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  1. Keyboard sound.

    Please add an IPhone theme. Also the typewriter sound is boring. I like the iPhone or Samsung sound better. Please add a feature to select between different sounds. Maybe you could create a store for keyboard sounds.

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    • Type symbols above the numbers on a standard keyboard by hitting the shift key.

      You should be able to type symbols by pressing the shift key and the corresponding number like you do on a physical keyboard. There should be an option to make the layout of symbols and numbers identical to that of a physical keyboard. Currently it is very hard to type the complex passwords containing symbols you can type on a physical keyboard.

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        0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        • Adding Vietnamese keyboard for iOS with these features

          I used swiftkey on my Samsung Galaxy note 2 and loved it. I wish you guys would add the numbers 1-9 and 0 to the top of the keyboard like how keyboards for computers are. The Samsung keyboard does this. Can you add Vietnamese to swype for iOS so I can buy your product and/or donate? And when you add Vietnamese, can you make it so when you type out the word you are trying to type, it shows a list of all the words spelled that way but using different symbols/markings/telex on top of the keyboard. When you swype…

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          • Apostrophe prediction capability

            As nearly as I can tell, the word prediction function doesn't understand apostrophes. If I type I', I would expect I'm and I'll to be predicted, but this doesn't happen. Likewise we' should produce we're or we'll. This seems like an easy fix.

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            • Formatting bar on the Android version aka italics bold and underlining

              The iPhone version almost immediately got a formatting bar where they slide left from correction bar, where is ours?

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              • Dutch keyboard

                Please make the Dutch keyboard available.

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                • Allow me to dismiss auto-correction for any given word, a la the iOS system keyboard

                  This would solve a number of frustrating issues with SwiftKey, including typing URLs (google.com, not www.google.com, no one uses 'www.'; anymore), email addresses (bob.smith@gmail.com), abbreviations such as "i.e.,", etc...

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                  • Slide left instead of Press long/enter to access to emoji

                    Be able to slide left instead of Press long/enter to access to emoji, it is possible ?

                    It is a little bit too long to make a "Press long" on enter to access to emoji especially in Samsung Message app ..

                    Sorry my english isn't really good ...

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                    • 3 votes
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                      • Problem with vibration on Galaxy Tab S 8.4

                        I have problem with vibratioon on my tablet, when I click some letter, vibration works 2 or more time, but it should only one like on my phone. Please fix it.

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                        • Allow "m" key and "back" key to learn or be programed by user to correct for when one is hit when the other one was desired

                          For example you could allow us to alter the size of each key perhaps? And maybe that could be rolled out as an option for other troublesome keys?

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                            • Please add Sybyr keyboard.

                              Hello! Add Sybyr keyboard , please.
                              İn native language "Sibirca". Letters Ââ, Ôô, Ûû, Îî, İi, Ŋŋ, ɣ (and big ɣ), Çç, Şş, .....
                              I sent you two pictures (example looks like the keyboard) in the mail (hello@swiftkey.net)
                              I can send you two pictures (example of keyboard look).
                              Contact me, please.

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                                • switch the keyboard layout such as Shift + Alt or Shift + Ctrl

                                  For Air keyboard is provided to switch the keyboard layout such as "Shift + Alt" or "Shift + Ctrl", you may consider the inclusion of this type of keyboard layout switching in future versions. For air Keyboard is a very useful thing.

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                                  • Change suggestions while typing

                                    If I enter 3 characters , I read some suggestions.
                                    But entering the fourth character , the suggestions do not change !
                                    It's usefull to change them ( plural , singular , male, female , etc. ), otherwise I would have already chosen one of the suggested word... :-/

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                                      • Language Specific Punctuation

                                        Some languages like Spanish use different punctuation such as ¿ / ¡.

                                        These punctuation still show up even if I'm using a language that doesn't require them (like English). This also forces the normal "!" halfway across the screen.

                                        The only way to disable them is to disable Spanish. It would be nice to only have language-specific punctuation (similar to the setup with accent marks).

                                        Thank you!

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                                        • Space before point

                                          it would be awesome if points wouldn't automatically be placed next to the last letter. e. g. if you want to make a smiley like "._." its really annoying if the first point is placed directly next to the last word... maybe make an option for enabling or disabling this function

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