React Native use MC33 keyboard

Hello,

I develop an react-native android application for different Zebra Scanners and normal smartphones.
On the MC33 I have problems using the hardware keyboard of the Scanner.
Normally when I press a button multiple times the available letters from this button switch until the right one is picked.
In react-native however it always just picks the first letter.
Also I don't see a way to use the "enter" or other buttons.
Is there a way to use the typing correctly in an app without building it completely new?

Kind regards

Darryn Campbell
Could you not use the

Could you not use the standard software keyboard?  The same as your application must work on normal smartphones.  For anything other than numerical or occasional alphanumeric the hardware keyboard you describe does not seem suited anyway.  

I'm not sure why the hardware keyboard would behave differently with React Native controls, I have not heard of that before I'm afraid (not since we moved to Android, anyway). 

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Axel Krueger
Yes the software keyboard is

Yes the software keyboard is working cross device as planned.
I also see your point that the hardware keyboard is not suited a lot of the time, I myself always use the software keyboard.
But a lot of the customers (especially the ones wearing gloves) want to use the hardware keyboard. Since they already own these scanners I can understand their wish.
Is it possible for you to test this scenario on an MC33?

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Darryn Campbell
Sorry but I do not have the

Sorry but I do not have the hardware to investigate further.  You may want to contact our support organization for additional support or somebody else on this forum may be able to help further. 

The MC3300 is available with a range of different keyboards (29, 38 or 47 key), though I appreciate you have already purchased the hardware at this point you may wish to speak with your reseller if frequent text entry using the hardware keyboard is a frequent use case of your users.

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