Cantonese keyboard is an implementation of soft keyboard for the Google Android mobile operation system. It provides an interface for the entering of traditional and simplified Chinese characters on Android devices, by means of the Hong Kong Government Cantonese Romanisation convention (香港政府粵語拼音) and English-Chinese dictionary look up.
Version 0.5.2 of the Cantonese keyboard for Android is available for download on the Android Market Tools category for free. This is a testing version and will expire on 1 February 2011.
4 new keyboard layouts: Normal key with number, Tall key, Double tap pair-key with number, Long press pair-key with number. Total 8 choices.
Options to swop symbol keyboards display order.
Smart punctuations. Auto switching of full width punctuation after Chinese characters.
Dedicated full stop and comma keys for the Normal key keyboard layout.
Minor performance turning.
Clear the candidates bar after sending message in Gtalk app.
Work around to prevent 'y', 'u', 't', 'o' and 'p' keys returning 'i' for the Big key keyboard layout on Android 2.2.
Fix the Cap lock and Alt lock of hardware keyboard.
The keyboard will be disabled and be replaced by the default IME when external storage is remounted or the machine is rebooted, if it is moved to the external storage on Android 2.2. This is the limitation of the Android 2.2. The issue can be prevented by moving the keyboard back to the internal memory.
All features, terms and conditions of the previous version 0.5.1 apply.