/**
     * Hides the soft keyboard
     */
    public void hideSoftKeyboard() {
        if(getCurrentFocus()!=null) {
            InputMethodManager inputMethodManager = (InputMethodManager) getSystemService(INPUT_METHOD_SERVICE);
            inputMethodManager.hideSoftInputFromWindow(getCurrentFocus().getWindowToken(), 0);
        }
    }

    /**
     * Shows the soft keyboard
     */
    public void showSoftKeyboard(View view) {
        InputMethodManager inputMethodManager = (InputMethodManager) getSystemService(INPUT_METHOD_SERVICE);
        view.requestFocus();
        inputMethodManager.showSoftInput(view, 0);
    }