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Steam desktop and Steam Deck Beta fixes up more on-screen keyboard issues

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Valve has released a fresh Steam desktop and Steam Deck Client Beta, with more fixes for the on-screen keyboard and other adjustments.

With the New Big Picture Mode being on desktop now, as continued from previous Beta releases a lot of the changes between them are similar or the same now.

Here's what's changed for desktop Steam:

  • Fixed onscreen keyboard opening on desktop and in-game when opened via controller.
  • Added up/down cursor keys to onscreen keyboard, press shift then left/right cursor to use.
  • Decreased size of the full & partial controller support icons on app portraits.
  • Added pinned notifications for new inventory items, trade offers, async game turns, moderator messages, offline chat messages, and help request replies.

And the notes for Steam Deck:

  • Fixed opening onscreen keyboard in-game causing input to no longer go to game.
  • Added up/down cursor keys to keyboard, press shift then left/right cursor to use.
  • Added option to ignore Steam Rewards on Account page if they were registered by another user on the device.
  • Decreased size of the full & partial controller support icons on app portraits.
  • Added pinned notifications for new inventory items, trade offers, async game turns, moderator messages, offline chat messages, and help request replies.

Once again though, they've copy pasted from the desktop Beta notes to Steam Deck, as the full and partial controller icons on app pictures are not on Steam Deck.

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3 comments

Anyone know if they fixed the keyboard in desktop mode? Last update, opening it made an invisible always on top box cover the screen, so you couldn't do anything.
WorMzy 17 Jan
QuoteAdded up/down cursor keys to keyboard

Fuck yeah! Copy-pasting commands in terminal to fix a typo was tedious.
NoSt 18 Jan
QuoteFixed opening onscreen keyboard in-game causing input to no longer go to game.

I'm glad they fixed this bug as it was extremely annoying, and made me avoid playing the games that require the onscreen keyboard.
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