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android bluetooth keyboard doenst capitalize with shift key

19th August 2014, 04:48 PM   |  #1  
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The shift key on this Bluetooth keyboard doesnt do what its supposed to. I know that Android recognizes it because when i press it i get a small triangle under the cursor when im typing. Ive tried several IMEs and none fix it. Ive even manually mapped the shift key using USB/BT Joy Center. So Android sees it and doesnt use it. What gives. Also, Ive only tested it on this device which is a Toshiba Excite 7C running Android 4.2.2. Im using an iPad keyboard called ZAAGmate. Please any help would be appreciated.

P.S. I do have root permissions so altering the keylayout files is an option.
20th August 2014, 01:20 PM   |  #2  
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Are you sure it's just the Shift Key? I have a keyboard that does't recognize any key combinations (like Ctrl+C) which work with a USB keyboard.
My thread is here.
20th August 2014, 05:53 PM   |  #3  
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Not sure if this is your problem, but many cheap BT keyboards don't process two simultaneous key presses, like the ones mentioned. You can use Shift Lock to get a capitalized letter and others have a special key for Ctrl and Alt.
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