This IME guide document is only compatible with apps from up to 2015.
Don't use this IME for new launching app targetting Orsay.
IME(Input Method Editor) provides controller for users to type texts and is controlled by remote controller and/or voice. There are two types of IME, number keypad and qwerty keypad, and both support XT9(automatic text predicting and correcting system). IME supports three different kinds of input methods which are “Four-directional Focus Moving Method”, “Pointing Method” and “Using Keyboard”. It also supports four types of input, “General Text Input”, “Password input”, “English only input” and “Numbers only input”. If you need more information about IME, you can refer to Text Input in UX Guideline.
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Troubleshooting common problems with IME module
This tutorial demonstrates adding text input capability to an application by using the Chinese Input Method Editor (Chinese IME) feature of the Application Manager.This feature allows the input of text characters using only the numeric keys available on the remote control. In this tutorial, a sample application is created with a text input box and a password input box, and user input with a virtual keyboard display is enabled. This tutorial focuses on adding Chinese IME support to a page layout.
Tutorial: Using IME (Input Method Editor)
The following tutorial demonstrates how to enable text input: how to create a basic application, and how to add the IME feature to the application for entering text in the input boxes, how to control the IME functions provided by the IME common module.