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physical keyboard is qwerty on an azerty asus transformer, only in firefox

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on an azerty asus transformer (Belgian model), the physical keyboard behaves in firefox as a qwerty keyboard regardless of the locale.

This only happens on firefox, and the virtual keyboard behaves normally.

Is there something that I should configure ?

Thanks, -- Rémi

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Hey Rémi

Thanks for reporting this. There is currently an open bug investigating this issue. I'm not sure if there's a workaround at the moment. It would be best to follow activity in the bug report if one is posted.

Thanks, Aaron

Modified by AaronMT

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thanks, just added myself to the cc list in the bug report.

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Just one more detail. Like the person in the Korean keyboard bug report said, the on-screen Android keyboard is language-specific. Also:

When the physical keyboard is connected and we open a field for editing, we get a small icon on the status bar with an on/off toggle for the asus keyboard, to allow one to use the android one without disconnecting the former. And when I do that, I do get the android keyboard on the screen, it is AZERTY, but the Asus physical keyboard is still active and IS working as AZERTY this time.

This could be considered as a workaround, were it not for the android keyboard eating up about half of the screen.

Modified by neofit