Opened 12 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

#3887 closed defect (fixed)

Can't use OSK in Activity/Description toolbar text input

Reported by: garycmartin Owned by: erikos
Priority: Urgent Milestone:
Component: Sugar Version: 0.97.x
Severity: Major Keywords: olpc-test-passed
Cc: erikos Distribution/OS: Unspecified
Bug Status: Assigned


The Maliit OSK can not be used in an Activities Description toolbar text input widget as it is a 'non-sticky' palette that closes as soon as the 'cursor' moves out side of it. As soon as you start typing in the OSK, the 'cursor' leaves the palette and it closes (screen shot attached).

Steps to reproduce (with Maliit installed):
1) in any Activity (e.g. Terminal)
2) open the Activity secondary toolbar
3) tap/click the Description icon to reveal the palette
4) tap/click inside the input widget, the OSK should reveal
5) try to type using the OSK


  • The Description palette closes after the first character is typed on the OSK


  • The palette should stay open as you type on the OSK

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Change History (7)

Changed 12 years ago by garycmartin

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by erikos

  • Bug Status changed from Unconfirmed to Assigned
  • Severity changed from Unspecified to Major
  • Version changed from Unspecified to 0.97.x

Thanks for filing Gary, how would yo want to solve that UI wise?

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by erikos

  • Priority changed from Unspecified by Maintainer to Urgent

Ok, we just agreed to make this Palette similar as the subtoolbar: you can hover over it and it goes away automatically and you can lock it and it stays (touch case). This is indicated by the arrow as with the subtoolbars.

see as well #4006 for the same issue.

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by erikos

  • Keywords blocked by #4008 added

comment:4 Changed 11 years ago by erikos

  • Keywords olpc-test-pending added; blocked by #4008 removed
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

Has been fixed with #4008

comment:5 Changed 11 years ago by greenfeld

  • Keywords olpc-test-passed added; olpc-test-pending removed

This works in OLPC 13.1.0 os20/Sugar 0.98.2.

comment:6 Changed 11 years ago by dnarvaez

  • Milestone 0.98 deleted

Milestone 0.98 deleted

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