This publication describes techniques for triggering changes to the display of an on-screen keyboard on a display screen of a mobile device, for example, a foldable mobile device or tablet. The foldable mobile device can be operated via the main display screen with two hands and the mobile device open flat. A user may desire to quickly switch handedness of an on-screen keyboard displayed on the display screen between left side and right side of the display screen. The techniques allow a user to provide input that triggers the mobile device to reposition the on-screen keyboard for one-handed typing operation on either side of the display screen of the mobile device. The user may utilize a summon command that corresponds to a gesture detected on the opposite side of the display screen to trigger repositioning of the on-screen keyboard. The user may utilize a pass command that corresponds to a gesture detected on the same side of the display screen to trigger repositioning of the on-screen keyboard. The user may adjust the height of the on-screen keyboard, adjust the width of the on-screen keyboard, or choose to duplicate the on-screen keyboard on both the left-hand side and the right-hand side of the mobile device.
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Pittman, Adrian and Zhu, Yuqing, "Switching Handedness of One-Handed Typing Operation of an On-Screen Keyboard", Technical Disclosure Commons, (June 29, 2020)