[Loadstone] loadstone on n97 mini

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Wed Jan 19 23:01:09 GMT 2011


The virtual keyboard idea is what I'm thinking of implementing. It's much 
easier said than done thoe since there's no native function to do it in the 
sdk.

On Wed, 19 Jan 2011, Ömer Yesiltas wrote:

> Hi Shawn, isn't it possible to define a virtual keyboard on the screen like
> talks does? For instance, we can use talks shortcuts by touching the related
> parts of the screen after pressing talks key. We can for example increase or
> decrease volume and speed by pressing the 5-6-7-8 keys on the virtual screen
> in whatever program we are.  Loadstone also can define a virtual number keys
> on the screen to use the shortcuts.
> This is the best way to use touch interface with loadstone in my opinion.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 5:42 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] loadstone on n97 mini
>
>
> I have one of these phones for loadstone development and you're right in
> that you have to have the keyboard exposed in order to use hot keys. The
> screen doesn't flip up like a laptop but slides sideways to the right and
> then you turn the phone to use the keyboard. When the screen is open it does
> tilt up slightly so it does make the phone a little thicker and bulky. I'm
> working on a method to use the touch screen on this phone but I'm not
> exactly sure how that's going to turn out yet. For the moment thoe I
> wouldn't recommend this phone for use with loadstone. It works but the user
> experience will not be what it would be with a traditional phone. I'd say
> this about the entire touch interface in general.
>
> On Wed, 19 Jan 2011, Kit wrote:
>
>> Hi Omer,
>>
>> So, while using it, you have to keep the screen up, exposing the keyboard,
>> like a lap top right?
>>
>> I personally will never get use to such usage especially in public places.
>>
>> Regards,
>> KITT.
>>  ----- Original Message -----
>>  From: Ömer Yesiltas
>>  To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>>  Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 10:56 AM
>>  Subject: [Loadstone] loadstone on n97 mini
>>
>>
>>  Hi all, i have been trying loadstone on an n97 mini phone for a few days.
>>  This phone is a touch phone and has a qwerty keyboard.
>>  It also has the 4 way navigation keys.
>>  I have installed loadstone to this phone and it works well. since it has
>> a keyboard, you can control the program with the keyboard shorcuts.
>>  You only need to click the options or exit buttons using screen.
>>  other functions can be used easily without need of touch screen.
>>  for those who wish to try on n97 mini or who wish to buy that phone can
>> buy it.
>>  It has a simple interface and touch screen is not so hard to use.
>>
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