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Arabic Gingerbread Keyboard

31st January 2011, 09:41 AM |#1  
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Update: I've added to the attachments Moo-gbkb-ar.apk . It is an Arabized version with dictionary for the "Keyboard from Android 2.3" version 1.0.11 by Steven Lin so the credit goes to him for the original application (here is a link to the original application in the Market: https://market.android.com/details?i...hod.latin.free)

Moo-gbkb-ar.apk resolves a FC issue on Desire HD...



This is an Arabic/English Keyboard based on hotaru's post here:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=875202

The keyboard has a big Arabic dictionary.

The first file has the source files for the xml keyboard layouts and binary dictionary and Arabized strings. It is only for developers and you don't need it if you just want to run the app.

The second file is the APK file that can be installed directly.
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31st January 2011, 10:57 AM |#2  
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If i install this on my nexus 1, will i get correct arabic letters, right now they are disconnected. if yes how to install them???
i know how to install the .apk but i have no idea what to do with the .zip file.

if this would enable me to read arabic on my nexus1, i will be so thankfull for you.
31st January 2011, 11:12 AM |#3  
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If your phone is not already Arabized this will not Arabize it. It only makes it possible to enter Arabic characters.

Is your N1 rooted? and what is your Android version (look it up in Settings=> About phone)

The attached zip file is for developers who would like to use the xml source or the dictionary in other apps. It is not for end users.
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31st January 2011, 11:21 AM |#4  
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no my phone is not rooted...my android version is the latest 2.2.2
i can write arabic letters using "ibrahim keyboard" i downloaded it from the market, but can't read arabic from browser or other apps like twitter or facebook, as i said the letters appear disconnected.

i guess i still have to wait for the gingerbread release.
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31st January 2011, 02:20 PM |#5  
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Gingerbread is not going to fix the disconnected Arabic characters problem based on the following article:
http://ardroid.com/2010/12/14/upcomi...ther-features/

Rooting is not that hard and it gives you flexibility in changing many things including fonts...

You can use this simple method to root:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=803682

and then flash the Arabized libraries from here:
http://ardoid.com/?p=27
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Arabia

This is an Arabic/English Keyboard based on the hotaru's post here:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=875202

The keyboard has a big Arabic dictionary.

The first file has the source files for the xml keyboard layouts and binary dictionary and Arabized strings.

The second file is the APK file that can be installed directly.

This works well on Gingerbread, thank you.
7th February 2011, 05:51 AM |#7  
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didnt woek with HTC Desire HD...
7th February 2011, 06:03 AM |#8  
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can i get the Desire HD version of this Keyboard?
7th February 2011, 09:03 AM |#9  
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Can you explain more what the issue is?
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Question Arabic Gingerbread Keyboard
I always interested to have an Arabic keyboard in my device. I am using HTC Desire Z with Android Froyo. Is this keyboard compatible with this device as someone has reported that this keyboard is not compatible with HTC Desire HD? Please Android Expert, help!
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