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Developer
Developer
Posts: 324
Registered: ‎05-26-2009
My Device: Not Specified

OS6.0 - both touch and keyboard - compatibility mode - minimum JDE version to compiile.

Hi,

 

Are there any guidelines for what is the minimum JDE version that should be used to compile apps intended to run on BB OS 6.0?

 

I am asking this because 9800 has a touch screen as well as a qwerty keyboard.

 

I'd really appreciate a response.

 

Thanks,

 

--MB

Developer
Posts: 1,807
Registered: ‎04-28-2009
My Device: Z10 (STL100-4)-10.3.2.858, Z10 (STL100-3)-10.3.1.2576, Z30 (STA100-5)-10.3.1.2582, Passport (SQW100-1)-10.3.1.2576, PlayBook (16GB)-2.1.0.1917
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: OS6.0 - both touch and keyboard - compatibility mode - minimum JDE version to compile.

I doubt it. The Storm could still run apps from 4.2, it ran them in compatibility mode. The 9800 will probably do the same thing but instead of a virtual keyboard it will use the physical keyboard.

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Posts: 1,123
Registered: ‎02-10-2009
My Device: 8130 / 8350 / 9530 / 9550 / 9850 / PlayBook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: OS6.0 - both touch and keyboard - compatibility mode - minimum JDE version to compile.

I agree, the bigest issue I see is if both input methods are active when the keyboard is out, or does the keyboard have priority.

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Registered: ‎06-08-2010
My Device: iPhone 4 - Sorry RIM
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: OS6.0 - both touch and keyboard - compatibility mode - minimum JDE version to compile.

I too am interested in this, as I am just finishing up a v5 project.  I will undoubtedly have to modify it to work well on devices with touch and keyboard, especially since I have no idea what it will do to things like: VirtualKeyboard.isSupported()

Developer
Posts: 1,807
Registered: ‎04-28-2009
My Device: Z10 (STL100-4)-10.3.2.858, Z10 (STL100-3)-10.3.1.2576, Z30 (STA100-5)-10.3.1.2582, Passport (SQW100-1)-10.3.1.2576, PlayBook (16GB)-2.1.0.1917
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: OS6.0 - both touch and keyboard - compatibility mode - minimum JDE version to compile.

I don't think there is a VirtualKeyboard on the 9800. I haven't had a lot of time playing around with the 9800 simulator but you can't "close" the keyboard so I don't know how to test if there is a VirtualKeyboard or not.

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Posts: 324
Registered: ‎05-26-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: OS6.0 - both touch and keyboard - compatibility mode - minimum JDE version to compile.

I just saw the video demo at crackberry. And I can see the virtual keyboard.

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Posts: 1,123
Registered: ‎02-10-2009
My Device: 8130 / 8350 / 9530 / 9550 / 9850 / PlayBook
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Re: OS6.0 - both touch and keyboard - compatibility mode - minimum JDE version to compile.

There is a virtual keyboard that is shown in this youtube video of an actual device.

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Registered: ‎04-28-2009
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Re: OS6.0 - both touch and keyboard - compatibility mode - minimum JDE version to compile.

Yes I saw a picture of one a little bit ago.

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Posts: 41
Registered: ‎09-28-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: OS6.0 - both touch and keyboard - compatibility mode - minimum JDE version to compile.

You can close and optn the virtual keyboard on the 9800 simulator via menu item Simulate->Open Slider

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Posts: 1,807
Registered: ‎04-28-2009
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Re: OS6.0 - both touch and keyboard - compatibility mode - minimum JDE version to compile.

Thanks, I see it now.

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