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[iOS] secureTextEntry ignores keyboard locale #9866

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Pholey opened this Issue Sep 12, 2016 · 4 comments

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Pholey commented Sep 12, 2016

Issue Description

Due to what seems to be an iOS bug (As far as i can find people commenting on it), enabling secureTextEntry on TextInput causes the keyboard to ignore the user's locale, and instead shows english

Steps to Reproduce / Code Snippets

https://rnplay.org/apps/21qZ0A

Be sure to go to the settings of the phone and set your main language/keyboard language to something like Japanese, After it is done loading, tap between the inputs to see the difference

Expected Results

For the keyboard to use the correct locale with secureTextEntry

Additional Information

  • React Native version: 0.31.0
  • Platform(s) (iOS, Android, or both?): iOS
  • Operating System (macOS, Linux, or Windows?): macOS

Best SO solution i've found for this problem:
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6828834/selecting-language-of-the-keyboard-for-uitextfield-with-securetextentry

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charpeni commented Nov 14, 2016

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charpeni commented Nov 14, 2016

Hi there! This issue is being closed because it has been inactive for a while.

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