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Provide better access to keyboard mappings
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Description

To use input methods you need to know the mapping, and there is not easy way to find it. This affects adoption for first-time users.

It can be solved by implementing some of the following aids:

  • For the IME menu, include an option to "show/hide keyboard" (or show/hide mapping) next to the input method that provides an overlay with the appropriate mapping (if it is interactive, it is a keyboard, but it may be just informative). See the Bolnagri option at http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/File:ULS_Editing.png

Version: master
Severity: normal
Whiteboard: ux
See Also:
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=46660

Details

Reference
bz42373

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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Normal.Nov 22 2014, 12:53 AM
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Change 73403 had a related patch set uploaded by Nikerabbit:
Help links for input settings

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/73403

Change 73403 merged by jenkins-bot:
Help links for input settings

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/73403