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Shows the keyboard viewer.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Window 9.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Window.ShowKeyboard" )




Returns OK or error.


Shows the keyboard viewer.
On Windows you can trigger this a second time to hide it.

See also Window.ShowCharacterPalette function.
Check Window.IsKeyboardVisible for whether the keyboard is visible.


Show keyboard:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("Window.ShowKeyboard") ]

Show character palette:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("Window.ShowCharacterPalette") ]

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This function checks for a paid license.

Created 26th September 2019, last changed 3th May 2023

Window.ShowContent - Window.ShowOverlay

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