ITfFnGetPreferredTouchKeyboardLayout::GetLayout method (ctffunc.h)

Obtains the touch keyboard layout identifier of the layout that the IME directs the touch keyboard to show while the IME is active.

Syntax

HRESULT GetLayout(
  [out] TKBLayoutType *pTKBLayoutType,
  [out] WORD          *pwPreferredLayoutId
);

Parameters

[out] pTKBLayoutType

Pointer to a TKBLayoutType enumeration that receives the layout type.

[out] pwPreferredLayoutId

Pointer to a WORD value that receives the layout identifier.

Return value

The touch keyboard always expects S_OK.

Remarks

TKBLayoutType is an enumeration with the following values.

TKBLT_UNDEFINED Undefined.
TKBLT_CLASSIC The touch keyboard is to use a classic layout.

Classic layouts represent the legacy layouts of physical keyboards.

TKBLT_OPTIMIZED The touch keyboard is to use a touch-optimized layout.

Touch-optimized layouts have been specifically designed with touch in mind.

 

The layout identifiers returned by this API must be one from the following list. Each identifier is specific to a certain language, and these are all specific to the touch keyboard. There is no way to request support for other layouts, or to add new touch optimized layouts dynamically.

Layout Definition Value Supported Input Language
TKBL_UNDEFINED 0 n/a
TKBL_CLASSIC_TRADITIONAL_CHINESE_PHONETIC 0x0404 CHT
TKBL_CLASSIC_TRADITIONAL_CHINESE_CHANGJIE 0xF042 CHT
TKBL_CLASSIC_TRADITIONAL_CHINESE_DAYI 0xF043 CHT
TKBL_OPT_JAPANESE_ABC 0x0411 JPN
TKBL_OPT_KOREAN_HANGUL_2_BULSIK 0x0412 KOR
TKBL_OPT_SIMPLIFIED_CHINESE_PINYIN 0x0804 CHS
TKBL_OPT_TRADITIONAL_CHINESE_PHONETIC 0x0404 CHT

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 8 [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2012 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header ctffunc.h

See also

ITfFnGetPreferredTouchKeyboardLayout