2.4. Using the On-Screen Keyboard

To display the on-screen keyboard, do either of the following:

2.4.1. iPad Keyboard Extensions

To provide enhanced support for keyboard input during a session, some additional keys have been added to the iPad on-screen keyboard.

The additional keys are at the top of the on-screen keyboard, as shown in Figure 2.7, “Additional iPad Keys for Oracle Virtual Desktop Client”.

Figure 2.7. Additional iPad Keys for Oracle Virtual Desktop Client

Screen Capture of Additional iPad Keys for Oracle Virtual Desktop Client

The following table lists the additional keys.

Key

Description

ctrl

Control

alt

Alt

shift

Shift

esc

Escape

del

Delete

tab

Tab

fn

Function keys.

A list of options enables you to select a function key, from F1 to F12.

ext

Extra keys.

A list of options enables you to select from the following extra keys: Insert, Home, End, Page Up, Page Down.

cursor

Cursor keys.

A list of options enables you to select from the following cursor keys: Left, Right, Up, Down.

2.4.1.1. Using the Additional Keys

  1. Display the on-screen keyboard.

  2. Tap the required key strokes.

    You can use the additional keys in combination with the normal keys.

    For example, to type Control-C, tap the ctrl key. After it turns blue, then tap the C key.

    See your iPad documentation for more information about using the on-screen keyboard.

2.4.2. Changing the Keyboard Language

See Section 3.3, “Changing the Keyboard Language” for details of how to change the language for the on-screen keyboard.