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Tutorial Q: Expanded Desktop/Keyboard Issue

So far, everything about the Nexus 5 is fantastic. One minor issue I am running across is related to the popup keyboard. For starters, I am using the GravityBox Pie Controls (always enabled feature). They are great, but the constant softkeys popping up when using any keyboard makes it quite annoying.

I looked on Xposed Framework and did not see any module that rectifies this minor annoyance.
Does anyone know of a way to disable the softkeys completely when using any android keyboard?
 
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Bump as I have yet to find a solution to this problem.

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I use gravitybox for expanded desktop + pie and have never had the softkeys pop up when using the keyboard, on either of my phones. Are you using actual expanded desktop or immersive mode with gravitybox?

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Expanded desktop. I believe it is set to hide navigation bars. I'll try playing with the settings.

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I use gravitybox for expanded desktop + pie and have never had the softkeys pop up when using the keyboard, on either of my phones. Are you using actual expanded desktop or immersive mode with gravitybox?

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Are you stock on your Moto X?

I suffer this same annoyance (as the OP) with Immerse Me module. The newest Gravity Box mod was to fix this but it breaks Desktoo Mode. Only "hide nav bar" and sem-immersive" mode work. Semi-immersive acts just like hide nav bar as you can't swipe to restore the nav bar.

I just use immerse me for now and deal with the keyboard and volume bug. Running stock root Moto X Dev VZW.
 
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Are you stock on your Moto X?

I suffer this same annoyance (as the OP) with Immerse Me module. The newest Gravity Box mod was to fix this but it breaks Desktoo Mode. Only "hide nav bar" and sem-immersive" mode work. Semi-immersive acts just like hide nav bar as you can't swipe to restore the nav bar.

I just use immerse me for now and deal with the keyboard and volume bug. Running stock root Moto X Dev VZW.
Yeah, stock rooted. Have you tried the App Settings module? It allows you to set immersive mode on a per app basis. Not sure if it will solve your problem but it's worth a shot.
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Yeah, stock rooted. Have you tried the App Settings module? It allows you to set immersive mode on a per app basis. Not sure if it will solve your problem but it's worth a shot.
I will try it.

What version of Xposed and GravityBox are you using?

I am using 2.4.1 (xposed) 2.9.4 (GB)

*update* Just tried App Settings and it still suffers from same keyboard and volume issues.
 
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I will try it.

What version of Xposed and GravityBox are you using?

I am using 2.4.1 (xposed) 2.9.4 (GB)

*update* Just tried App Settings and it still suffers from same keyboard and volume issues.
My X is on 2.2 for Xposed and 2.6.3 for GB. I'm still on Jelly Bean on my Moto X.

My N5 is on 2.4.1 for Xposed and 2.8.6 for GB.

What volume issues are you talking about?
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