In this video I’ll show you how to use the VKeyboard With Kivy.

It’s pretty easy to add a Keyboard to your app using VKeyboard. I’ll show you how in this video.

We’ll also write special code for the Backspace and Spacebar Button.

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Python Code:
GitHub Code:

from kivy.lang import Builder
from import MDApp
from kivy.uix.vkeyboard import VKeyboard
from kivy.uix.label import Label
from kivy.uix.gridlayout import GridLayout

class MainApp(MDApp):

	def build(self):
		self.theme_cls.theme_style = "Dark"
		self.theme_cls.primary_palette = "BlueGray"

		# Define Our Layout
		layout = GridLayout(cols=1)
		# Define Our VKeyboard
		keyboard = VKeyboard(on_key_up = self.key_up)

		self.label = Label(text="Type Something!", font_size = "20sp")


		return layout

	def key_up(self, keyboard, keycode, *args):
		if isinstance(keycode, tuple):
			keycode = keycode[1]

		# Tracking what was already in the label
		thing = self.label.text
		# Run some logic
		if thing == "Type Something!":
			thing = ''
		# Backspace
		if keycode == 'backspace':
			thing = thing[:-1]
			keycode = ''
		# Spacebar
		if keycode == 'spacebar':
			keycode = " " 

		# Update the label
		self.label.text = f'{thing}{keycode}'


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