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Subject: Re: Virtual keyboard

Re: Virtual keyboard

From: Manuel Dejonghe <manuel_at_dejonghe.de>
Date: 2006-01-03

Maybe unspeakable characters should be signalled otherwise ? Or should
fall back to another similar (in sound) character? Naa, forget the
last idea.
I imagine it to be very bad for blind people to get no feedback on the
mute characters.

lImbus

On 1/2/06, Frej Bjon <fbjon@abo.fi> wrote:
> I don't have an Archos myself, but looking at a screeshot of the recorder
> in the manual, I came up with what should be all characters. I also
> figured out the larger layout for the iRiver H100 series in case anyone
> needs it. I'm not sure if the H300 series has a different layout though,
> since it has an even larger screen.
>
> I'll put both layouts at the end of this message and in two text files on
> the web:
>
> Archos link:
> http://www.abo.fi/~fbjon/rockbox_vk_archos.txt
>
> iRiver link:
> http://www.abo.fi/~fbjon/rockbox_vk_iriver.txt
>
> Those text files and this mail should be UTF-8 encoded, just so you know,
> if something doesn't work. I'll also put them in the BlindFAQ on the
> rockbox.org wiki. There's a lot of highly unusual characters in the iRiver
> layout though, I haven't heard of any language needing e.g. a paragraph
> sign.
>
> Regards,
> Frej Bjon
>
> Here are both the layouts:
>
> Archos:
>
> ABCDEFG !?" @#$%+
> HIJKLMN 789 &_()-`
> OPQRSTU 456 |{}/<
> VWXYZ.,0123 ~=[]*>
>
> iRiver:
>
> ABCDEFG abcdefg !?" @#$%+
> HIJKLMN hijklmn 789 &_()-`
> OPQRSTU opqrstu 456 |{}/<
> VWXYZ., vwxyz.,0123 ~=[]*>
> (c)(r)
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, 02 Jan 2006 21:13:53 +0200, David Pedersen <dav-ped@frisurf.no>
> wrote:
>
> > As a lot of the characters on the VK are not spoken, I was wondering if
> > anyone could do us blind users a favor. Or, maybe it is already
> > available, so please direct me:
> >
> > Could anyone provide a clean text file, that shows the actual layout?
> > like this:
> >
> > abc...
> > ijk...
> > opq...
> > vwx...
> >
> > It would be very much appriciated, and helpful, as I then could memorize
> > where to find special characters, like the underscore and parenthesis.
> > And if it is not yet there, Could such a text file be placed on the
> > webpage, for future reference/users?
> >
> > Thanks alot!
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
Received on Tue Jan 3 02:38:53 2006


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