Login Virtual Keyboard

Registered by Emmet Hikory on 2009-04-30

On-screen keyboard for mobile Tablet PCs and similar devices.

Work items:

Status:
Deferred

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
David Mandala
Priority:
Low
Drafter:
Ramaddan
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
None
Definition:
New
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Deferred
Milestone target:
None

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

Implemented either fully of partially
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- On demand pop-up when a person tries to type in a box, and hide when not needed (--> implemented)

- Transparency support (--> implemented)

- Hovers above the keyboard and colours it when a key is chosen to make sure of selection (--> partial implementation, colouring implemented)

In progress:
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- Embed keyboard in screensaver (--> in progress)

- Embed keyboard in GDM login (--> in progress)

- Possibility to add different languages support and layout (--> in progress)

Deferred:
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- Auto-completion of words (--> deferred)

- Docking the keyboard at the top, bottom or side of the screen (--> deferred)

Suggested:
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- Slider bar for settings to make it easier to control on touchscreens

- Tabs used for choosing different part of keyboard like onboard

Updated:
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2009-08-04: Progress report
2009-10-10: Some bugs were fixed, more of the keyboard layout implemented properly, all basic functionalities present

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