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I'm making an installation using Android (Bliss Os).

For getting the recognizable android keyboard that everybody knows I installed GBoard. Everything worked fine except that my keyboard misses half the most left line of letters.

Does anybody have any experience with this problem? I already tried using a different display but this didn't help.

Also tried installing swiftkey. But this also had the same problem. They do have a functionality to rescale the keyboard but this is a dirty fix for my problem..

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Sorry for the bad picture quality, I do not have the buttons on this elo touch display to take a screenshot.

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  • Do other applications get cut off on the left side as well or is just the keyboard?
    – LearnIT
    Feb 5, 2020 at 16:41
  • Just the keyboard
    – Roel
    Feb 5, 2020 at 16:42
  • I'm not knowledge about GBoard, but is it possible there are variants for various aspect ratios?
    – LearnIT
    Feb 5, 2020 at 16:45
  • Gboard is the standard google key board: play.google.com/store/apps/…
    – Roel
    Feb 5, 2020 at 16:54
  • gboard has resize option. unfortunately only in portrait mode i.stack.imgur.com/GhRVq.png
    – alecxs
    Feb 7, 2020 at 3:18

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I fixed this by disabling and re enabling the application that was forcing my device in portrait mode.

The application I was using was "Set orientation" V1.1.4 from package com.googlecode.eyesfree.setorientation.

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  • Can we know which application was it that was forcing the portrait mode? How did you find it out?
    – Firelord
    Feb 6, 2020 at 12:18
  • @Firelord I found out by asking myself all variables that influence the display resolution. Orientation also influences this. Probably something has gone wrong with the application because you would think it would also reset at reboot (this was not the case).
    – Roel
    Feb 6, 2020 at 13:05

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