I made the first stable release of eekboard, yet another on-screen keyboard software package. Some time ago I blogged about using it on a tablet PC and listed a few issues. Since then, I went on a trip with the tablet (without laptop), where I noticed a lot more issues, notably:
- I tend to tap wrong locations on screen and need to delete the previous character and type again. The extra steps are cumbersome.
- I want key repeat for some keys, particularly backspace.
- Also I want cursor keys when using Unix shell.
- Modifier keys should be marked when they are locked/latched.
Now most of them are resolved and I can comfortably use my tablet PC as a laptop alternative.
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