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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] Back Key events and Reality
Date Thu, 19 Apr 2012 18:38:28 GMT
I cloned a fresh repo, and what's in DroidGap.java works on this end, and
matches what I have in my working tree.  We don't have your attached
DroidGap.java, can you send it again?

On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 11:28 AM, Simon MacDonald <simon.macdonald@gmail.com
> wrote:

> When I pull the latest from incubator-cordova-android and build it into my
> app the back key does not work. I've verified this on my samsung note and
> on the emulator.
>
> Please take a look at the attached DroidGap.java file which I've added a
> few logs. When I click on the back button on the note or on the emulator I
> see these logs:
>
> 04-19 14:16:49.373: D/BackButton(390): I got an up from KEYCODE_BACK
> 04-19 14:16:49.373: D/BackButton(390): I'm doing nothing
> 04-19 14:16:49.373: D/BackPressed(390): returning false
>
> I'm not seeing the onBackPressed method being called at all. Can Joe/Fil
> try my DroidGap.java to see if they get a different set of logs?
>
> Note that the .html I'm loading has one and only one file and does not
> call 'document.addEventListener("backbutton", onBackKey, true)". It is just
> a plain vanilla .html file.
>
> Simon Mac Donald
> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 2:17 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>
>> We definitely cannot revert that commit Joe put in. Back button didn't
>> work at all (just exited) before that commit.
>>
>> Sucks that the note is broken but it works as expected on other devices
>> (as Joe points out).
>>
>> Simon can you try to debug the issue on the Note and see how the execution
>> flow differs from the other Android devices?
>>
>> On 4/19/12 10:58 AM, "Joe Bowser" <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> >OK, I just went through Mobile Spec's manual tests on the following
>> >devices:
>> >
>> >Galaxy Nexus
>> >Nexus S
>> >Motorola RAZR
>> >Samsung Galaxy S2
>> >LG Optimus One
>> >
>> >Currently, if you don't override the back button, the backPressed event
>> >fires on the keyDown.  If we override the event, the backbutton doesn't
>> >work on the keydown, but the event fires on the keyup instead.  This I
>> >think is the proper behaviour since we're intercepting the back button
>> and
>> >making it the users' responsibility to handle this event.
>> >
>> >The old method had the default behaviour for the back button (where it
>> >quits on keydown) occur, as well as the keyUp behaviour happen.  Of
>> >course,
>> >since the app is exited and is in the background whatever happens with
>> the
>> >back button at that point is moot.  The fact is that I expect the back
>> >button to work when I press it, and I don't consciously think about key
>> up
>> >or key down when I do so.  I also think that Google put it on keydown for
>> >a
>> >reason, especially since it's not really a key anymore.
>> >
>> >On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 10:48 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> You're saying that the behaviour is different on the Note? I'll run
>> >> through our device bank here, but the fact is that the Back Button
>> would
>> >> ALWAYS exit, not progress through the history but just straight up exit
>> >> regardless of where in the app you were.  What I added was backPressed
>> >> which would only exit if you were at the top of the history.  Also,
>> >> backPressed should be supported for Android versions higher than
>> Android
>> >> 2.0, and since we're only supporting 2.1+, we should have been fine.
>> >>
>> >> I'll investigate this, but honestly if it's not consistent across
>> >>devices,
>> >> what do we do then?
>> >>
>> >> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 10:26 AM, Simon MacDonald <
>> >> simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> The reason we switched to keyUp is so you could slide your finger off
>> >>>the
>> >>> up button in case you changed your mind about clicking on the back
>> >>>button.
>> >>>
>> >>> I noticed that you checked in:
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=incubator-cordova-android.git;
>> >>>a=commit;h=180696baec28d6e6b67e8bb23a5302f21bce6b79
>> >>>
>> >>> On my Samsung Galaxy Note running Android 2.3.6 the back button does
>> >>>not
>> >>> work. That is when I do not regisiter for a "backbutton" listener and
>> I
>> >>> expect that when I click the back key that my app would exit. With our
>> >>>fix
>> >>> the back button doesn't exit the app. I have to click the home button
>> >>>to
>> >>> exit.
>> >>>
>> >>> Reverting your change returns the back button behaviour to normal. So
>> >>> something is still janky. I haven't been able to test it on my phone
>> >>>as I
>> >>> can't convince it to be recognized on my laptop.
>> >>>
>> >>> Simon Mac Donald
>> >>> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 8:46 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> > Hey
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Remember this issue:
>> >>> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-367
>> >>> >
>> >>> > I'm surprised that I'm catching it now, but the Back Button is
>> really
>> >>> janky
>> >>> > on my Nexus S running 2.3.6, and I'm working on a fix now.  What
was
>> >>>the
>> >>> > reasoning behind the Back Button being on the keyUp instead of
the
>> >>> keyDown?
>> >>> > I don't remember.
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Joe
>> >>> >
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >>
>>
>>
>

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