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From Leonardo Martínez <leolib2...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: <input type=“number”> working in Chrome but not on Cordova app. Samsung device using KitKat
Date Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:42:59 GMT
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
>
>
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>
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>



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Leonardo.

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