maemo.org Bugzilla – Bug 7694
FN/Shift Locks get disabled by inserting a symbol with Sym
Last modified: 2010-03-15 20:54:18 UTC
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EXACT STEPS LEADING TO PROBLEM:
1. Enable FN Lock (pressing 2x FN, blue arrow).
2. Press Sym (Ctrl, HW keyboard) and choose a symbol (virtual keyboard).
3. Press any letter-key on the HW keyboard.
FN lock is enabled until you disable it.
eg. you can type 2²+4=2³ (or any other combination of symbols and FN+letter
combination) without repressing FN again.
FN Lock is disabled after a symbol(with the virtual keyboard) is inserted.
the same example from above would look like: 2²sr,w (should be 2²+4=2³)
I tested it with xterm and the notes application.
My device has a qwerty keyboard (configured as English, Netherlands in the Text
I guess this behavior could be because of symbols like ^, ~ and ", which could
be combined to a letter like â, ã or ä.
But I think it still shouldn't disable the FN Lock.
Thanks for reporting this, confirming also in 2.2009.51-1. Shift lock is also
This has been fixed in package
which is part of the internal build version
(Note: 2009/2010 is the year, and the number after is the week.)
A future public update released with the year/week later than this internal
build version will include the fix. (This is not always already the next public
Please verify that this new version fixes the bug by marking this bug report as
VERIFIED after the public update has been released and if you have some time.
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* Nokia does not announce release dates of public updates in advance.
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Setting explicit PR1.2 milestone (so it's clearer in which public release the
fix will be available to users).
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