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[NEW] Touch QWERTY PCM Keyboard Skin

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By kin0kin, Senior Member on 27th December 2007, 08:44 PM
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Here we go Touch QWERTY Keyboard for PCM Keyboard. It uses the same layout as my previous touch keyboard, whole symbol pad is fully integrated into it. Hold a key for 500ms to symbols beneath it. You can customize what is shown when you hold the key from the layout file.

IGNORE the awesome TEAL Text



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Installation instructions

  1. Install PCM Keyboard
  2. Install the Cab
  3. Select PCM Keyboard, then go into options
  4. Select 4-Row-WWE in layout
  5. Touch-QWERTY in skin
  6. Soft Reset and you are ready to go
NOTE: If you do not soft reset, some functions may not work.

Don't forget to donate if you love my work.

Check this thread for another version of Touch Keyboard I made.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=352942
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File Type: cab PocketCM Keyboard QWERTY Skin.cab - [Click for QR Code] (146.7 KB, 954 views)
 
 
27th December 2007, 11:01 PM |#2  
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Nice job!
You beat me to it I was working on the same skin and noticed this post. I tend to like a larger space bar and am used to using the pop up option or symbol pad for numbers, so I modified one of my iPhone layout files to work with this skin. These screen shots are your skin file with the Eng iphone 15 layout file (attached).

One thing to point out is you need to have clear type enabled in settings, system (tab), screen, ClearType (tab) in order for the text to display as shown.

This thread has more details on the layout features:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=349647
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28th December 2007, 12:19 AM |#3  
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Great your layout is easier on the fingers as the spacebar and symbols are larger. I only did a direct port on the keyboard from the touch keyboard/keypad. I've got an idea in making the touch qwerty layout more convenient will post up the layout in a bit. Also, 2manyphones, you might want to change the spacebar symbol pad to something more useful, or change the # of keys to 4 or 6. You will know why after you press and hold on the keyboard

EDIT: nvm what I said, for some reasons putting space in symbol pad isnt possible without another letter together with it. I'll modify the skin a little to make it more aesthetically pleasing with your layout.
28th December 2007, 01:15 AM |#4  
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Updated Skin for Eng iphone 15 layout
Here's an altered skin to be used specifically with 2manyphones' Eng iphone 15 layout.



Touch-XL-sym.skin = Shows Sym on mode button
Touch-XL-123.skin = Shows 123 on mode button

2manyphones, feel free to post it up in your thread
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28th December 2007, 03:55 PM |#5  
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Thanks! I guess that does make more sense having the numbes pop up from a key labeled 123 instead of SYM.

Here are some screenshots with the Touch-XL 123 skin file and the Eng iphone15 layout file.

Hey Kin0Kin, how about making a cab file with both skins and this layout, so people can easily install them and choose what works best for them?
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28th December 2007, 04:02 PM |#6  
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Sure, I'll pack up all the layouts and the touch skin, including my older one. As an auto install cab
28th December 2007, 04:08 PM |#7  
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Sure, I'll pack up all the layouts and the touch skin, including my older one. As an auto install cab

I want that CAB!! I have not installed the iphone layout on pcm, playing with your skin on it, will the cab auto install the new layout you have above?
28th December 2007, 04:15 PM |#8  
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yes, everything will be installed. There is a cab file in my rom thread that will install the skin and layout of the kb I made.
28th December 2007, 04:20 PM |#9  
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Originally Posted by kin0kin

yes, everything will be installed. There is a cab file in my rom thread that will install the skin and layout of the kb I made.

I have that cab installed (from the Rom thread) is there an option to put the keyboard into the iphone layout (ie make the letters bigger and get rid of the numbers)?
28th December 2007, 11:33 PM |#10  
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Touch skins and layouts collection
All in one package


5R-wwe-sym layout + 5R-WWE skin



4R-wwe layout + 4R-qwerty skin



Eng iphone15 layout + 4R-XL-sym skin


Code:
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*This cab will install the following layout and skins*
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Layouts
- Eng iphone15 (2manyphones)
- 5R-wwe-sym (kin0kin)
- 5R-wwe (kin0kin)
- 4R-wwe (kin0kin)

Skins (kin0kin)
- 4R-qwerty
- 4R-XL-123
- 4R-XL-sym
- 5R-WWE

Note:
5R = 5 rows
4R = 4 rows
sym (layout) = integrated symbol pad, press and hold keys to toggle symbols
sym (skins) = keyboard mode button image shows Sym
123 (skins) = keyboard mode button image shows 123
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File Type: zip PCM Keyboard Skin Colletions.zip - [Click for QR Code] (324.9 KB, 1846 views)
14th January 2008, 03:57 PM |#11  
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I love this. It's all I use now since the touch keyboard doesn't work properly on kaiser when xt9 is disabled. i like big buttons for my 1 thumb quick typing!
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