Tips Droid X MultiTouch Keyboard on Evo...

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by StatFlow, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. StatFlow

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    Is very nice... has anyone else used it yet? This might actually be my daily keyboard now.
     

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  2. htc.EVOlution

    htc.EVOlution Well-Known Member
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    u talking about swype?
     
  3. StatFlow

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    Nah, the new one on the Droid X, the white multitouch one.
     
  4. Rob_A

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    I thought it didn't work? latinIME.APK, right?

    Edit: NM, I see they ported it.
     
  5. InkedMuscle

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    The red accent when pressing a keys off the white keyboard looks dope..

    Would love to have that on my Evo if someone can help me out..
     
  6. StatFlow

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  7. psychopsilocin

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    It's grrreeaaatttt. Includes speech-to-text!
     
  8. JMac202

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    Mines not showing up. Everything installed fine. When I go to KB settings I enabled multi-touch kb but when I go to input it doesnt show multi-touch kb.

    Any ideas? Help please?
     
  9. apristel

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    long press where when you are about to type something in a select multitouch.
     
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  10. KAuss

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    I've used it and like every other hack out there it generates a lot of lag in forum reply boxes and or any website related text input fields...

    It works great on URL boxes, and SMS messages...

    I got a video uploading as we speak... It's a bit better to type on vs stock, but stock's button layout is great... Also missing the hide keyboard button (although pushing back will hide it just as well)...

    Since I'm not a swyper, I say this is the best board so far, with the exception of IME being way more customizable but this one is multitouch... So they're tied...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whK3MQbVNcY

    Don't mind the spelling, I had to do the video a few times because of hiccup issues on EVO 2 while video recording... Another thing now I'm looking into...
     
  11. dgaf98

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    im using the hacked keyboard but when i press the speech to text mic it pops an error message that says google voice unavailable. any ideas... maybe post the file you guys are using please
     
  12. KAuss

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    I got mine in the XDA forum direct in the post linked here...
     
  13. dgaf98

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    dang so did i and my speech to text dont work
     
  14. KAuss

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    I just tried mine in ChompSMS and it worked... The stock EVO one just looks better though...

    Still, what program did you use it in?
     
  15. dgaf98

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    just standard sms
     
  16. KAuss

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    Did you try to reboot your phone? My sister's youtube didn't run and I did a reboot and it worked after... Sometimes the Android system needs it, rarely but usually after installs of stuff the phone goes a bit wonky...
     
  17. dgaf98

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    yeah i did :( oh well back to swype i guess
     
  18. onilink

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    my speech to text works fine
     
  19. RestivoBC

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    this keyboard is great
     
  20. TheBlackPrince

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    It's cool. Kinda wish the keys were a little bigger but it works as advertised.
     
  21. tracerit

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    missing the arrow keys :/
     
  22. im0rtalz

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    if your speech to text isnt working you might have voice search uninstalled, if you are on fresh's rom go into the fresh removed app's folder. it should be on your sd card and run the voice search apk then the voice option should work on your droidx keyboard
     
  23. GrindingMyGears

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    i love this keyboard. no lag, and voice to text works for me :D
     
  24. lousyskater

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    Swtiched to Multi-touch from Swype. Will be sticking with Multi-touch from now on. Finally, a keyboard that can keep up with my fingers!
     
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