C H A P T E R 8
Text and Ink Input and Display
An example of a
This proto enables the caret (if it is not already visible) in the key-receiving view
while the keyboard is displayed. Characters corresponding to tapped keys are
inserted in the key-receiving view at the insertion bar location. The caret is disabled
when the keyboard view is closed.
This proto is used in conjunction with
to implement a floating
proto defines the parent view, and
is a child view that defines the key characteristics.
This proto defines key characteristics for a keyboard view (
class). It also contains functionality that automatically registers an open keyboard
view with the system. If you want to get this behavior in your custom keyboard,
You use this proto along with
to implement a floating keyboard.
The view using the
proto should be a child of the view using the
This proto is used to include the keyboard button in a view. This is the same keyboard
button shown on the status bar in the notepad. Tapping the button causes the on-
screen keyboard to appear. If the keyboard is already displayed, a picker listing
available keyboard types is displayed. The user can tap one to open that keyboard.
Figure 8-11 shows an example of the keyboard button.
The keyboard button