File Submitter: Ingvarr
File Submitted: 15 Dec 2006
File Updated: 26 Jan 2007
File Category: Pocket PC Phone Edition Software
Take note that this is an edition for ASUS P525 smartphone
Important - if you had version 1.0* installed, you need to remove it manually before installing a newer one
This software will replace the built-in T9 phone keypad input method with a new one.
Basically, this is a variation of the "letterwise" input method - instruction in one sentence is:
Hit the key with the letter you want, if it doesn't come up, hit Next("0+") until it does.
This first version does not do true predictive input yet, but its planned for future versions. Currently it's just a variation of "multitap" with important feature that it works almost in every application where soft keyboard works. Own P525's T9 works only in some apps (most notably it isnt working in Internet Explorer page input fields or Opera).
Also you can add own keypad languages/layouts - just edit kbddef.txt file. Make sure its properly formatted (empty lines count), and the file ends with empty line too. You may need to do soft reset to activate new layouts if you've edited the kbddef.txt.
Also it does not use IME, so you can turn standard "IME word completion" back on via "ASUS T9 utility".
Take note that custom input works only when its icon in "active" (highlighted) state. This is because some applications expect keypad in "numeric" mode instead of text mode, if so - you can activate PTap by long pressing "*"(or tapping in input method icon via stylus) and deactivate it by long pressing "*" and choosing "Deactivate" from menu or tapping on icon via stylus.
Most often you dont need to worry about it, since most applications automatically activate input icon when you enter text entering controls and deactivate it when you leave them.
- added the symbols panel. It can be called via long press of # (then it will auto-hide after symbol is entered), or via menu (then it will not auto-hide and you can enter several symbols). Symbols can be entered by choosing them via joystick or by typing their code. To show/hide symbol codes, press # when symbol panel is shown.
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