maemo.org Bugzilla – Bug 2892
List of characters available after pressing 'Chr' key is not editable
Last modified: 2010-01-06 15:12:32 UTC
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I have 2007.50.2 on N810. I also live in Poland which is totally unsupported
when it comes to Nokia tablets.
Today I tried to make more localizations for my device to be able to enter
national chars etc. The problem is that list of characters which show after
'Chr' key is pressed is not editable so I cannot add Polish national chars
Will it be fixed or is there a way (other then replacing chars in some binary)
to edit this list?
have you checked this page:
Jake: it is about how to write extension for Hildon Input Manager and I asked
from user point of view.
Do I really need to write code just to get possibility of entering
The character lists shown when you press Chr uses the same XML file format as
the virtual keyboard layouts. That format has some documentation here (search
These special character view (scv) data files are contained in
/usr/share/scv_layouts. I'm attaching here an sample XML source file you can
modify, run through gen_vkb to generate a .vkb file, and install on your own
device. The .vkb filename should match the language code of the hardware
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Sample special character view XML file
> The .vkb filename should match the language code of the hardware keyboard layout.
Problem is that list of hardware keyboard layouts is not expandable too - bug
Do I understand correctly that the list of available symbols in the scv depends
only on the type of hardware keyboard? I would have excepted it to depend (also
or exclusively?) on the language currently chosen.
E.g. if you choose German with an English hardware keyboard, it's still useful
to have "ß" on the scv.
I created a wiki page on customization: