1. kushiechad's Avatar
    How do you type for instance Hebrew on a Passport that has a Latin keyboard? On the Z10 you have a virtual keyboard that can be swiched between installed languages. For example I can switch between English and Hebrew keyboards with a single touch of a virtual button on my z10.

    Posted via CB10
    10-02-14 08:24 AM
  2. imcurved's Avatar
    Same idea on the Passport.

    Using Z10, wanting Z30, eyeing Windermere
    10-02-14 09:50 AM
  3. jonty12's Avatar
    Same idea on the Passport.

    Using Z10, wanting Z30, eyeing Windermere
    I would imagine but with mapping like it handles symbols. So in other words, a virtual keyboard appears above the physical that maps, in this case hebrew, letters to the physical keys and you would press the corresponding key.

    So, if typing an "א" you would hit the language key, then a "mapped" hebrew keypad would appear above the physical one that would tell you that "א" corresponds to the physical "t" key.
    10-02-14 09:59 AM
  4. tlegend2012's Avatar
    Same idea on the Passport.

    Using Z10, wanting Z30, eyeing Windermere
    I don't think so.. I haven't figured it out yet.
    10-02-14 10:06 AM
  5. jeCustoms's Avatar
    i believe it would be done as usual with russian keyboard- just printed/laser engraved on the keys
    Typing in another language on the Passport-q10-rostest-622x387.jpg
    10-02-14 10:12 AM
  6. kushiechad's Avatar
    I was at a BlackBerry event today and it was not clear how this behaves on a Passport. Someone even added a Cyrillic based language to their passport and switched to it but no virtual keyboard or character mapping appeared above the physical keyboard. Instead if you typed on the physical keyboard it produced some of the Cyrillic characters with word suggestions appearing but you didn't have the faintest idea what key mapped to what. Surely there's a need to be able to switch between, for instance English and a non Latin based language. This is a no brainer on the touch based BlackBerry 10 devices.

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    10-02-14 10:48 AM
  7. jonty12's Avatar
    Seems they didn't think of everything. I think they had a similar issue with the Q10 for Hebrew. I remember someone on here asking about a Hebrew keyboard for the Q10. Couldn't find one. BlackBerry had no answers either.
    10-02-14 11:22 AM
  8. W1ck3D86's Avatar
    What about Thai or chinese

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    10-02-14 11:36 AM
  9. kushiechad's Avatar
    Exactly there's plenty of screen real estate on the Passport just implement a virtual keyboard with support for the appropriate language characters. This is a show stopper for me I'll stick with my good old Z10 thank you very much.

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    10-02-14 12:15 PM
  10. chern's Avatar
    so if I'm using two language inputs, e.i. English/Spanish...how would I get the "" and others like: , , , and . swiping on keyboard? does the os automatically show it up on the digital row?

    if anybody spots a video on YouTube, please share the link.

    thanks.

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    10-02-14 02:17 PM
  11. nico2004's Avatar
    I have set up 4 languages on my keyboard English, french, Italian and spanish I use all for of them pretty much every day without any issues or concerns

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    10-02-14 02:21 PM
  12. W1ck3D86's Avatar
    Cause they don't use other language characters like Chinese, thai, russian....how does your passport handle that?

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    10-02-14 03:25 PM
  13. hoopitz's Avatar
    Since the keypad is touch sensitive, it would be a nice addition if you could draw the characters on there.
    10-02-14 03:30 PM
  14. imcurved's Avatar
    I don't think so.. I haven't figured it out yet.
    ???

    Typing in another language on the Passport-img_20141009_193211.png

    Using PP and Z10
    10-09-14 09:32 PM
  15. imcurved's Avatar
    Since the keypad is touch sensitive, it would be a nice addition if you could draw the characters on there.

    Typing in another language on the Passport-img_20141009_193525.png

    Using PP and Z10
    10-09-14 09:36 PM
  16. imcurved's Avatar
    ?
    Typing in another language on the Passport-img_20141009_193740.png

    Using PP and Z10
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    10-09-14 09:38 PM
  17. GeorgeHS's Avatar
    A virtual appearence of other non-latin keyboards (for example above the characters on the symbol picker) when choosing the corresponding language (e.g. Hebrew) would be great for easier typing characters. Thanks to the BB Company would be certain!
    10-12-14 01:31 PM
  18. jeCustoms's Avatar
    cyrillic (russian) keyboard on bb pp
    Typing in another language on the Passport-08.jpg
    10-19-14 12:21 PM

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