Disable the Search Button?

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  1. estochin
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    Is there a way to disable the Search Button at the bottom right corner of the Droid? I hit this button all the time when I pick up my phone. I'd rather access this service by an icon.
    Thanks in advance.
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    I'd love to know this too... but I'd like the one on the slide-out keyboard disabling.. I seem to hit it a lot when trying to press the ALT button (my fingers aren't big and chunk by any stretch of the imagination).
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    :icon_ banana: This is why I love this forum. I find out that I'm not completely dysfunctional because others have the same problem as I do.
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    Don't think it's possible natively from the phone itself, others may know if an app exists for this.
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    I know it's possible to assign the handcent quick compose as the default button press. I'm sure you can make a app to do nothing and assign it to the button.
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    Someone? anyone? that button is so useless, I never find myself using it but often accidentally hitting it on manyyyy occasions.
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    I will probably learn java and write an app for that tonight. Just wait.
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    Yeah....You do that...:icon_ banana:
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    So... where's that app you promised?

    Though really, I guess all you'd have to do is put this in the onCreate() block:

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    finish();
    break;
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    No need to be such an ass about it. I'm currently trying to learn java. It isn't easy.
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    Surely you're not suggesting I'm being an ass. If that were the case, I would've stopped at the ?, and not gone on to suggest a possible approach.
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    i use the long press on that button for voice nav and search
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    Anyone come up with a solution for this? This button has become tiresome...
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