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From Ray Jantz <>
Subject Re: Guacamole on a Tablet
Date Wed, 14 Dec 2016 20:14:58 GMT
Hi Remco,

I'm very interested in the change you made.  Is it being included in the
regular Guacamole code base, or is it available as a patch?  If not could
give some pointers about how to go about it?



On Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 5:52 AM, Remco Klappe || Tetra <>

> I also had some complications with text input on tablets (
> Therefore i created
> a menu (see attachment) in the Guacamole Client with a keyboard icon, which
> focuses on a 1x1px input field somewhere at the bottom of the screen.
> Although it is almost the same as the default text input of Guacamole; this
> tweak fixed all of my input problems, and it doesn't scale the screen
> anymore because i got rid of the black bar at the bottom of the screen.
> You can try to do some of the same.
> ----- Oorspronkelijk bericht -----
> Van: "Steve Karam" <>
> Aan:
> Verzonden: Donderdag 8 december 2016 21:40:39
> Onderwerp: Re: Guacamole on a Tablet
> Hi Ray,
> With text input, Guacamole won’t really know whether the keyboard is
> needed or not at any particular time. There’s an input box, therefore the
> keyboard is there.
> I haven’t tried on an Android tablet, but on an iPad I will hide the
> keyboard when I don’t need it and it stays hidden until I tap the left
> corner of the input box at the bottom. I’m not sure why this isn’t
> happening for you on Android.
> > On Dec 8, 2016, at 3:25 PM, Ray Jantz <> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am trying out Guacamole on an Android tablet and tried both input
> modes - text input and on-screen keyboard.  With text input, the Android
> on-screen keyboard pops up every time I touch the screen, even when there's
> no active input field, so that makes it practically un-useable.  With the
> Guacamole on-screen keyboard, I find the keys are too small to type
> reliably.  Is there something I'm overlooking in  configuring Guacamole for
> a mobile device or is better support planned for the future?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Ray

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