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  1. Old smiley panel

    PLEASE give back (at least as a setting) the way smileys worked before. The hold and slide smiley panel was way way faster and cleaner looking than the new emoji panel...

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      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Standard emoticons gone in version 5?

      Please give back the feature of standard emoticons (on enter key) for those who dont like fancy emojis in version 5. At least an option in settings menu to opt for it.

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      • Personalize accent for the long press

        Add the option to choose which accent or number will appear first after a long press. So you can choose for every character which accent or symbol you want. E.g. in german it could be very useful to have a "ä" instead of a "@" by long pressing the "a" button.
        This would save a lot of time for me, Thanks!

        18 votes
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        • It'd be nice to be able to set my own emoji definitions

          The emoji prediction is nice but unless there is a full emoji language list already you could provide us, I think the easiest way would be to allow the users to match emojis up with their words of choice.

          Jon & Ben, Thank you... seriously you guys have the best keyboard and probably my most cherished app - Bravo

          7 votes
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          • Swipe left/right on space move cursor to left or right

            It's very hard Pin cursor in right place! So I would move cursor by a swipe on space: swipe to left on space move cursor to left; swipe right to space move cursor to right!
            Easy, simply, faster!

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            • Bring Back Enter To Send

              I miss that function. Currently, enter creates a new line and I know a lot of people have been complaining about it. Please bring back the function to be able to have the enter key send again.

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              • Extra accented characters

                Hi, please add accented characters (in English) with macrons at least, like ā and others which are same category, in addition to what you've already given. Would be grateful. Thanks in advance.

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                • Sms optimization

                  Patterns and words learnt from my mobile device should be available as suggestions when I use my tab ie Nexus 10 also. That is not happening now.

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                  • 3 votes
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                    • Long press entree's in Emoji>Recent to remove from Recent list

                      The Recent tab on Emoji lists your most recently used Emoji, but what if we press the wrong one?

                      We should have the ability remove one of all of the Recent's (perhaps long press on the recent tab to clear all?).

                      Alternate title: Remove recently used emoji from Emoji>Recent Tab with long press

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                      • The only thing that I think that this keyboard needs, is the arrows that the user can use to navigate between fields in a form.

                        The only thing that I think that this keyboard needs, is the arrows that the user can use to navigate between fields in a form. Right now, it have arrows to navigate in the text in a field.

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                        • Make keyboard a little bit t bigger than the bigger keyboard in the resize area

                          Resize the screen is nice but need a keyboard even a little bit bigger

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                          • Have punctuation available on keyboard next to letters

                            Should have option for punctuation on keyboard next to letters rather than having to go to numbers keyboard

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                            • Single press for single smiley on main layout

                              A recent update made the emoji button open the view with all the emoji. Before a short press just inserted a simple smiley. Bring this back as a possibility please, it's been killing me.

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                              • .Com button needed

                                Missing from main keyboard.

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                                • Put comma and period more in the center of buttons, plus spacer at bottom....

                                  I keep accidentally hitting the home button on my HTC One when trying to type the period, I have average adult male thumbs, so I can't be the only one this frustrates...

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                                  • 3 votes
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                                    • better website

                                      how about making your website better. I looked all over for help and could not find anything. I posted at the beginning of the web page. DIdn't know how to start a blog, couldn't find tech help and couldn't find my answers anywhere on the website. I posted as joebeaster

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                                      • Changing emoji fonts?

                                        Despite having an Android phone, I hate the Android emoji fonts package! Can we have the option to use :-) again or even have other font packages available like IOS or WhatsApp fonts........

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                                        • Shiftkey + arrow keys = select text

                                          Holding down shift and pressing arrow keys to select text. Add gestures or dedicated buttons for copy and paste, and you have the best keyboard on Android.

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