mic_888 · Sep 12, 2010 at 12:00 pm

ZoomKey Soft Input Panel for Windows Mobile

There are a few keyboard options around for Windows Mobile devices, but there are limited options that make it easier for you to use on smaller screens.

ZoomKey developed by XDA forum member pmprog is intended to make the keyboard easier for use with thumbs/fingers on the smaller screens, by combining two keys together.

Once you press on one of the ‘dual keys’, it will zoom in. Whilst your finger is still on the key, slide it to the left side or the right side of the enlarged key.  When you lift your finger it will enter the key that your finger was on.

ZoomKey SIP is currently in alpha, and hence there may be bugs.  The dev is intending to add an option to set the custom height for the SIP area, so if you use a WQVGA device, you can allocate more space to the SIP.

Other future development options include multiple skin support, multiple character set support, and tap to zoom.

For more information and to download the alpha, visit the application thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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