Are alternative keyboard layouts like Dvorak, Colemak, etc. better than QWERTY? [closed]

Closed. This question does not meet Stack Overflow guidelines. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Stack Overflow. Closed 7 years ago. Improve this question There are many alternative keyboards to the standard US keyboard layout (called QWERTY). Some examples include Dvorak, (and variants … Read more

Input text doesn’t show keyboard on iOS simulator

I’m building an app and I need to use an input text. The problem comes when you tap on this input text, the keyboard doesn’t appear. I don’t know why, I don’t know what I’m doing wrong. It is supposed to be straightforward. Here is some of my code: <View style={ styles.storyContentContainer }> <TextInput ref=’username’ … Read more

iPhone UIWebview: How to force a numeric keyboard? Is it possible?

I’m experimenting with PhoneGap to develop some iPhone apps. PhoneGap basically wraps a UIWebView – it works well. The problem is the my app has several input fields that only take numeric input. I really need to force the numeric keypad instead of accepting the default standard keyboard, which then forces the user to switch … Read more

How to get a height of a Keyboard in React-Native?

I am using React-Navigation in my app and the app consists of StackNavigator with multiple screens, some screens of which have TextInput with autoFocus={true} Problem: on these screens when the component renders, the height of the screen is being set in the constructor: constructor(props) { super(props); this.state = { height: Dimensions.get(‘window’).height, }; } But, since … Read more

Dismissing the keyboard in a UIScrollView

Alright, I have a couple of UITextFields and UITextViews inside a UIScrollView, and I’d like to set the keyboard to disappear whenever the scrollview is touched or scrolled (except when you touch down inside the text field/view, of course). My current attempt at doing this is replacing the UIScrollView with a subclass, and setting it … Read more