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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-21-2012
My Device: playbook
My Carrier: n/a

Sick of the keyboard

I don't know about anybody else but I have been having a really annoying problem with the on screen keyboard. It seems like a crapshoot whenever I tap a search field or text box the keyboard blinks in and out while typing two or three times before it stays up.
Regular Contributor
Posts: 63
Registered: ‎12-05-2011
My Device: Bold 9700
My Carrier: T-Mobile

Re: Sick of the keyboard

have you tried screen recalibration?

 

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Posts: 863
Registered: ‎10-27-2010
My Device: Z30 / PlayBook 64GB
My Carrier: Virgin Mobile UK

Re: Sick of the keyboard

Any particular websites that this happens on?

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Regular Contributor
Posts: 50
Registered: ‎11-24-2011
My Device: Playbook 32GB
My Carrier: N/A

Re: Sick of the keyboard

When I first got my PB I seemed to have the same issue. What I have found is that it took me some time to touch the field correctly to activate the keyboard. I guess the PB trained me. Smiley Happy
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Posts: 2,359
Registered: ‎04-19-2011
My Device: Z10 & Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon Wireless

Re: Sick of the keyboard

I find that when i hold the pb on the sides i have problems.
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Posts: 261
Registered: ‎12-05-2011
My Device: 32gb playbook
My Carrier: shaw

Re: Sick of the keyboard

if you swipe up from the bottom left hand corner it will open/close the keyboard manually.
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Posts: 93
Registered: ‎01-07-2012
My Device: playbook
My Carrier: i am carrying it duh! ;)

Re: Sick of the keyboard

didn't know about the swipe up, cheers.

I have noticed on certain apps/sites buttons are very hard to press, this is related to the original thread issue.
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Posts: 261
Registered: ‎12-05-2011
My Device: 32gb playbook
My Carrier: shaw

Re: Sick of the keyboard

And the two top corners bring down the taskbar, but you probably already knew that.
If you hold down the shift button it activates caps lock.
If you touch the wifi symbol on the task bar then touch the waves it brings you to the wifi settings....the same goes for battery and bluetooth.

I know this is completely unrelated but some cool features none the less.