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[KEYBOARD] Stock Gingerbread Keyboard without smiley key

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By notverycreative, Senior Member on 14th July 2011, 07:42 PM
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That damn smiley key was driving me insane, so I got the Gingerbread keyboard source from AOSP, got it to compile, and got rid of the smiley face button. Other than that, it's identical to the stock Android gingerbread keyboard, so requires 2.3+. Eventually I may figure out how to make it able to be turned on and off, but that would rather defeat the point. Enjoy!

(Note: you have to enable it in the Keyboard settings before you can use it, just like any other keyboard.)

The Eclipse project (source) is available here.
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15th July 2011, 01:31 PM |#2  
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this sounds like a good thing for me because it also became annoying to me.

quick question though because i cant check out the keyboard mod yet, but does it remove the smiley key completely, or does it replace it with an enter key or something?

soon as i get the chance, ill install and see for myself
15th July 2011, 02:18 PM |#3  
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Nice. I like that it has been replaced with the enter key instead. I find that to be immensely more useful.
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I replaced it with the significantly-more-useful return key.

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15th July 2011, 05:13 PM |#5  
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wow,....how can a smiley face annoy u...? lol smiley faces r cool...stop being grumpy.. better to extend the space bar instead..make it longer
15th July 2011, 06:10 PM |#6  
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Originally Posted by ajftl

wow,....how can a smiley face annoy u...? lol smiley faces r cool...stop being grumpy.. better to extend the space bar instead..make it longer

The smiley key doesn't annoy me per se, but the fact that the Enter key was removed does. So now, it is impossible to have any semblance of formatting in your SMS'es.

Will definitely give this a go as soon as possible. This is definitely a must have as far as I am concerned.
15th July 2011, 08:01 PM |#7  
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Thanks, but i've a problem with your keyboard.

I turned on the vibrate on keyboard settings, but there is no vibration when I push a key.
15th July 2011, 08:33 PM |#8  
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Originally Posted by oxman

Thanks, but i've a problem with your keyboard.

I turned on the vibrate on keyboard settings, but there is no vibration when I push a key.

Works fine for me (using CM7 nightlies).

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15th July 2011, 09:28 PM |#9  
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I use Infusion 1.7 and its work with other keyboard
16th July 2011, 04:50 AM |#10  
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I use Infusion 1.7 and its work with other keyboard

Do you have haptic feedback enabled?

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16th July 2011, 05:00 AM |#11  
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so i installed earlier today and im loving it!
the return key is muuuuch more useful to me than the smiley tab, especially since i do mine different that those and that just annoyed me! lol

thank you so much for this

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