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From Frederico Galvão <frederico.gal...@pontoget.com.br>
Subject Re: <input type=“number”> working in Chrome but not on Cordova app. Samsung device using KitKat
Date Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:54:13 GMT
You're welcome!


2014-08-29 17:42 GMT-03:00 Leonardo Martínez <leolib2004@gmail.com>:

> Awesome reply! I have modified the type to be a text type... That's fine
> for now because I am testing the app...
>
> Thank you!
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 12:15 PM, Frederico Galvão <
> frederico.galvao@pontoget.com.br> wrote:
>
> > It is a known issue on most Samsumg android devices, plus some HTC and
> some
> > other edgy cases.
> > There is no way around it to make the number input work on the default
> > software keyboard from those devices. I've done extensive research on
> > those, and unfortunately there is really no way around to make it work on
> > default keyboards. There are some alternative ways to deal with it:
> > - Ask the user to install another software keyboard, like Swiftkey;
> > - Change all input type="number" to type="text" so that everyone can
> have a
> > valid experience (but most of the users will not have the best experience
> > they could have).
> > - Make it configurable to the user somehow, so that he can switch between
> > text and number input types if he needs to (if he has a faulty device).
> >
> > The third alternative deserves a reminder: you can't change the type of
> an
> > html input after it's been created, so if you want to switch between the
> > types, you have to recreate the input altogether.
> >
> >
> > 2014-08-29 10:45 GMT-03:00 Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>:
> >
> > > I wouldn't trust Samsung to not modify Chromium either.
> > > On Aug 29, 2014 5:50 AM, "Ian Clelland" <iclelland@chromium.org>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > > It sounds like it could be a change between the system webview used
> by
> > > > Cordova (KitKat is either 30.0.0.0 or 33.0.0.0), and the webview that
> > is
> > > > part of the Chrome application (My Chrome install is at
> 36.0.1985.135).
> > > >
> > > > Plenty of time for the UI to be changed between those two versions.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 6:47 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Can you file a new issue in JIRA for it with details on the device?
> > > That
> > > > > sounds device specific.
> > > > > On Aug 28, 2014 3:45 PM, "Leonardo Martínez" <leolib2004@gmail.com
> >
> > > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > I found this weird behaviour in Cordova:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I have created two apps, one simple HTML 5 app and a Cordova
app
> > that
> > > > > runs
> > > > > > on Samsung (S5 and Tab Pro 10.1", running KitKat), that use
.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > It is weird that I can see the decimal point in the keyboard
> when I
> > > use
> > > > > the
> > > > > > WebApp (on Chrome) but it doesn't appear using the Cordova app.
> > > What's
> > > > > > going on here and who is the causer here...
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > Leonardo.
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > *Frederico Galvão*
> >
> > Diretor de Tecnologia
> >
> > PontoGet Inovação Web
> >
> >
> > ( +55(62) 8131-5720
> >
> > * www.pontoget.com.br <http://www.pontoget.com/>
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Leonardo.
>



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*Frederico Galvão*

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