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Idea/request: virtual keyboard to be context sensitive [answered]

asked 2013-12-26 02:27:24 +0300

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updated 2013-12-26 13:53:51 +0300

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For example, when writing an email address, don't make me press a function key to access the @. Same case with URL's :-)

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The question has been closed for the following reason "the question is answered, an answer was accepted" by gabriel
close date 2014-03-10 19:19:25.124828



In the browser it should be trivial to program logic that checks the input type of a field (e.g. text, email, number, range) and based on that show extra buttons (e.g. @) or numeric keypad etc.

otto ( 2013-12-26 23:22:05 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-03-10 19:19:09 +0300

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This is a placeholder to say that I'm closing this question as it is way too generic, and some (if not a lot of) context sensitivity has been added in Moving forward, let's ask more concrete questions, such as "I'd like an @ to appear in the virtual keyboard when a specific type of form field in a website is to be filled in".

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