Android Question Command to drop the popup keyboard?

Discussion in 'Android Questions' started by nypaulie, Jan 27, 2015.

  1. nypaulie

    nypaulie Active Member Licensed User

    Is there a command or code snippet to drop the keyboard once you've entered your text into a field? Is using the tablet's backup key the only way to do this?
  2. edm68

    edm68 Member Licensed User

    If you're using the IME library I think it is:
  3. Troberg

    Troberg Well-Known Member Licensed User

    A related issue: Is there any way to stop the keyboard from appearing when displaying a file dialog?

    I want the user to browse for a dir, but half the screen is used by the keyboard which is not even needed.
  4. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    @Informatix has created an alternative non-modal file dialog class. Try to use it instead.
    lemonisdead and Troberg like this.
  5. Troberg

    Troberg Well-Known Member Licensed User

    Amazing, will do!
  6. nypaulie

    nypaulie Active Member Licensed User

    I was able to get this afloat. I added this line to the "Sub Globals":
    Private IME1 As IME : IME1.Initialize ("IME1")
    Then I added a button labelled "- Hide The KeyBoard"
    Which just had this line:

    Here's a screenshot of the new baby and thanks for your help.

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    Last edited: Jan 29, 2015
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