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KMManager.addKeyboard()

Summary

The addKeyboard() method adds a keyboard into the keyboards list.

Syntax

KMManager.addKeyboard(Context context, HashMap<String, String> keyboardInfo)

Parameters

context
The context.
keyboardInfo
A dictionary of keyboard information with keys and values defined as HashMap<String key, String value>.

Returns

Returns true if the keyboard was added successfully, false otherwise.

Description

Use this method to include a keyboard in the keyboards list so that it can be selected from the keyboards menu. If the keyboard with same keyboard ID and language ID exists, it updates the existing keyboard info.

Examples

Example: Using addKeyboard()

The following script illustrate the use of addKeyboard():

    // Add a custom keyboard
    HashMap<String, String> kbInfo = new HashMap<String, String>();
    kbInfo.put(KMManager.KMKey_KeyboardID, "tamil99m");
    kbInfo.put(KMManager.KMKey_LanguageID, "ta");
    kbInfo.put(KMManager.KMKey_KeyboardName, "Tamil 99M");
    kbInfo.put(KMManager.KMKey_LanguageName, "Tamil");
    kbInfo.put(KMManager.KMKey_KeyboardVersion, "1.1");
    kbInfo.put(KMManager.KMKey_Font, "aava1.ttf");
    KMManager.addKeyboard(this, kbInfo);

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