with the modified FVKBD, I
>> > have spun a live-cd ISO (based on the current SOAS). You can download
>> > it from
>> > http://dev.laptop.org/~sayamindu/sugar-vkbd-test/sugar-vkbd-test.iso
>> For those who do not want to download the ISO, there's a screencast at
>> Sayamindu Dasgupta
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