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[Request] Automatic keyboard switching with S-Pen

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By Goodm7sn, Senior Member on 7th October 2012, 10:21 PM
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is there an app where we can switch keyboards automatically ?

like i use swiftkey , but i'd rather switch to samsung's handwriting keyboard when i touch the text field with the s pen , is it possible ?? been wondering about this since my original Note days...

thx for suggestions..
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8th October 2012, 12:59 AM |#2  
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is there an app where we can switch keyboards automatically ?

like i use swiftkey , but i'd rather switch to samsung's handwriting keyboard when i touch the text field with the s pen , is it possible ?? been wondering about this since my original Note days...

thx for suggestions..

There is an input selector icon in the status bar whenever the keyboard pops. If you click that you can easily change the input method.
8th October 2012, 01:25 AM |#3  
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There is an input selector icon in the status bar whenever the keyboard pops. If you click that you can easily change the input method.

Yeah I know that mate thx, but what I'm talking about is an automated switch

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8th October 2012, 10:49 AM |#4  
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Yeah I know that mate thx, but what I'm talking about is an automated switch

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Just press the button xD how long does it takes :facepalm:

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8th October 2012, 11:08 AM |#5  
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This should be possible, just need someone with the knowledge and time to make one.

I am sure the S-pen SDK allows us to monitor when the s-pen is removed so we should be able to trigger an app to auto-switch keyboard at that point.
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8th October 2012, 12:33 PM |#6  
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This should be possible, just need someone with the knowledge and time to make one.

I am sure the S-pen SDK allows us to monitor when the s-pen is removed so we should be able to trigger an app to auto-switch keyboard at that point.

Youre right.
And the Note 1 keyboard has that option i also have its flashable zip with me...
But im refraining from posting it in risk of bricking someone's device

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8th October 2012, 12:36 PM |#7  
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Youre right.
And the Note 1 keyboard has that option i also have its flashable zip with me...
But im refraining from posting it in risk of bricking someone's device

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Can you PM me that file and I will take a look to see how it works, I might (if I find the time) be able to build one for the Note2 (or find someone that can)
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Can you PM me that file and I will take a look to see how it works, I might (if I find the time) be able to build one for the Note2 (or find someone that can)

Sure wait a sec
Ill upload that file...and pm to you

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Sure wait a sec
Ill upload that file...and pm to you

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If you can also find a thread etc on xda where it was first posted I would like to read that.
18th October 2012, 01:16 AM |#10  
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I need an app like this too been looking everywhere for it. Cant be dealing with the samsung keyboard but without itm it kind of makes the pen useless..

Hows the making going?
18th October 2012, 01:50 AM |#11  
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Just press the button xD how long does it takes :facepalm:

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I would argue that double tapping to open smemo is the same amount of work.
It is amazing, however, how awesome it is to have smemo automatically open and close when you pull the pen in and out.

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