Ben Elliott · Jun 3, 2010 at 05:07 pm

Use Traditional Chinese in EzInput

XDA member ngn4 has finally come up with a solution to the problem of finding a decent text input method that can handle Traditional Chinese characters.

The exhaustive modifications to the popular EzInput keyboard will interpret stylus-drawn characters or will allow you to ‘type’ the characters as you would normally do on other input programs. Also included, is a button to quickly switch between Chinese and Latin (English) alphabet, so that you don’t have to trawl through the registry to make a legible post on XDA.

You can even use a word-choice list as found on the original English EzInput, to complete or correct words efficiently.

The modification works on both VGA and WVGA resolutions (although there are some problems when using VGA in landscape mode)

You can find more information on the application thread.


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