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Florence Virtual Keyboard

Florence Virtual Keyboard

Florence is an open source extensible scalable virtual keyboard for GNOME. You need this software if you are unable to use a real hardware keyboard, for example because you are disabled, your keyboard is broken or because you use a tablet PC, but you need to be able to use a pointing device (such as a mouse, a trackball, a touchscreen or opengazer).

Florence is primarily intended to be used with the GNOME desktop, although it can be used on any desktop environment.

 Florence 0.6.2

Price
Free to download

Size
1.0MB
License

GNU GPL v2

Developer
François Agrech and others

Website
florence.sourceforge.net

System Requirements
gtk+ 2.10 or higher
libgconf
libglage
libxml
cairo
librsvg
intltool
gstreamer
gettest


Optional:
cspi
gnome-doc-utils
libnotify
libxtst
libpanelapplet

Support:
Documentation, FAQ, Tips

Selected Reviews:
makeuseof

Features include:

  • Easy to use and intuitive
  • 4 different input methods
    • Mouse which is adapted for mouse/trackpad input
    • Touch method which is adapted for touch screen input
    • Timer-based auto-click input method which is used if the user cannot use a button
    • Ramble method
  • Auto-hide mode
  • Transpency
  • Run Florence as an applet
  • Highly configurable

Florence in action

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