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From Carlos Santana <csantan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: <input type=“number”> working in Chrome but not on Cordova app. Samsung device using KitKat
Date Tue, 02 Sep 2014 03:44:33 GMT
Thanks Frederico for your awesome answer on this, do you have a blacklist
of devices that you know about?


On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 4:54 PM, Frederico Galvão <
frederico.galvao@pontoget.com.br> wrote:

> 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.
> >
>
>
>
> --
>
> *Frederico Galvão*
>
> Diretor de Tecnologia
>
> PontoGet Inovação Web
>
>
> ( +55(62) 8131-5720
>
> * www.pontoget.com.br <http://www.pontoget.com/>
>



-- 
Carlos Santana
<csantana23@gmail.com>

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