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      CommentAuthormarcoiac
    • CommentTimeAug 11th 2011
     
    I just updated to Daedalus 1.1 but I can't figure out how to customize the extra keyboard row. Any tip?
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      CommentAuthorfehnman
    • CommentTimeAug 11th 2011
     

    Tap'n'hold on any key. Then either just tap on a character in the popover or hit "edit" and add new characters.

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      CommentAuthorniklas
    • CommentTimeAug 13th 2011 edited
     
    Hey, this button row turned out to be a very useful addition!
    I soon realized that I can configure it to quickly insert my paragraph tags from Ulysses, which made me quite happy. (And the two-finger tap to move the insertion point one word is great!)

    One small suggestion: I would prefer if the alternative actions that pop up when holding the buttons were individually configurable. That would allow grouping of commands/triggers/characters in (own) logical groups, and it would make room for many more such characters. How about it?
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      CommentAuthorfehnman
    • CommentTimeAug 13th 2011
     

    I would prefer if the alternative actions that pop up when holding the buttons were individually configurable.

    We currently have two groups: Left. Right. The idea being that one might want start/end stuff like (abc), **abc** separated from single character inserts, such as *, # etc.

    This already poses some problems when trying to "move" a character from the left side to the right, and I can only imagine it getting even more confusing if every button had its own set of alternate chars. For one, you'd need to setup every button, and you might loose chars if you dleted a button…

    But maybe I misunderstood your request. :)

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      CommentAuthorniklas
    • CommentTimeAug 14th 2011
     
    Hm, no I don't think you misunderstood...

    I suppose I am a tweaker. I personally wouldn't mind the problems you mentioned, for the benefit of being able to customize the bar to suit my specific needs. But I may well be in a minority among your users here.

    Still, I must say that it does feel a bit funny somehow to have the same alternative actions popping up from alla buttons (well all buttons on one "side" on the bar anyway).

    In any case, it works, and it works well. I'll adapt. But perhaps you can keep this in the back of your heads as you are going forward...?

    Best, Niklas
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      CommentAuthorfehnman
    • CommentTimeAug 20th 2011
     

    Hm. You'd need to remember which alternative characters sit beneath which key. We'll think about it, as it would greatly enhance the number of alternative characters quickly available, but don't count on it. :)

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      CommentAuthorRob
    • CommentTimeMay 19th 2012
     
    Hi. I bought Daedalus because I was told it has a individual customizable keyboard, but unfortunatly this was wrong. As a German I would really need Ä, Ö, ü and ß in the Keyboard row. The others are not important for me. Is there a chance I can get those? And what about cool navigation buttons that other Apps have?
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      CommentAuthorniklas
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2012
     
    But why would you need Ä, Ö etc in the keyboard row? Why not use a German keyboard layout?
    (in case you don't know, you add keyboards in the global prefs)
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      CommentAuthorRob
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2012
     
    Do you mean the iOS keyboard? It really slows you down, if you have to press "o" long and then choose "ö". There are custom keyboards that have it ready, making workflow easier.
    Or are you referring to a german layout within Daedalus? I cannot find that.
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      CommentAuthordirk
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2012 edited
     
    On the German iPad keyboard, you can also just swipe up on a/o/u/s to get ä/ö/ü/ß, same for capital letters. This takes about the same time as just typing a/o/u/s and less time than moving your finger to the additional keyboard row. Took me a while to notice that, but now I always try the same on regular keyboards ;)

    If you still want to have ä/ö/ü/ß on the additional keyboard row, you can simply modify the keys: Tap and hold any of the additional keys, then choose New, then enter the desired letter as Start, save (Done), then select it from the list to apply it for the currently selected button. Use the + buttons in the middle of the keyboard row to add more buttons.

    And about navigation buttons: Try tapping in the margins to the left and right of the text with one or two fingers – in my opinion a much better way to navigate through the text than buttons :)
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      CommentAuthorRob
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2012
     
    Nein! How cool is this? I never knew about this swiping thing. This makes it so much easier!
    But anyway: the modifying of keys doesn't work like it should. I cannot type in a desired key. I can only select one of the few given symbols.
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      CommentAuthordirk
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2012
     
    To select any of the given symbols, you need to tap the arrow. If you don't do that but tap inside the blank area to the left of the arrow, entering anything should work.
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      CommentAuthorRob
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2012
     
    Ok, thanks, now I got it! This took me quite a time now. I didn't realize, there was space left of the arrow.
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      CommentAuthorglaubersp
    • CommentTimeJun 23rd 2012
     
    I'd like to suggest that one of those initial files should contain this information on how to configure those symbols and also explaining the function of the right and the left group of chars. I thought it was not possible to edit those keys until I found this post and I was almost giving up using daedalus because I could not configure the keys to better support markdown editing.
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      CommentAuthorgoetz
    • CommentTimeJun 24th 2012
     

    Thanks for the heads-up! If all goes well, we'll add some information about the button row in the tutorial sheets.