Bug 23815 - Certain keys don't work from the keyboard to the Player
Summary: Certain keys don't work from the keyboard to the Player
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Android Player
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Player ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-10-14 10:01 UTC by dwesty
Modified: 2015-10-23 03:28 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description dwesty 2014-10-14 10:01:36 UTC
": _ / " keys dont work from Mac keyboard to the device. Letters and numbers work fine but special keys have issues.
Comment 1 Will Schaller 2014-12-16 12:03:56 UTC
This is fixed in master, will be in the next update- it will also require updated devices to be downloaded.
Comment 2 Will Schaller 2015-02-24 11:56:34 UTC
Fixed with new image updates available now
Comment 3 dwesty 2015-03-05 10:24:59 UTC
Updated play.... same issue  ": /" do not work in player
Comment 4 Patrick Lind 2015-06-11 10:58:51 UTC
Just installed Xamarin Android Player 0.3.7 on Mac and can confirm that ':' and '/' characters do not work.
Comment 5 Mark Simpson 2015-07-10 07:57:57 UTC
Do you have the latest devices images installed as well? I've just been testing 0.3.7 on Mac, with fresh downloads of the Nexus 4 (KitKat), (Lollipop) and (Jelly Bean) images. I cannot replicate this issue.
Can you ensure you are using the updated device images and confirm the system language and keyboard layout you are using.
Comment 6 dwesty 2015-07-13 17:08:19 UTC
removed the app and reinstalled the player and downloaded a fresh Nexus 4(Lollipop) issue persists.
Comment 7 Mark Simpson 2015-07-20 07:06:17 UTC
Can you please retest in the latest version (, if it still does not work - can you let me know what language and regional settings your system is set to.
Comment 8 dwesty 2015-07-20 10:47:16 UTC
just updated to 4.4. Also deleted and downloaded the image for the nexus 4 lollipop. Issue still persists. 

Language: English
Region: United States

Mac OS-X 10.10.3
Comment 9 Ben Brewer 2015-07-21 11:31:46 UTC
*** Bug 29407 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 10 dwesty 2015-10-22 15:58:32 UTC
Just downloaded the latest and everything seems to work as expected
Comment 11 Mark Simpson 2015-10-23 03:28:12 UTC
Marking as resolved, as per comment 10.